12 May 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Omega. A rare 18K white gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet
Signed Omega, Automatic, Constellation, retailed by Meister, ref. BC 368.4022, movement no. 24'441'899, case no. 168'004/14, manufactured in 1965
Cal. 561 copper-finished lever movement, 24 jewels, the silvered dial with applied baton numerals with luminous accents, luminous dauphine hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date, in circular water-resistant-type case with downturned lugs, screw back centred by the raised representation of the Geneva Observatory surrounded by a starry sky, 18K white gold Omega woven bracelet and deployant clasp, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
35 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Omega period presentation box.
According to the Archives of Montres Omega, the present watch, a reference BC 368.4022 18K white gold gents watch with 18K white gold bracelet, was delivered to Meister in Switzerland on 7 July 1965.
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