Two blasts from the past: Omega and Omega Tissot 33.3 Chronographs.

Jul 01, 2020,00:59 AM
 

The Omega 33.3 from the very late 30's ( Credit picture: Antiquorum ). 






The Omega Tissot, from 1940 ( Credit: Phillips )



Two beautiful chronos, 38 mm big, same movement. Different personality, though. 

My favorite? The Omega Tissot, here. 

You? 

Best,

Nicolas

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Yes, I agree, kjkt3. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : July 1st, 2020-05:57
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Chronographs.

 
 By: i_am_Sam : July 1st, 2020-02:22
Made during these period are amongst the most beautiful one even to today's standard. The print and colour of the dial, the font, the case even the size. they're incredibly beautiful. My choice is the Omega Tissot one, its beautifully balanced and has col...  
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Chances are your Cyma and the Omega-Tissot Nicolas posted . . .

 
 By: Dr No : July 1st, 2020-12:36
. . . not only share dial manufacturers but movement manufacturers as well. ;-)
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The Cyma I don't know, Art. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : July 1st, 2020-12:37
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Ah, I was replying to Sam, Nicolas . . .

 
 By: Dr No : July 1st, 2020-12:44
. . . who seems to have an eye for vintage chronos from off the beaten path. Art
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Indeed! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : July 2nd, 2020-06:52
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The Cyma...

 
 By: i_am_Sam : July 2nd, 2020-05:02
Similar to a Tavannes that I owned last time were powered by Valjoux 22 movement and they both has the same Clamshell case..
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Aaaah, thanks for the precision, Sam. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : July 2nd, 2020-06:53
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Your assumption is correct, Bruce. [nt]

 
 By: Dr No : July 1st, 2020-19:53
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Yes, my friend. You get it right. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : July 1st, 2020-22:38
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Omega and Tissot joined forces after the 1929 Wall St. crash and financial crisis...

 
 By: Age_of_Surfaces : October 17th, 2020-13:13
... and the Tissot side of their operations provided watches like this for a number of armed services, including Brazil in the mid-1930s. In 1997 Tissot released a lovely watch called the Janeiro as a reference to that relationship. Tissot followed that u...  
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In the grand scheme of things, these aren't bad date / day-date windows, compared to two Zenith watches that I have, both with questionable date windows at 4.30 and 6.

 
 By: Age_of_Surfaces : October 17th, 2020-20:10
Then again, I agree that the symmetry of OP's watches is lovely. I recently bought Dan Henry's 1937 no date (black/gilt) because I like that look so much. He does a good job of simulating it too.
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Agreed. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : October 18th, 2020-03:05
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