|Model:||Seamaster Automatic calendar|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||34.5mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||40mm|
Very good condition 1966 Omega Seamaster automatic calendar with round light grey dial with silver baton marking each hour. The date window is at 3 o’clock. The reference “Seamaster” is at 6 o’clock. The hands are in silver with “Stick’ shape. The crown has the Omega logo. The Omega crystal is original with the Omega logo in the center. The watch has a stainless steel back screwed case with engraved inside “Omega Watch Co. – Fab Suisse – Swiss Made – Fond acier inoxydable – 166.002”. On the outside case back is engraved “Don Robb 1967”. It is an automatic movement with indirect sweeping second with Caliber Omega 563 and 17 jewels. The watch come with a brand new black leather bracelet. The width between lugs is 18 mm. The watch is fully serviced.
The story of Omega started in 1848 with Louis Brandt when he opened a “Comptoir d’etablissement” a sales office for sub-contracted watch manufacture. In 1880, the brothers Louis Paul and Cesar Brandt set-up a modern watch production unit. In 1889, the company had a production of 100,000 units per year. The name of Omega only appeared in 1903. Omega has developed amazing movements such as the “Labrador” in 1885. In 1917, Omega provided watches to the British army and in 1918 to the American army. In 1957, the speedmaster professional was born and then selected by the NASA in 1965 as the official timekeeper. Today, Omega continues to demonstrate mechanical innovation and remain one of the most prominent brands in the world of watchmakers.
Automatic movement with caliber Omega 563 between 1966 and 1969. Come with 17 jewels, 19,800 bph and 50 hours of reserve power. The movement is numbered 24264983.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 34.5mm
Length including lugs: 40mm