30 November 2005
OMEGA. A LOT OF ONE TITANIUM AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, DATE AND BRACELET AND ONE STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH
Signed Omega, Models Seamaster Professional, Case No. 60341075 and Speedmaster, Case No. 55805476, circa 1995
Both with nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the first, the textured blue dial with luminous baton and dagger numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date, the circular water-resistant-type case with revolving bezel calibrated for 60 units, helium escape valve at 10, screw back and screw down crown, together with a titanium Omega link bracelet and deployant clasp; and the second, the bright yellow dial with luminous baton numerals and hands, three subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, the circular case with tachometric scale on bezel, two chronograph buttons in the band, snap on back, together with a stainless steel Omega buckle, case, dial and movement signed (second watch not illustrated)
41 mm. and 39 mm. diam.; first watch overall length approximately 200 mm.
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The first watch is accompanied by the original Omega presentation box with outer packaging.
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