About this watch

It is often said something needs to be seen to be believed but trust me my clumsy words or photographs don't do this piece justice

The fine 18ct rose gold case measures 35mm excluding the crown which is considered very large for the period but makes it very wearable today, it is finished with delicate turn down lugs .The guilloche dial  shimmers in the light and sets off the gold spike hour markers and dauphine hands. The rear of the case still displays the "Industria Argentina 18K 750" markings to show the case was made in Argentina and is solid 18ct gold .

The practice of importing movements and then fitting them to a movement manufactured in the country of origin was very common and due to high import duties in certain countries for gold items .the same was commonplace in England with Denison and Shackleton the two main case makers

The 30-T2 movement is numbered 10681874 which dates this piece circa 1944 and is as new.

This watch does need to be seen to appreciate that it has survived the last 70 years in this fantastic condition.

This exquisite piece will be delivered in an original omega box

Stock number 342

 

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1.Waterproof please note under no circumstances should any vintage timepiece be regarded as waterproof regardless of the manufacturing specification at the time of manufacture

2.Precision Please note that some of the pieces we handle are over 100 years old and do not perform like some modern watches. Part of the attraction is the requirement to hand wind many of these time pieces on a regular basis.

3.Servicing, just like a vintage motor car a mechanical watch will require regular maintenance our suggestion would be once every few years should suffice but please feel free to contact us with any specific queries relating to an individual piece.

4.Returns when purchased on line any item can be returned by recorded delivery at the buyer’s expense and risk within 14 days of receipt to The Watch Collector.17London Road South. Poynton.Cheshire.SK12 1LA

5.Gaurantee, all products are guaranteed for a period of 90 days for mechanical defect. This guarantee does not cover misuse or neglect and is invalid if the case back has been opened in any way. please see note 1 regarding water ingress

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