1973 Omega Rare & Special De Ville Automatic Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch 155.006 Blue Dial & Roman Numerals
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A rare stainless steel Omega and wonderful tank-shaped timepiece with its original solid bangle-type Omega bracelet. It has the most spectacular design, almost futuristic and worthy of any designs from today. Original electric blue dial with Roman numerals, a truly individual and beautiful timepiece, which needs to be tried on to appreciate. Original receipt and dating from 1973, in a rare, original, unpolished condition with a bangle-bracelet option, Omega case reference 155.006 which if searched for you will find it difficult to see another in this condition on this bracelet . Movement Number 376#####.
In house Omega calibre number 684, fully serviced in our onsite workshop. A-class design and an excellent example of a tried and tested favourite from the 1970s Omega's experimental De Ville range. Straight and simple hands with striking white numerals, fully serviced and ready to rock!
Formerly known as the La Generale Watch Co. it was founded by Louis Brandt in La Chaux-de-Fonds in 1848. In 1903 they renamed the company Omega until 1982 when they officially changed their name to Omega SA. They are part of the Swiss Swatch Group. Louis Brandt, who established the firm in 1848 in La Chax de Fonds. In 1903, the company changed it's name to Omega, becoming the only watch brand in history to have been named after one its own movements. A full-fledged manufacturer of highly accurate, affordable and reliable watches, its sterling reputation enabled them to be chosen as the first watch company to time the Olympic Games beginning in 1932.
What we think
Well if we weren't running a business then we would keep all of our watches! And this would be a keeper for sure. We have not seen another in 25 years, so that makes this special watch quite rare in our modest opinion.
Age : 1970/79
Specific Age : 1973
Case Size : 27mm
Case Thickness : 12mm
Lug to Lug : 50mm
Lugs : 20mm
Condition : Pre-Owned
Box & Papers : Original receipt
Case Material : Stainless Steel
Service History : 12-Months NON-Waterproof service cover
Brand : Omega
SKU : AWCOM4042