Lot 116
  • 116


3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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  • Omega
  • pink gold, crocodile
  • diameter 35 mm
• cal. 321 manual lever movement, 17 jewels • silvered dial, gilt Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30-minute and 12-hour registers, outer track calibrated for tachymeter • 18k pink gold case with large angular lugs, snap-on back • case, dial and movement signed • with a gold Omega buckle


The movement and chronograph are functioning at the time of cataloguing. Dial with some small scratches to the edge but overall in good condition. Case with light scuffs, scratches to the side where the back and bezel have been opened. A small indentation to bottom left hand lug. Overall the case and lugs have good definition. The watch has not been tested to determine the accuracy of its timekeeping. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and that a service might be required at the buyer's discretion.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by a copy of an authenticity letter from the Omega museum confirming delivery to their French agent in 1950 and a later Omega travel pouch.