Hong Kong, May 29, 2022

LOT 432

Ref. CK 1067, pocket watch, single-button chronograph, minute counter, calibre 39 CHRO, dark grey lacquered dial, Archimedean spiral scales; Staybrite stainless steel

HKD 41,500 - 83,000

EUR 5,000 - 10,000 / CHF 5,300 - 10,500 / USD 5,300 - 10,600

Sold: HKD 58,750

Staybrite stainless steel, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, snap-on case-back, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and two horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single round-shaped push-piece located on the winding-crown at 12 o’clock) with tachometric scale graduated on the dial for 500 units per hour, and, in the centre, telemetric scale graduated for one kilometre and pulsometric scale graduated for 30 pulsations in Archimedean spirals
· Dragging 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)

Case-back polished.

Dark grey colour lacquered dial with suspended Arabic numerals, dark grey colour auxiliary dials; polished steel hands.

Movement 17’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator; chronograph work on the top plate.

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*
Dial: 2-17-01

Very good

Slightly spotted

HANDS Original

Brand Omega, Bienne / Biel

Year circa 1941

Movement No. 9 115 236

Case No. 9 571 927

Material Staybrite stainless steel

Diameter 50.2 mm.

Caliber 39 CHRO, 17’’’ lever escapement

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives


The Extract from the Archives (No. 41 473), dated May 11, 2021, mentioned that this watch was delivered on June 25, 1941, in the French Colonies.


Staybrite stainless steel

The mention “Acier Staybrite” is the trade name of an early stainless steel alloy conceived and patented by the Brown Firth Research Laboratories in Sheffield, United Kingdom of Great Britain.