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  • Manufacturer: Omega
    Year: 1955
    Reference No: 2486-2
    Movement No: 13’386’697
    Model Name: “Cosmic”
    Material: Pink gold plated
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 381, 17 jewels.
    Bracelet/Strap: Alligator
    Clasp/Buckle: Gold plated Omega pin buckle
    Dimensions: 37 mm. Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    Produced at the end of 1940s, the Omega Cosmic Triple calendar is an elegant and well-designed wristwatch. The silver dial has picked up a very light patina over the years.

    One of the striking features of the present lot is the ‘tropical’ moon phase disc, over the years it has developed a deep, warm and sensual gold brown color hue. Preserved in very nice overall condition which will impress any avid collectors Also further confirmed by Omega archive services confirming production of the present watch on November 10, 1955 and delivery to Kuwait.

  • Artist Biography

    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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Ref. 2486-2
A fine and attractive pink gold plated triple calendar wristwatch and moonphases

1955
37 mm. Diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$40,000 - 60,000 
€4,400-6,600
$5,100-7,700

Sold for HK$90,000

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2030
[email protected]

Ziyong Ho
Specialist
+852 9386 2032
[email protected]

Jill Chen
Specialist
+852 2318 2033
[email protected]

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: SEVEN

Hong Kong Auction 27 November 2018