Today's offering showcases this gorgeously restored example of one of Omega's classic vintage gent's Geneve watches.
It has a classic retro case, strong black dial, masculine styled bracelet, and its original automatic Omega movement.
It is fully Omega down to the hands and winding crown.
It presents in true expertly restored condition. The dial has been meticulously refinished - the printing could pass as Omega factory done to the naked eye.
Here are some of its features:
- Pioneering so-called "double quick-set" day and date features - Omega created the calibers 1020 and 1022 movement with a double quick-set capability for convenient setting of the day and date. Though many connoisseurs associate the idea of the double quick-set watch with Rolex, which first offered the President model with this "new" feature in late 1990, Omega was a pioneer of the technology in large scale production watches, evidenced by this example made over a decade before.
- Geneve model - Beginning in 1953 Omega placed the name Geneve on the dials of some of the members of the 30mm collection which at the time were produced in the company's workshops in Geneve (to put Geneve on a dial of a watch certain components and processes must take place in Geneve) and later expanded the line of watches featuring the name. According to Omega the name referred to to the Genevan Observatory where the early 30mm calibers set a number of records.
- Faster beat (28,800 bph) balance system for greater accuracy
- Original Omega ref. 1189 bracelet with interesting and pleasing retro design
One of our watchmakers has just disassembled the movement down to the last screw and cleaned and oiled it - it is very clean. It winds very smoothly and continues to keep accurate time.
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.
A four decade old Omega that presents almost like new!
Omega watches can be found on the wrists of many prominent figures including Pierce Brosnan, Michael Schumacher, Michael Phelps, Ernie Els, and Prince William, and one graced the wrist of President John F. Kennedy. Omega has been the official timekeeper for 21 Olympic Games and is the official chronometer of NASA.
Country of origin: Switzerland
Serial number: 34,318,243
Year built: c. 1974
Model: Geneve, Ref. 166.0125
Functions: Hours, Minutes, Automatic, Double Quick-Set Day/Date, Hack Sweep Seconds
Designed for: Men
Case material: Stainless steel
Case markings (inside): Omega Watch Co, Swiss Made, Acier Inoxydable, 166.0125
Case condition: Mint
Dimensions: 35mm wide (excluding crown), 40.5mm long lug tip-to-tip
Dial: Matte black, steel indexes topped with white, outer minute track, luminous dots, expertly restored
Hands: Original, steel batons
Movement type: Cal. 1022, copper-collared, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring
Movement markings: Omega, Swiss, Seventeen Jewels, Unadjusted, 1022
Jewels: 17 rubies
Beat frequency: 28,800 BPH
Band: Original bracelet, signed Omega, sized to fit a wrist up to approx. inches, adjustable, finish presents as mint condition and it has slight stretch
Width between lugs: 18mm
Crystal: Acrylic, vintage or original, very good condition
Servicing: Yes, one of our watchmakers has just disassembled the movement down to the last screw and cleaned and oiled it.
Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized timing system. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.