Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950

Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950

A steel manually wound wristwatch

The dial of this Omega has unusual slim stylised Arabic numerals and a warm patina with light oxidation to the surface. Advertised in Omega’s catalogues for the UK market as a Ref. 720, the case was made for the watchmaker by the Dennison case company and is one of their most classic designs, featuring a polished chamfered bezel, gently down-turned lugs and flat, snap-on, back. There are light scuffs and scratches to the case. Manually wound, the movement is a calibre 265 which is part of Omega’s highly regarded ’30’ series calibres.

Technical details

[M] Omega calibre 265 manually wound movement, lever escapement, 15 jewels, compensation balance, 18,000 BPH, Incabloc shock absorber [D] silvered dial, black Arabic numerals, feuille hands, outer black minute track, engine turned subsidiary seconds dial [C] steel circular case, chamfered bezel, down-turned lugs, snap-on case back, replacement winding crown [S] movement and dial signed, case signed Dennison

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 33.5mm
Length including lugs: 40.5mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 9.5mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 18mm

This watch has been fully serviced and overhauled and is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate. A Black Bough fitted presentation box will accompany this watch.

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Description

Omega Ref. 720 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
A steel manually wound wristwatch

The dial of this Omega has unusual slim stylised Arabic numerals and a warm patina with light oxidation to the surface. Advertised in Omega’s catalogues for the UK market as a Ref. 720, the case was made for the watchmaker by the Dennison case company and is one of their most classic designs, featuring a polished chamfered bezel, gently down-turned lugs and flat, snap-on, back. There are light scuffs and scratches to the case. Manually wound, the movement is a calibre 265 which is part of Omega’s highly regarded ’30’ series calibres.

Technical details

[M] Omega calibre 265 manually wound movement, lever escapement, 15 jewels, compensation balance, 18,000 BPH, Incabloc shock absorber [D] silvered dial, black Arabic numerals, feuille hands, outer black minute track, engine turned subsidiary seconds dial [C] steel circular case, chamfered bezel, down-turned lugs, snap-on case back, replacement winding crown [S] movement and dial signed, case signed Dennison

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 33.5mm
Length including lugs: 40.5mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 9.5mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 18mm

This watch has been fully serviced and overhauled and is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate. A Black Bough fitted presentation box will accompany this watch.

£850.00 [Sold]