Omega Genève Ref. 166.041 steel vintage wristwatch, sold in 1970
A stainless steel automatic centre seconds wristwatch with original Omega guarantee booklet and receipt of sale
Reference 166.041 was first introduced by Omega in 1968. The model incorporates the excellent automatic Omega calibre 565 movement with 24 jewels and precision regulation. Calibre 565 includes provision for fast date adjustment via a secondary crown setting. This example of the model features a blue satin finished dial with raised indexes and contrasting white hands with an orange centre seconds. There are few small scuffs/marks to the dial surface. The stainless steel two-piece case has satin finished surfaces and a screw-down case back.
Red plastic Omega folder containing the original numbered Omega guarantee booklet, You and Your Omega booklet and receipt detailing the watch’s sale at W. W. Kemp & Son, Bristol, in September 1970. The Omega guarantee booklet is also stamped by the retailer, Kemp & Son.
[M] Omega calibre 565 automatic movement, lever escapement, 24 jewels, mono-metallic balance, 19,800 BPH, precision regulation, Incabloc shock absorber [D] satin finished blue dial, raised silvered indexes with black centres and luminescent dots above, matching luminescent baton hands (please note that luminescence will have naturally dulled with age), orange centre seconds, framed aperture for date [C] stainless steel tonneau-form case with satin finished bezel, screw-down back, Omega crown [S] case, dial, movement and crown signed.
Width excluding winding crown: 34.5mm
Length including lugs: 40.5mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 11mm
Lug gauge/strap width: 18mm
Serviced and overhauled by an Omega approved service centre. This watch is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate.