Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic centre seconds watch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165024-64 S.C., Circa 1964

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Lot 128
Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic centre seconds watch
Seamaster 300, Ref: 165024-64 S.C., Circa 1964

£ 8,000 - 12,000
US$ 10,000 - 16,000
Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic centre seconds watch
Model: Seamaster 300
Reference: 165024-64 S.C.
Date: Circa 1964
Movement: 17-jewel Cal.1 552 pink gilt automatic, No.22986300
Dial: Matte black, luminous baton hour markers, Arabic numeral quarters, white minute divisions, polished sword hands with luminous inserts, arrow tipped centre seconds
Case: Brushed and polished tonneau form, screw down back engraved '↑ 0552/923-7697 A/014/68', bi-directional calibrated bezel with transparent Bakelite insert and luminous Arabic ten minute indications, curved shoulders, fixed bars
Strap/Bracelet: Black NATO strap
Signed: Case, dial & movement
Size: 42mm

Footnotes

  • The Military Seamaster 300 was manufactured for the British Forces under strict guidelines given by the Ministry of Defence. The official document includes the specifications of the solid bars for the attachment of a NATO style canvas strap, the bezel with minute register for the full 60 seconds, Tritium luminous paint applied to the hands and dial symbolised by a T in a circle on the latter and oversize hands for clear legibility. Due to the fact that this watch was very much a tool watch many were discarded, destroyed or changed making complete examples quite sought after.
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Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic centre seconds watch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165024-64 S.C., Circa 1964
Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic centre seconds watch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165024-64 S.C., Circa 1964
Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic centre seconds watch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165024-64 S.C., Circa 1964
Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic centre seconds watch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165024-64 S.C., Circa 1964
Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic centre seconds watch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165024-64 S.C., Circa 1964
Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic centre seconds watch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165024-64 S.C., Circa 1964
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