1958 Omega Seamaster Vintage Mens Calatrava Classic Handwound Watch - 14K Gold & Stainless Steel


Item No. 6824

Today's offering showcases this classic vintage Seamaster mens watch with desirable Calatrava style case and sophisticated two-tone dial. Our photos couldn't do it justice. It case top is not gold plated - rather it is a much thicker gold shell with a tropical steel case back construction.

Besides being hand wound, an uncommon trait for a Seamaster, this Seamaster also features a slightly thinner case than automatic Seamasters.

It measures 34mm in diameter without the crown, the size of a Rolex Date watch.

It parts are all original down to the hands and winding crown. It presents in beautiful condition.

Its case presents very nicely - it has a few short hairline scratches on the back and the back shows light signs of having been polished; on the wrist it presents as just short of mint.

The centerpiece is its wonderful two-tone dial. It appears to be original and is just short of mint with toned luminous.

The center section of the dial is just slightly less yellow in tone than it appears appears in the photos.

Its fine caliber 420 movement is very clean and keeping time. One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it.

For the finishing touch we have installed a new crocodile strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

Included with the purchase is a one-year warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate attesting to the watch's performance.

The Seamaster:
Worn on the wrists of celebrities Michael Schumacher, Pierce Brosnan, Michael Phelps, and Ernie Els, Omega timepieces rank with those of Rolex and other of the world's fine Swiss firms.

Omega is perhaps best known by watch connoisseurs for its Seamaster line of dive watches. Introduced in 1948, they have been embraced by water sports enthusiasts and often marry a striking look with a high performance movement.

  • Manufacturer: Omega
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Serial no.: 16,205,559
  • Year built: c. 1958
  • Model: Seamaster, Ref. 2759-12 SC
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Sweep Seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Dimensions: 34mm diameter (excluding crown) by 40mm long lug tip to tip
  • Case material: 14K Gold & Stainless steel
  • Case markings (outside): Lightly visible Seamaster & Waterproof
  • Case condition: Present very nicely. The wording on the back is light from a previous polishing, though still fully legible. The back has a few short hairlines. On the wrist it presents as just short of mint.
  • Dial: Two-tone silver, signed Omega Seamaster, faceted applied gold indices, appear to be original, just short of mint condition with toning to the luminous hour dots
  • Hands: Original, gold luminous 'dauphines', signs of surface aging
  • Movement type: Caliber 420, signed Omega, manually wound, copper colored, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator
  • Jewels: 17 rubies
  • Band: Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn. We also stock lizard and a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested.
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, unsigned, excellent condition
  • Serviced: One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system.
  • Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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