• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 67

    Omega. A large and attractive 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with two-tone silvered dial and pulsometre

    SIGNED OMEGA, REF. OU 2088, MOVEMENT NO. 9'386'511, CASE NO. 9'174'343, MANUFACTURED IN 1940

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    Omega. A large and attractive 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with two-tone silvered dial and pulsometre
    Signed Omega, ref. OU 2088, movement no. 9'386'511, case no. 9'174'343, manufactured in 1940
    Cal. 33.3 CHRO T3 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, two-tone silvered dial, Arabic numerals, inner spiral blue tachymetre scale, red scale calibrated for 30 pulsations, outer five minute divisions and blue tachymetre scale, two engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minutes register, circular case, facetted downturned lugs, snap on back, two oval chronograph buttons in the band, 18K gold Omega buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    37.5 mm. diam.


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    Delivered with Omega contemporary presentation box.

    According to the Archives of Montres Omega, the present watch was manufactured in 1940 and delivered to Italy.

    A similar watch is described and illustrated in Omega Watches by John Goldberger, p. 86, and in Omega - A Journey through Time by Marco Richon, p. 537, pl. 8234.

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