Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 30

Ref. 2451, chronograph, minute and hour counters, black dial, made for the Argentinian Air Force; stainless steel

EUR 4,500 - 6,500

USD 5,400 - 7,800 / HKD 41,500 - 60,000

Sold: EUR 3,510

Stainless steel, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, black dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and three horological complications:
• 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces)
• Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
• 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)

Case-back engraved with the Argentinian Air Force logo.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-50-55-01



Luminous material reapplied

HANDS Original

Brand Omega, Bienne / Biel

Model made for the Argentinian Air Force

Reference 2451

Year circa 1950

Movement No. 9 599 300

Bracelet black leather Omega strap

Buckle stainless steel Omega buckle

Caliber CHRO 12

Dimensions 41.6 x 35.2 mm

Signature dial, case and movement


*a 20% import VAT is due on the hammer price with buyer's premium, plus 150€ for termination of temporary export, at buyer's expense, only if it is delivered within the EU