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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 208

    Omega. A fine 18K pink gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet, half-hooded lugs and box

    SIGNED OMEGA, AUTOMATIC, CHRONOMETER, OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED, CONSTELLATION, GRAND LUXE CONSTELLATION CALENDAR MODEL, REF. BB 368.802, MOVEMENT NO. 20'000'495, CASE NOS. 618'307 AND 62SC, MANUFACTURED IN 1964

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    Omega. A fine 18K pink gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet, half-hooded lugs and box
    Signed Omega, Automatic, Chronometer, Officially Certified, Constellation, Grand Luxe Constellation Calendar model, ref. BB 368.802, movement no. 20'000'495, case nos. 618'307 and 62SC, manufactured in 1964
    Cal. 561 copper-finished lever movement, 24 jewels, swan neck regulator, the solid pink gold dial with applied pink gold baton numerals with onyx inlays, pink gold dauphine hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date, in circular water-resistant-type case with flat bezel, half-hooded lugs, screw back centred by the raised representation of the Geneva Observatory surrounded by a starry sky, 18K pink gold Omega Reinhor brick bracelet and semi-extending clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Omega red leather presentation box.

    According to the Archives of Montres Omega, the present watch, a reference BB 368.802 (18K red gold gents watch with 18K red gold bracelet), was delivered to Bolivia on 17 February 1964.

    This particular "Constellation" model with its unusual lugs was used in various Omega ads and is illustrated in Omega - A Journey Through Time by Marco Richon, pp. 368, pl. 3960.

    The present watch stands out by its excellent and original overall condition.