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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, October 27, 2018

LOT 227

OMEGA MARINE, 9K YELLOW GOLD

9K yellow gold, manual-winding, rectangular-shaped, Art Deco, waterresistant with a special double case sliding system fastening in the back with a turn-clown click, gentleman’s wristwatch Case based on the Swiss invention patent No. 146 310, delivered on March 10, 1930, to Louis Alix, Geneva, for a “Boîtier étanche de montre-bracelet”.

Brand Omega

Model Marine

Year Circa 1935

Caliber 14.4 S

Bracelet Brown leather strap

Dimensions 37 x 22.5 mm.

Signed Dial, case and movement

HKD 16,000 - 30,000

CHF 2,000 - 3,700 / USD 2,100 - 3,850

Sold: HKD 22,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-11

Good

Slightly worn

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

Omega Marine This model was launched in 1932 by Omega with a case patented in Switzerland as No. 146.310, delivered on March 10, 1930, to Louis Alix, Geneva, for a "Boîtier étanche de montre-bracelet". This invention was also patented in the following countries: France, under No. 710 316; Great Britain, under No. 365 356; Germany, under No. 567 213; USA, under No. 1 907 700. The Omega Marine was the first watch to be tested at a DEPTH exceeding 70 meters. In 1936, an Omega Marine descended to a DEPTH of 73 meters for 30 minutes in the Geneva Lake; the temperature at maximum DEPTH was 5 degrees Centigrade. 9K yellow gold, manual-winding, rectangular-shaped, Art Deco, water-resistant with a special double case sliding system fastening in the back with a turn-clown click, gentleman's wristwatch Case based on the Swiss invention paten.. 146 310, delivered on March 10, 1930, to Louis Alix, Geneva, for a "Boîtier étanche de montre-bracelet".