Steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date1680/0. Circa 1977/1978. The Submariner was first created in 1953 and was the world’s first wrist watch designed for SCUBA diving. The 1680 model was introduced in 1969, and was the first Submariner model to feature the date function. Powered by the calibre 1575 Automatic chronometer movement and featuring the classic Black matt dial with plexiglass, finished off with a Black uni-directional bezel. Mounted on a Black nato strap with buckle. Rolex service box and service papers dated June 2015 only. Our reference S18901.