Omega Ref.720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
A steel manually wound wristwatch
This manually wound Omega model was produced for the UK market. The dial has a combination of silver foil Arabic numerals which are interspersed with raised triangular indexes and there is oxidation and patination across the surface. The steel case has light scuffs and scratches from wear. Manually wound, the watch is powered by Omega’s calibre 265 which is from the manufacturer’s highly regarded ’30’ series.
[M] Omega calibre 265 manually wound movement, lever escapement, 15 jewels, compensation balance, 18,000 BPH, Incabloc shock absorber [D] silvered dial, silver foil Arabic and raised triangular hour indexes, dauphine hands, engine-turned subsidiary seconds, outer black minute track [C] steel circular case with chamfered bezel and lugs, snap-on back, original unsigned crown [S] dial and movement signed
Diameter excluding winding crown: 33.5mm
Length including lugs: 40mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 9.5mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 18mm
Serviced and overhauled by an Omega approved service centre. This watch is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate. A Black Bough fitted presentation box will accompany this watch.