Lot #3183 – Omega Pocket Watch

Estimate: $300.00 – $500.00

Open face vintage Omega pocket watch.  Two tone silver and gray Omega Art Deco style sector dial with painted Arabic numerals.  Blue Breguet Moon hands.  Keyless mechanical manual wind movement.  Snap on case back.  Can be secured to a fob.  Approximate diameter is 43mm.

Dial has patina due to age.  Hands have areas of paint loss and discoloration.  The case has superficial scratches and areas of pitting due to normal wear and age.  The overall condition of the pocket watch is fair.  Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy nor water resistance/proofness.  An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.

In 1848, Louis Brandt founded La Generale Watch Co. in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.  In 1903, he changed the name to Louis Brandt et Frere – Omega Watch & Co which was changed once more to the current Omega SA in 1982.  Throughout it’s rich history, Omega was chosen as the official watch for Britain’s Royal Flying Corps in 1917, the US Army in 1918, and most famously for NASA in 1969.  Some of Omega’s most well known models are – Omega Speedmaster Professional, Omega Speedmaster, Omega Seamaster, Omega Constellation, Omega De Ville, Omega Dynamic, Omega Flightmaster, and Omega Railmaster.  Not as widely known, Omega even created a Tourbillon in 1947.

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Description

Brand:  Omega
Diameter:  43mm
Dial Color:  Silver / gray
Case Back:  Solid
Movement:  Manual wind
Functions:  Hours, minutes, seconds
Band:  NA
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  NA

Brand

Omega