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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 396

    Omega. A fine and unusual stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with black dial

    SIGNED OMEGA, REF. CK 2077-3, MOVEMENT NO. 9600434, CIRCA 1942

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    Omega. A fine and unusual stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with black dial
    Signed Omega, ref. CK 2077-3, movement no. 9600434, circa 1942
    Cal. 33.3 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the black dial with gilt Arabic numerals, outer gilt five minute divisions and copper-coloured tachymetre scale, inner gilt and copper-coloured spiral telemetre scale, two engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in large water-resistant-type case with screw back, downturned lugs, two round chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. diam.


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    A similar watch is described and illustrated in Omega Watches by John Goldberger, p. 77, and in Omega - A Journey Through Time by Marco Richon, p. 534, pl. 2908. In the latter it is stated that the watch in question was purchased by Omega at Christie's South Kensington "Omega Watches and Wristwatches" Auction of 6 December 2000 for the amount of UKP 2,000. The watch was furthermore featured on the catalogue cover of this sale.