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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, May 13, 2018

LOT 223

OMEGA, LARGE 44MM STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH A fine, attractive, extremely large, manual wind stainless steel wristwatch.

Brand Omega

Reference Ref. CK 2039

Year Circa 1939

Numbers Case N. 9'802'806, Movement N. 9'127'746

Caliber 37.S.15 P

Dimensions 44 mm.

Signature Dial, Case and Movement.

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

HKD 48,000 - 64,000 / USD 6,000 - 8,000

Sold: CHF 11,875


Grading System
Grade:

Exceptional

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2-8*

Very good

Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-8-10*

Very good

Slightly scratched

Patinated

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense


Notes

Following the development of early wristwatches for military use, these watches were mostly being manufactured using robust calibers from pocket watches. Found in Eastern Europe, it seems that many of these early oversize wristwatches were delivered in or around Poland. An extract was requested from Omega in Switzerland but unfortunately we were informed that due to the nature of the paper archives from the time, some of the information was missing or had not survived and unfortunately it was the case for this request (email from Omega available on request). Nevertheless there have been very few examples that have ever appeared on the market and is without a doubt the largest time only Omega wristwatch available.