12 May 2008
This lot is offered without a reserve
Omega. A fine stainless steel pilot's wristwatch with black dial and later case
Signed Omega, movement no. 8667522, case no. 9723537, circa 1935
Cal. 26.5 SOB nickel-finished lever movement, 15 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the black dial with luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands, subsidiary seconds, in later added large circular case with inner bidirectional rotating bezel with engraved red 12 hours calibration, extended downturned lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
40 mm. diam.
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According to the Archives of Montres Omega, the movement and the case of the present watch were not born together and have therefore been assembled to a later date.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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