About this watch

This is very special and extremely rare in any condition let alone one as original as this .

Omega 14 k solid gold over sized gentleman's wristwatch, circa 1947, ref. 2256,

The dial with gilded Arabic numerals, dauphine markers, outer minute track with 'red pointer' center seconds,is absolutely original and in outstanding condition

The movement is a cal. 280 17 jewel movement,and looks as new

Movement number  11569366, case no. 10865003,

Delivered in a Vintage Omega flip top display box as shown

Fitted to a later Later black strap and buckle

Stunning 70 year old collectors piece

Stock number 427

General notes on our watches and terms

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, 17 London Road South, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1LA.

5.Guarantee, 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

See full terms and conditions for further details.