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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 170

    Omega. An unusual gilt brass and elox 8-day display desk clock with sweep centre seconds, made for the Swedish Market

    SIGNED OMEGA, RÄTT TID, REF. 5008, MOVEMENT NO. 716350, CIRCA 1960

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    Omega. An unusual gilt brass and elox 8-day display desk clock with sweep centre seconds, made for the Swedish Market
    Signed Omega, Rätt Tid, ref. 5008, movement no. 716350, circa 1960
    Cal. 53.7 SC-6720 gilt-finished jewelled 8-day lever movement, glazed dust cover, the silvered matte dial with applied gilt dagger and Arabic numerals and inscription Rätt Tid (Swedish for Exact Time), gilt dauphine hands, sweep centre seconds, in square case with concave copper-coloured elox sides, applied lettering Omega, case, dial and movement signed
    160 mm. wide


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    For a description and illustration of such an "Exact Time" clock see Omega - A Journey Through Time by Marco Richon, p. 195, pl. 1720.