SWISS | A PLATINUM CENTER SECONDS WRISTWATCH WITH TWO TONED DIAMOND-SET DIAL, CIRCA 1950
2,000 - 4,000 USD
A PLATINUM CENTER SECONDS WRISTWATCH WITH TWO TONED DIAMOND-SET DIAL, CIRCA 1950
Dial: two-toned silvered, diamond set indexes
Caliber: automatic, 17 jewels
Movement number: 10'251'853
Case: platinum, snap on case back
Case number: 10'814'830
Closure: stainless steel Omega buckle
Dimensions: 35 mm diameter
Signed: case, dial and movement signed Omega
*Please note that the present lot has been recased in our view and is not confirmed by Omega. An Extract from the Archives is not available from the firm.
Case: Case in very good condition with well defined lugs. Case with possible previous polish. Platinum marks to the case somewhat rubbed. Light surface scuffing and wear. Please note the buckle is marked for steel.
Dial: Dial with previous restoration in our view. Diamonds intact but not tested for quality or condition.
Movement: Movement is operating.
The movement is running at time of cataloging, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.
***Please be advised that the bands on this watch are made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) and thus not sold with the watch, they are for display purposes only. We will remove these bands prior to international shipping and the state of California.***
"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."