This ladies Omega has a solid gold case and bracelet, both hallmarked, and a quality in house movement.
HOW DO WE DATE THIS WATCH?
From the London hall mark on the case back and the serial number on the movement we can accurately date this watch to being made in 1968. The bracelet is hallmarked for 1969, so may have been either a slightly later addition or fitted by the selling jeweller (the case and movement were made in Switzerland, the bracelet in England).
The calibre 620, 17 jewel hand winding movement is running sweetly. The dial is original and quite clean to the naked eye – please remember the enlarged photos will show smaller watches at their worst, and in real life any small marks are hardly noticeable. The 9k gold case is made by Omega, and the bracelet by Montal Watch Fittings, who also made buckles for Omega. It was quite common practice to import the watch or just the movement and have the watch finished in Britain to avoid paying draconian import tax on finished gold watches. This bracelet is stamped MWF and the hallmark is from Birmingham, the nearest assay office to their workshops. The bracelet has been cleaned in our ultrasonic bath, and the acrylic crystal has been replaced. The watch is signed on the inside of the case back, alongside the model number 511.5002, and on the movement, dial and original winding crown. Ladies Omega watches are always popular, and this has a lot going for it for quite a reasonable amount of money – a new ladies Omega in gold would cost £6,000 or more.
This watch will be supplied with a presentation box and our Certificate of Authenticity.
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Width with crown 20.9 mm
Width without crown 19.3 mm
Between lugs 10 mm
Lug to lug length 25.5 mm
Case Thickness 6.7 mm
Bracelet maximum length 162 mm
All sizes are approximate.
Included with this watch is a 3 month guarantee and free delivery to UK addresses. If you live outside the UK we can still deliver to most countries. Please see our Worldwide Shipping information, or Contact Us.
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