Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 525

OMEGA MARINE STEEL Omega, case No. 8865980. Made in the 1930's. Fine and unusual, rectangular, water-resistant, stainless steel Staybrite wristwatch with a special slide-out feature to secure the case to be water-resistant (Swiss Pat. No. 146310).

CHF 1,000 - 2,000

HKD 8,000 - 16,000 / USD 1,000 - 2,000

Sold: CHF 2,375

Three-body, polished and brushed, bezel with horizontal bars, on the case back, a mobile hook to lock the inner and outer case parts together, flat top crystal. Matte silver with black painted Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel lozenge hands. Cal. 19.4, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance spring.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 24 x 34 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm.