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Antique 1920s Omega Pocket Watch

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: The Vintage Wrist Watch Company

This antique has been viewed 7 times in the past month with the most views from France.


Antique 1920s Omega pocket watch.
The watch has a stem-winding movement which is working nicely. The movement is signed with the Omega logo, and it is all protected by an inner hinged cover which has a sunburst image to the inside.
The watch measures 52mm diameter excluding the winding stem and the loop. The case is silver and there are small Continental hallmarks. Originally the case would have been niello ware but most of the niello has gone missing over the years.
Niello is a black mixture, usually of sulphur, copper, silver, and lead, used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal, usually silver. It is added as a powder or paste, then fired until it melts or at least softens, and flows or is pushed into the engraved lines in the metal.
The case back has some marks and fairly gentle unevenness. The inside of the case back has a previous owner’s name scratched in to it.
The glass lens is in lovely condition.
The signed dial has damage to the edge, between 11 and 12, and a few hairline cracks, most of which are quite faint. Blued steel hands, a subsidiary seconds dial and outer minute markers with red 24 hour numerals.
The watch comes in a new presentation box.
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All of our watches are checked over before listing, and are also checked for accuracy which is usually within around +/- two to three minutes over 24 hours (unless otherwise stated), which is considered respectable for a vintage watch.
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With regards to appraisals / valuations, we receive a huge number of information requests each day and unfortunately do not have the manpower to deal with them all individually. Our advice would be to contact a local auctioneer for a full appraisal.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1920.

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The Vintage Wrist Watch Company
United Kingdom

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