• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

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    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 376

    Omega. An extremely fine and rare 18K white gold automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, hooded lugs and bracelet

    SIGNED OMEGA, AUTOMATIC, CHRONOMETRE, OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED, REF. OG 14327, MOVEMENT NO. 12'728'788, CASE NO. 11'060'186, MANUFACTURED IN 1953

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    Omega. An extremely fine and rare 18K white gold automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, hooded lugs and bracelet
    Signed Omega, Automatic, Chronometre, Officially Certified, ref. OG 14327, movement no. 12'728'788, case no. 11'060'186, manufactured in 1953
    Cal. 325 copper-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, silvered matte dial, applied dagger and square-shaped numerals, dauphine hands, sweep centre seconds, circular case, enlarged bezel, fluted hooded lugs, snap on back, 18K white gold Omega articulated brick link bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. diam.


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    According to the Archives of Omega, the present watch was sold to the Swiss market on 26 June 1953.

    It is one of the exceedingly rare "De Luxe Chronometer" reference OG 14327 models cased in white gold with white gold bracelet to appear in public to date. Introduced into the market in 1953, the iconic "De Luxe Chronometer" was available mainly in yellow gold cases. Examples in white gold or platinum are exceedingly rare and have become highly coveted collector's watches.

    The appeal of the present watch is furthermore enhanced by its very good, original overall condition.

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