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Omega: Yes, PM the author

Yes, he is a member here and will tell you what to do
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By: Franco
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Omega: A new book on Omega Manual Chronometers (30T2SCRg, 30T2RG, 262,281 etc)

Good morning as some of you know, I have an unhealthy passion for Omega 30T2 (30T2SCRg, 30T2Rg, 262, 281, etc). After years of collecting, I even wrote a short article which according to many is pleasant to read and informative: Omega Chronometre article Now I have just received what I consider the
7M
By: Franco
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Omega: copper on beryllium

Starting in 1941 in some cal. 30 was introduced the so-called “de luxe finish”, a double copper plating on beryllium bronze (an alloy of beryllium and 2.25% copper) that made the movement more resistant mechanically and to oxidation, as well as aesthetically pleasing to the eye as it looked as rose
7M
By: Franco
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Collectors Market: YES

still avaiable
8M
By: Franco
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Omega: Ciao Nico

Ciao Nico this is mine F
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By: Franco
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WristScan: Good taste !

... and Firenze is my birthplace!
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By: Franco
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WristScan: From CW to ... PC

One of my favourite Italian songwriters: It's wonderful
1Y
By: Franco
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Omega: Here it is

Hi This is the one image I was referring to, it clearly shows the chronometre box. Bws Franco
1Y
By: Franco
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Omega: Sorry, not right

Sorry, these velvet boxes were for the Omega Rg's, and production stopped IIRW in 1951. The leather boxes were from the 1940s too, perhaps production started in the 30s and extended in the 40s? I have somewhere an advert and will post it. Best Franco
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By: Franco
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Omega: Small boxes across the Omega range

Yes, Omega, Audemars, Patek , IWC all had boxes of normal size. Omega for its chronometres (which in the 40s must have been their best products), only had slightly more luxurious boxes than normal 30mm calibers (see image). But just about the same small size. BWs Franco
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By: Franco
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