Lot #3218 – Omega Seamaster Ploprof Co-Axial 1200M Watch 224.30.55.21.01.001

Estimate: $6,000.00 – $7,000.00

Men’s stainless steel Omega Ploprof Seamaster Professional wristwatch with date, ref #224.30.55.21.01.001.  Black Omega Seamaster Professional Co-Axial Chronometer 1200m / 4000ft dial with applied luminous hour markers.  Bi-directional rotating bezel.  The numbers and markers on the bezel are luminous.  Swiss made, self winding automatic movement, Omega Co-Axial caliber 8500.  Screw in crown.  Automatic helium escape valve.  Case back stamped with the Omega Hippocampus seahorse logo in the center and 1200m/4000ft PLOPROF OMEGA CALIBRE 8500 CO-AXIAL ESCAPEMENT.  Comes on a stainless steel Omega “Sharkproof” mesh bracelet with a push button stainless steel Omega deployant buckle.  Accompanied by an Omega watch box, an Omega warranty card (no longer valid), an Omega Pictograms card, and an Omega hang tag with matching serial number.  Approximate dimensions are 55mm x 48mm.

Has superficial scratches due to normal wear and age.  Overall condition is good.  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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Brand:  Omega
Model:  Seamaster Professional Ploprof 1200M Co-Axial Chronometer
Reference:  #224.30.55.21.01.001 or #224-30-55-21-01-001 or #22430552101001 or #224 30 55 21 01 001 or #224/30/55/21/01/001
Diameter:  55 x 48mm
Dial Color:  Black
Case Material:  Stainless steel
Bezel Material:  Stainless steel
Case Back:  Solid
Movement:  Automatic
Functions:  Hours, minutes, seconds, date
Band:  Stainless steel Omega mesh bracelet with a push button Omega deployant buckle
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  $9,700.00

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