A Solid Rare 18k Pink gold Omega automatic dated 1965. An excellent almost mint example of a tried and tested favourite caliber from the 1960s. An Omega three piece case dress watch with a satin silver perfect original dial, gilt markers and straight, gilt hour, minute and central seconds, This watch screams sophistication and style.
This simplistic style is one of our favourite, classic 1960s vintage watches and one of our top classic vintage Omega selections. Powered by the ever reliable Omega calibre 552 - 24 Jewel automatic movement and encased in a 34.mm three piece clip back case -Not a seamaster or constellation but a timeless design which looks as good today as it would have in 1965
Founded by Louis Brandt in 1848, Omega started out as La Generale Watch Co., an unassuming, but international business. It wasn't until 1885, when the company had been taken over by Louis' sons, that the first mass-produced caliber, the Labrador, was released. By 1903, the company had renamed itself Omega and only two years later were they the official timekeepers at many sporting events across Switzerland. Omega stepped onto an international stage in 1932 as the official timekeepers at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the first of over 20 Olympic Games. Omega were one of the 12 companies, now known as the Dirty Dozen, commissioned to produce watches for the British Military during the Second World War. One of Omega's most iconic watches, the Seamaster, was introduced in 1948 to celebrate their 100th anniversary. Over 70 years later, it is still one of Omega's best selling watches. Omega made headlines in 1962 when Wally Schirra wore the Speedmaster as part of NASA's first crewed spaceflight programme, making the Speedmaster the first watch to enter space. It was only a few years before the Speedmaster became the official chronograph for the American space missions and was worn by Buzz Aldrin as well as the Apollo 13 crew. Omega are still involved with NASA and have been instrumental in creating vital pieces of equipment for space exploration. Omega's reputation continued to soar in the 1990s with Omega Seamaster.
The watch comes fully serviced by our on-site workshop and with our 12 months, non-waterproof service cover.
What we think
About as good a vintage, Dress preowned Omega as you will find. This watch is the full dress watch package if you are looking for the somewhat more desirable pink tinge to your gold ! Fully serviced by us in our on site workshop and running strongly. Perfect for the vintage watch newbie and can be switched from strap colour to strap colour at your leisure.
Age : 1960/69
Specific Age : 1965
Case Size : 34mm
Case Thickness : 12mm
Lug to Lug : 40mm
Lugs : 18mm
Condition : Pre-Owned
Box & Papers : No
Case Material : Solid 18k Pink Gold
Service History : 12-Months NON-Waterproof service cover