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

LOT 37


Omega, No. 3630575, case No. 4439913, Ref. 743,19. Case signed Holy Frères, Saint-Imier. Specially made in 280 examples for the ?Eidgenössisches Schützenfest, Bern, 1910? ? or Federal Shooting Exhibition in Bern, Switzerland, 1910. Sold on August 5, 1910. Very fine and important, 18K pink and yellow gold keyless pocket chronometer ?Première Classe? with high-relief decoration. Accompanied by the original fitted rosewood box with mother-of-pearl medallion, a hair chain, the original Bulletin de Marche and an Extract of the same. This watch is sold with Certificate of Authenticity and a 2-year Omega guarantee.

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

EUR 3,800 - 5,000 / USD 5,000 - 6,500

Sold: CHF 7,080

C. Four-body , ?demi-bassine?, solid, polished, the back cover cast with the profile of a women dressed in traditional Bernese costume and headdress and surrounded by the inscription ?1910, Bern?. Hinged gold cuvette engraved ?Eidgenössisches Schützenfest, Bern 1910, K. Niklaus, Monrepas?. D. Three part white enamel with painted Dauphine numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Yellowgold ?spade? hands. M. Cal. 19??? LOD, gilt brass, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, eccentric cam micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 50 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 3-9



Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Caliber 19??? LOD L = Lépine; O = Omega caliber; D = 17 jewels, 8 - 12 chatons, Observatory chronometer, snail regulator, adjusted to less than one minute per month. Provenance: Omega Museum. The Bernese woman depicted on the back cover of this watch is dressed in the traditional attire of the Simmental area with a light, transparent ?Schwefelhuetli? on her head. Her profile is surrounded by the words ?1910, Bern? on a fine crown of Edelweiss flowers. Caliber 19???LOD, as used in this watch, is a chronometer caliber. Omega supplied some 180 watches for the 1910 Federal Shooting Exhibition in Berne.