Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, Apr 15, 2007

LOT 141


Omega, ?Seamaster Memomatic?, No. 30017896, Ref. ST 166.0072. Sold on August 16, 1971. Fine and rare, cushion-shaped, self-winding, center seconds, water-resistant, gentleman`s wristwatch with alarm, date and a stainless steel Omega bracelet with deployant clasp. This watch is sold with a box, Certificate of Authenticity, and a 2-year Omega guarantee.

CHF 1,500 - 2,000

EUR 1,000 - 1,300 / USD 1,200 - 1,700

Sold: CHF 4,720

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, three-position alarm setting crown at 2 o´clock, recessed date corrector in the band at 3, winding crown at 4, screw-down back engraved with ?Seamaster? logo, hesalite crystal. D. Gray and black, applied white baton indexes with luminous tips, outer minute/ seconds divisions on a gray reserve, date aperture, two inner gray revolving discs for the alarm, an orange triangle for the hours and a double orange line for the minutes. Luminous white ?baton? hands, orange seconds hand. M. Cal. 980, copper-colored, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapment, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movment signed. Dim. 40 x 43 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


The Memomatic line was launched in 1970. It was the world´s first self-winding alarm wristwatch with just one barrel, allowing for the simultaneous winding of both the timekeeping and alarm functions. In the alarm function, a hammer strikes a vibrating blade. The Memomatic was also the first alarm wristwatch in which the alarm could be set to the exact minute.