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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 258

    Omega. A fine and rare 18K gold rectangular curved wristwatch with hinged back and two-tone silvered dial

    SIGNED OMEGA, MOVEMENT NO. 7'242'256, CASE NO. 8'366'560, CIRCA 1930

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    Omega. A fine and rare 18K gold rectangular curved wristwatch with hinged back and two-tone silvered dial
    Signed Omega, movement no. 7'242'256, case no. 8'366'560, circa 1930
    Cal. 19.4 circular nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, two-tone silvered dial, Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds, rectangular curved case, bevelled sides, raised ends, curved hinged back, case, dial and movement signed
    22 mm. wide & 44 mm. overall length


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    According to the Archives of Montres Omega, the present watch was sold to the US in 1930.

    This watch is distinguished by its typical 1930s design, featuring a modern, yet typical Art Deco style case designed to fit around the wrist and the very symmetrical, two-tone silvered dial. With its impressive overall length of 44 mm., it is thought to be one of Omega's longest rectangular wristwatches made to date.