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.
[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
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.