Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 10, 2013


OMEGA CHRONOGRAPH OVERSIZE, TRIPLE LUGS SECTOR DIAL Omega, "chrono-tachy-telemeter", movement No. 9388562, case No. 9978037. Made circa 1941. Very fine and extremely rare, large, stainless steel wristwatch with olive-button chronograph, register, telemeter, tachometer, triple mobile lugs, two-tone sector dial and a later stainless steel Omega buckle.

CHF 11,000 - 16,000

HKD 92,000 - 100,000 / USD 12,000 - 17,000

Three-body, polished and brushed, stepped flat bezel, triple mobile lugs, snap-on back. Matte silver with hour sector, outer minutes and fifths of a second track with Arabic five-second numerals, outermost blue telemeter scale, inner blue spiral tachometer scale, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register. Blued steel Breguet hands. Cal. 33.3 CHRO T3, 14 ½''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-51-01



Partially reprinted

HANDS Original


DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. This Omega chronograph with triple mobile lugs is an extremely rare model. For the period, it is of unusually large size. See : Omega, A Journey Through Time, Marco Richon, 2007, p. 536.