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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 11

    Omega. A large stainless steel and gold rectangular wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, black dial and bracelet

    SIGNED OMEGA, CONSTELLATION, MARINE CHRONOMETER, MEGAQUARTZ, F,4 MHZ, REF. ST 398.0832, MOVEMENT NO. 37'059'063, CASE NOS.1'980'082 AND 3'980'832, MANUFACTURED IN 1977

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    Omega. A large stainless steel and gold rectangular wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, black dial and bracelet
    Signed Omega, Constellation, Marine Chronometer, Megaquartz, f,4 MHz, ref. ST 398.0832, movement no. 37'059'063, case nos.1'980'082 and 3'980'832, manufactured in 1977
    Cal. 1516 electroquartz movement, 13 jewels, black dial, applied baton numerals, sweep centre seconds, window for date, heavy rectangular stainless steel case, gold bezel secured by four screws, back secured by four screws, stainless steel Omega bracelet, deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    33 mm. wide; overall length approx. 180 mm.


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    According to the Archives of Omega, the present watch was manufactured on 10 February 1977 and delivered to Germany.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The following three lots, 11 – 13, are fine examples of Omega’s Constellation Electroquartz model, launched at the April 1970 Basel Fair. It features the famed Beta 21 movement: the movement, developed by a consortium of 21 Swiss watch companies, represents the first commercially viable foray of Swiss watchmaking into non-mechanical wristwatches.

    The Constellation model is prominently described and illustrated in “Omega – A Journey Through Time”, by Marco Richon, p. 374.