1945/​2053

Omega

A gentleman's wristwatch of steel. Model Marine II. Mechanical movement with manual winding. Two-tone dial with blued hands. Mounted with a later brown leather strap. Case W. 22 mm. Circa 1940.

Omega Marine was launched in 1932 and was the first watch ever to be tested at a depth of 70 meters.

Literature: Omega Museum:

... The 1932 OMEGA “Marine” accompanied the father of modern diving, Yves Le Prieur, on many of his dives and American explorer Charles William Beebe took the OMEGA “Marine” to a depth of 14 metres as early as 1936...

Condition

Wear due to age and use. The watch works, but we do not guarantee for the functionality.

Auction

Wristwatches, 6 November 2019

Category
Estimate

8,000–10,000 kr

Sold

Price realised

6,500 kr  

2 bids

When Bidder Bid
938058 6,500 kr
837464 6,000 kr