Omega. A rare and unusual plastic coated open face split 1/10th second stop watch together with fitted case and neck strap Movement No.2202662, Circa 1960
Lot 166
Omega. A rare and unusual plastic coated open face split 1/10th second stop watch together with fitted case and neck strap Movement No.2202662, Circa 1960
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,784) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Omega. A rare and unusual plastic coated open face split 1/10th second stop watch together with fitted case and neck strap
Movement No.2202662, 1960's
15-jewel Cal.1210 frosted gilt 3/4 plate lever movement, polished chronograph works, compensated balance, black dial with raised white outer racing seconds divisions and Arabic numerals, red chronograph hand and orange split second hand, subsidiary dial at 12 for 30 minute recording, round case with snap on back and cap, start/stop button at 3, split second button at 10 and combined reset button and winding crown at 12 within bow, together with fitted Omega red plastic case with buttons to actuate functions and neck strap, case, dial and movement signed
65mm.

Footnotes

  • Stop watches similar to this were used throughout the 1960's and 1970's for timing events including motorsport, athletics and horse racing.
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