12 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
OMEGA. AN OVERSIZED 18K GOLD AND DIAMOND OPENFACE SPLIT-SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH
SIGNED OMEGA, MOVEMENT NO. 2201750, CASE NO. 6715, CIRCA 1966
Cal. 1131 gilt-finished lever movement, 21 jewels, micrometer regulator, black chapter ring, applied diamond-set numerals, gilt brushed central zone signed Expressely Made For Prince of Siam, outer white chapter ring calibrated to 60 units, blued steel hands, two engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minute register, one red and one blue split-seconds hands, large circular case, raised smooth bezel, chronograph operated through large buttons in the textured band and crown, time setting button in textured band, case, dial and movement signed
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This particular model of the Omega Olympic Grand Luxe split-seconds chronograph is most likely a special order made upon request.
A similar model is illustrated in Omega: A Journey Through Time, by M. Richon, p. 568.