Omega Military Watch Navigation Luftwaffe Swiss Original Vintage 1934 Movement
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Omega Military Watch Navigation Luftwaffe Swiss Original Vintage 1934 Movement:
MILITARY VINTAGE SWISS WRISTWATCH
This sale is a unique
example of a vintage men's timepiece of one of the most known and recognized
Swiss brands. It is an interesting
wristwatch of the Second World War that was made by “Omega Factory”.
This astonishing timepiece features a new professionally made dial. This specimen is executed in a military style and is stylized as the watch of the Luftwaffe. It is an early variant of the big navigation watch of the Luftwaffe with hour angle indication, featuring 60 minute checkered outer and inner track borders, original blue steel hands and easily readable Arabic numerals and an off-centre small second’s hand. The light-colored metal dial is signed ’OMEGA’ with trademark Omega symbol above this.
This military watch has a four-piece, double hinged case of open type. The existence of an inner dust cover lid is a good sign of a quality watch. It was used to protect the mechanism from dust and debris and to provide an extra layer of protection from shock or moisture. The inside of the outer case lid is stamped a logo of the OMEGA Factory with trademark Omega symbol, the inscription ‘OMEGA –SWISS MADE – FABRICATION SUISSE’ and case reference number #8.741.142.
The winding crown is in very good shape and operates properly.
This mechanical timepiece has the original branded movement. On the mechanism there are inscriptions: ‘OMEGA WATCH CO’, ‘SWISS’, ‘ADJUSTED TWO 2 POSITIONS’ and ‘FIFTEEN 15 JEWELS’. The signed original movement with genuine jewels has serial number #7.849.020. The serial number on the movement as the reference case number (#8.741.142) places the date of production of this piece at 1934. The qualitative mechanism is in an excellent status which was very well saved, considering age of this watch.
The pocket watches were not practical in combat. So, this watch was converted to wristwatch.
watch without the 48 mm
Diameter watch with the 51 mm
The timepiece is in working condition, well hold time. Quality and reliability turned out well to hold at high Swiss level. Purchasing such antique watch, you enlarge your collection, consequently your investments!
HISTORY: The History of a Successful Company Omega was founded by Louis Brandt at La Chaux – de – Fonds, Switzerland in 1848 as a assembly workshop. In 1879, after his death, his two sons Louis Paul and César started the in-house manufacturing so they started having total production control. One year later, Omega moved into a small factory that became a huge one when 12 months later they bought the entire building. In 1903, they both died leaving the company in 24 years old, Paul Emile Brandt’s hands. Because of the crisis that the Second World War left, he had to work really hard in order to face the economic difficulties. He merged Omega with Tissot calling the new company SSIH. The SSIH group continued to grow and multiply under his leadership and, by the seventies, it had become Switzerland’s number one producer of finished watches and number three in the world.
SHIPPING TIME: Your item will be posted at once after the payment, and it is estimated to arrive in 2-4 weeks (15-30 days) in normal conditions. But as you know, sometimes it maybe 5-10 days delay for the reasons of the flights and custom issues. In any way, please do not hesitate to contact me.
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RETURN POLICY: It is very important! I always check the watch before sending once again. But my experience shows that vintage watches very badly endure road. If suddenly after the receiving the package you find any problems and you are not satisfied by your purchase, do not rush to file a complaint. Necessarily contact me and we will solve this problem and we will obligatory discuss and resolve any created situation. I always solve the arisen problems with buyers.