Inspired by Nico's GP pictures

Feb 19, 2021,05:39 AM

These are a few pictures of an old Omega I have with a very similar case style.

Unfortunately it was badly relumed at some point in the past. The dial layout is quite well integrated with the case. There are layers of squares throughout the design.

I believe the serial number places it in the late 1920's.

Sorry for the poor quality cell phone pictures.

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That would have been a little beauty when new and it’s still very nice now.

 By: kev09 : February 19th, 2021-06:12
If Omega were to re-issue some of their rectangular or square watches from that era I’d snap one up straightaway. Thanks for the pictures. Regards Kev.

I used to have an old steel ladder bracelet

 By: dhendolan : February 19th, 2021-06:28
Which I believe was from the '30's. It was very narrow and poorly made by modern standards, but very cool. I always thought that a slightly upsized re-edition of this watch made to modern standards would be great, especially on a modern version of that st... 

Not terribly experienced with pre-cal 30 Omegas . . .

 By: Dr No : February 21st, 2021-15:25
. . . but I would guess the dial's been refinished as well as the hands. Not an issue so long as you enjoy it on its own merits! Wearing an Omega tank today . . . . . . ca '42 / '43. Shaped cal T17 movement, remarkable on account . . . [photo taken before...  

What a beauty!

 By: dhendolan : February 21st, 2021-16:02
There's a lot of Romance in these old ones. It's fun to think of what they've seen.