Stock No.

Exhibit No.8

Collection No. 113

Brand

Omega

Year

1959

Movement

Calibre 501 automatic (self-winding), 19 jewels, 19800 VpH, with hour, minute, and centre seconds

Case Material

Stainless steel with straight lugs, and Omega-signed crown, caseback outer engraved CERTIFIED HIGH PRESSURE WATERPROOF, SEAMASTER, Ω  around the central Seahorse motif, inner stamped 2913-8 SC

Condition

Presented in superb pre-owned condition, having a very attractive matte black dial with light degradation to the early tritium indexes, and matching lume to the handset. The case, dial, hands and bezel appear original, the bezel insert is in very good order with only minor scratches and flaws, while the case has been lightly and sympathetically polished, retaining thickness and strength to the lugs. All in all, a very well looked after, clean and attractive example.

Dimensions

38.5 mm diameter, strap circumference approximately 200 mm

Bracelet

Supplied with owner’s brown calf leather strap and pin buckle.

Handset

Steel dauphine hour and arrow minutes, flat-end counter-balanced tapered sweeping seconds

Accessories

Accompanied by a red Omega-signed presentation box, with Omega Extract of the Archives confirming production of the watch on April 14, 1959 and its subsequent delivery to Switzerland.

Signed

Case, crown, dial and movement

Bezel

Stainless steel serrated, with black Bakelite bezel insert and tritium lume pearl at zero