Omega Ref.921 gold vintage wristwatch, hallmarked 1959
Omega Ref.921 gold vintage wristwatch, hallmarked 1959
Omega Ref.921 hallmarked 1959 | 9ct gold manual vintage wristwatch
Omega Ref.921 hallmarked 1959 | 9ct gold manual vintage wristwatch
Omega Ref.921 hallmarked 1959 | 9ct gold manual vintage wristwatch
Omega Ref.921 hallmarked 1959 | 9ct gold manual vintage wristwatch
Omega Ref.921 hallmarked 1959 | 9ct gold manual vintage wristwatch
Omega Ref.921 hallmarked 1959 | 9ct gold manual vintage wristwatch
Omega Ref.921 hallmarked 1959 | 9ct gold manual vintage wristwatch
Omega Ref.921 hallmarked 1959 | 9ct gold manual vintage wristwatch

Omega Ref.921 hallmarked 1959 | 9ct gold manual vintage wristwatch

Direct from the original owner’s family, this is a great example of this smart vintage Omega model. The watch has a very attractive dial with applied gold indexes and a gentle and warm patina to the surface. The 9ct yellow gold case has a chamfered bezel and gently down-turned lugs. In contemporary Omega catalogues for the UK market, this model was referred to as a 921. Reference 921 was available with a variety of different dial designs such as the combination numeral dial on the present watch or applied baton indexes as shown in the example from the 1953 catalogue shown below.

Extract from a 1953 Omega Catalogue for the UK market

Specifications

[M] Omega calibre 420 manually wound movement, 17 jewels, compensation balance, 18,000 BPH, Incabloc shock absorber
[D] silvered dial, applied gold Arabic and faceted triangular numerals, dauphine hands, centre seconds, black outer track for minutes/seconds
[C] 9ct yellow gold case with polished finish, chamfered bezel, snap-on case back with chamfered edge, Omega winding crown
[S] case, dial, movement and crown signed

Measurements

33.5mm diameter excluding winding crown
40mm length including lugs
10mm depth to centre of crystal
18mm strap width/lug gauge

Accompaniments

One Year guarantee – serviced by an Omega approved service centre
Black Bough box & Black Bough certificate

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Description

Omega Ref.921 gold vintage wristwatch, hallmarked 1959
A 9ct yellow gold manually wound centre seconds wristwatch

Direct from the original owner’s family, this is a great example of this smart vintage Omega model. The watch has a very attractive dial with applied gold indexes and a gentle and warm patina to the surface. The 9ct yellow gold case has a chamfered bezel and gently down-turned lugs. In contemporary Omega catalogues for the UK market, this model was referred to as a 921. Reference 921 was available with a variety of different dial designs such as the combination numeral dial on the present watch or applied baton indexes as shown in the example from the 1953 catalogue shown below.

Extract from a 1953 Omega Catalogue for the UK market

Specifications

[M] Omega calibre 420 manually wound movement, 17 jewels, compensation balance, 18,000 BPH, Incabloc shock absorber
[D] silvered dial, applied gold Arabic and faceted triangular numerals, dauphine hands, centre seconds, black outer track for minutes/seconds
[C] 9ct yellow gold case with polished finish, chamfered bezel, snap-on case back with chamfered edge, Omega winding crown
[S] case, dial, movement and crown signed

Measurements

33.5mm diameter excluding winding crown
40mm length including lugs
10mm depth to centre of crystal
18mm strap width/lug gauge

Accompaniments

One Year guarantee – serviced by an Omega approved service centre
Black Bough box & Black Bough certificate

05042020

£985.00 [sold]