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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 321

    Omega. A fine and rare 18K pink gold limited edition tonneau-shaped self-winding wristwatch

    SIGNED OMEGA, THE PETROGRAD WATCH, 1915, THE OMEGA MUSEUM COLLECTION, COLLECTOR'S SERIES NUMBER FOUR, NO. 1058/1915, MANUFACTURED IN 2003

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    Omega. A fine and rare 18K pink gold limited edition tonneau-shaped self-winding wristwatch
    Signed Omega, The Petrograd Watch, 1915, The Omega Museum Collection, Collector's Series Number Four, No. 1058/1915, manufactured in 2003
    Cal. 2200 nickel-finished lever movement, 21 jewels, the silvered matte dial with oversized Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, in large tonneau-shaped curved case with hinged wire lugs, the back secured by eight screws, 18K pink gold Omega buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    32 mm. wide & 50 mm. overall length


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    Accompanied by Omega Limited Series Certificate, International Warranty, Chronometer Certificate, original sales tag, fitted brown leather presentation box inscribed The Omega Museum Collection Limited Edition of the 1915 Petrograd Watch Collector Series Number Four, outer packaging.

    The present watch is number 1058 of a limited edition of 1951 examples made to commemorate the Petrograd Watch. This tonneau-shape model, originally introduced into the market in 1915, was designed primarily for Russia and Eastern European Countries.