A fine stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with multi-scale enamel dial

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  • Manufacturer: Omega
    Year: 1939
    Movement No: 9'392'296
    Case No: 9'554'671
    Material: Stainless steel and enamel
    Calibre: Mechanical, 333CH, 17 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Brown calf leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel Omega buckle
    Dimensions: 37.5 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Literature: For another example of a two button chronograph wristwatch with enamel dial, please see Omega Watches by John Goldberger, page 70.

  • Catalogue Essay

    This stainless steel Omega chronograph with enamel dial is manufactured with a generously proportioned case that is fitted with a manual winding chronograph. It is further enhanced with a wonderfully preserved enamel dial. Examples kept in such condition are very hard pieces to find.

  • Maker Bio

    Omega

    Swiss • 1848

    Omega's rich history begins with its founder, Louis Brandt, who established the firm in 1848 in La Chaux de Fonds. In 1903, the company changed its 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. Its continued focus on precision and reliability ultimately led their Speedmaster chronograph wristwatch to be chosen by NASA in 1965 — the first watch worn on the moon.

    Key models sought-after by collectors include their first, oversized water-resistant chronograph — the reference 2077, early Speedmaster models such as the CK 2915 and 2998, military-issued versions of the Seamaster and oversized chronometer models such as those fitted with their prestigious caliber 30T2Rg.

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A fine stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with multi-scale enamel dial

歐米茄,精細,不銹鋼計時腕錶,配琺瑯錶盤,1939年製

1939
37.5 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$60,000 - 80,000 
€7,200-9,600
$7,500-10,000

sold for HK$93,750

Contact Specialist
Sam Hines
Deputy Chairman, Asia and International Head of Watches
++852 6773 9315 shines@phillips.com

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: FOUR

Hong Kong Auction 30 May 2017