1970 OMEGA GENEVE GENTLEMAN'S IN GREAT CONDITION

Omega wristwatches always seem to be popular when listed on ebay, I’m sure this will be no exception. This is a 1970 gentleman's hand wound Omega Geneve watch in a pink gold plated case all in superb condition.

If Omega strove after the war to be one of the ‘big’ players in the wristwatch industry, by this age they had certainly made it. Perhaps the most impressive of all its features, is the caliber 601 movement finished entirely in gilt with 17 jewels and superb double positional adjustments for supreme accuracy. It was a movement Omega were so proud of they even used it to name the Seamaster 600 series.

This movement is housed in a gold plate case that measures some 34mm in diameter excluding the lugs and winding crown. The case condition is very good with little wear to the gold plate. The case back is of course fully signed 'Omega Watch Co' on its inner with a reference of 135.041.

The dial is finished in silver and it clearly reads 'Omega Geneve' in black print alongside gold hour batons, hands (including sweep centre seconds) and logo. The entire watch exhibits that delightful minimalist style that Omega often achieve quite brilliantly.

The caliber 601 movement is signed ‘OMEGA WATCH CO.’ and has a serial number of 30830759, indicative of the watch being produced in 1970. The movement runs
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