1950 Omega Bumper Automatic with Patina Dial Model 2635 in Stainless Steel

Product Code: AWCOM2412

Availability:In stock

£1,450.00 £1,100.00

This Watch

We have here a classic 1950s Omega automatic wristwatch, model 2635.  Dated from the turn of the decade, the dial has aged appropriately for it's 70+ years of service and gives no doubt to the originality.  The mix of chrome Arabic numerals with square, lumed pips and arrow markers, as well as the lumed dauphine hour and minute hands and sweeping central seconds hand all scream 1950s design.

 

Inside the 34mm, stainless steel, screw-back case is the Omega automatic bumper caliber 531, fully serviced by us and running strongly.  We've paired this beauty on a black lizard grain strap to dress it up a bit, but it works well with anything.

Extra Points 

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 worn by Pierce Brosnan as James Bond. As well as post-1995 James Bonds, Omega has been worn by the likes of Elvis Presley, John F. Kennedy, Prince William, Rory McIlroy, Ringo Starr, Michael Phelps, Cindy Crawford and George Clooney.

This watch comes fully serviced by our on-site workshop and with a 12 month, non-waterproof service cover.

 

What we think

This is an elegant timepiece that looks great on both men and women and is about as good a vintage, pre-owned Omega as you will find.  It's perfect for a first-time vintage watch buyer or a seasoned collector!

 

Spec Stuff


Serial : 1247****
Reference : 2635-3
Movement : Cal. 531
Age : 1941/1950
Specific Age : Circa 1950
Case Size : 34mm
Case Thickness :
Lug to Lug :

Lugs :
 18mm
Condition :
 Pre-Owned
Box & Papers :
No
Case Material :
 Stainless Steel
Service History :
 12-Months NON-Waterproof Warranty


Brand : Omega
SKU : AWCOM2412
Case Size : 34mm

1950 Omega Bumper Automatic with Patina Dial Model 2635 in Stainless Steel