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1917 Silver Omega RailRoad

A  mint condition solid silver hi-grade 15-jewelled keyless wind pocket watch by the famous watch-makers, Omega of Switzerland. The watch recently serviced and overhauled by my watch-maker, and keeping very good time indeed. The watch is most unusual for the sharp and crisp condition of the dial, movement and case and with rare feature of 9k gold inset rail-road locomotive to rear cover, which is most attractive. This is a beautifully made keyless-wound man's solid silver Omega pocket watch, dating from ca. 1917. The watch is in full working order and comes complete with a presentation box.




THE DIAL: 100% mint,  the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and in bright condition with no chips or hairlines. The dial with fine quality and original fancy gold hands and blue-steel seconds hand. Diameter is 44 mm and signed Omega. The crystal is also in excellent condition.





THE MOVEMENT: 100% mint,  with finely finished gilt three-quarter plate and a Bosley regulator, and blue steel screws. A cut two arm bimetallic balance, with hairspring and club tooth lever escapement. The movement of good quality and with 15 jewels and signed Omega and number 4,917,xxx dating the watch to 1917. The watch with ailver colored winding crown.





THE CASE: 100%, the solid silver case measures 51 mm. The front and rear covers are excellent, both are hinged and close nice and tightly. The case with Swiss hall-marks, sterling silver marks and case number of 5,686,xxx and Omega stamp. The case in very clean and crisp condition. The inner dust cuvette signed Omega and gold filled and with various medals Omega had won at expositions in the late 19th and early 20th century also yellow gold filled. The rear cover with the very rare feature of a red 9k gold inset rail-road locomotive, in crisp and sharp condition. The background detail on the silver cover also in excellent condition. This fine solid silver Omega keyless wind pocket watch comes with a new wood presentation box.

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 19 June, 2008.
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