Dating a vintage omega pocket watch
massive case (ref: 166.068) measures 41mm excluding the crown, with original mineral glass.Since its foundation by Louis Brandt in 1848, Omega has continually marked the history of watchmaking. Seamaster, Speedmaster, Constellation, Dynamic, Flightmaster, Mega Quartz, Cosmic . A Platinum Constellation Grand Luxe dating from 1953 went to a Swiss bidder for CHF413,700 after fierce competition from Italy and Japan. It is probably one of the most collectible brands with so many models for you to choose from... In April 2007- "Omegamania" hosted by the world’s leading horological auctioneers Antiquorum, generated a total of CHF6,536,911 including the highest price ever paid for an Omega watch at auction.Omegamania has shown all Omega fans and watch collectors the fantastic richness and scope of the brand and its heritage and this auction will remain as a milestone in Omega’s history. Fine and rare, large, asymmetric, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel professional diver’s wristwatch with date.A very nice, near mint condition classic minimalist Omega Geneve with date. You usually see this in the 14k gold version, this piece is the rarer 18K solid gold model. Highly sought after, especially after the Antiquorum Omegamania auction in April 2007, the exposure of which made this watch very desirable, even by non-Omega "BIG WATCH" collectors who did not know the existence of the watch.Dial is signed Omega AUTOMATIC SEAMASTER 200 T SWISS MADE T.
The yellow dial gives off such cheerful hue, especially one that comes with its original T dial and original hand sets that have aged gracefully over the years !!!
100% Original dial with quick set date function at 3 o'clock position.
Comes with original Omega signed used strap & original Omega goldplated buckle. Two-body, massive, polished and brushed, revolving graduated bezel for the decompression times with red security pushbutton at 2 to lock the bezel, hooded lugs, screwed-in and protected winding crown at 9, inclined and reeded bezel, flat case back with horizontal anti-slip groove pattern, sapphire crystal.
Original stainless steel case with stainless steel screwback case (size: 35mm excluding crown, 38mm including and 43mm from lug to lug) in very good condition. Beautiful original with special textured design in very good condition.
Nicknamed the Banana 200 Seamaster, a highly collectible & relatively rare model of the late 60s Seamaster range.
the bright yellow face was designed to increase visibility in low-light, nautically submerged conditions, under water.