Today's offering showcases this cool example of one of Omega's classic vintage Geneve double quick-setting watches. Here are some of its features:
- Pioneering so-called "double quick-set" day and date features - Omega created the caliber 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.
- Faster beat (28,800 bph) balance system for greater accuracy (and this watch is the higher 23 jeweled version)
- Full size 35mm case - in between the sizes of a Rolex Date and a Rolex Datejust.
It features an elegant, waterproof style case, black dial with baguette markers, and fine Omega movement originally adjusted to two positions.
It is fully Omega down to the dial, hands, and crown and presents in gorgeous restored condition.
Our watchmaker has freshly cleaned and oiled its automatic movement, and a new leather strap has been installed making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. international warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate attesting to its performance.
A link to the watch's page in Omega's Vintage Database can be found here
Celebrating humanity's supreme achievements and performances, from man's landing on the moon to the Olympic competitions, Omega watches have been prized for generations by those seeking the most precise timepieces in the world. Since its creation in 1848 by Louis Brandt, Omega has relentlessly pursued watchmaking perfection, earning worldwide honors and fame.
Worn on the wrists of celebrities Michael Schumacher, Pierce Brosnan, Michael Phelps, and Ernie Els, Omega timepieces rank with Rolex and other of the world's best Swiss firms.
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). According to Omega the name referred to to the Genevan Observatory where the early 30mm calibers set a number of records.
Country of origin: Switzerland
Serial no.: 35,112,497
Year built: c. 1976
Model: Ref. MD 166.0117
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, Fond Acier Inoxydable, 166.0117
Case condition: Presents as mint. Slight remnants of wear underneath the lugs.
Dial: Gloss black, steel indexes topped with white, outer minute track, luminous dots, previously restored. The word Geneve was done in an earlier period font.
Dimensions: 35mm wide (excluding crown), 42mm long lug tip-to-tip
Hands: Original, luminous steel and black baton hands.
Movement type: Cal. 1022, copper-colored, 23 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring
Jewels: 17 rubies
Beat frequency: Fast beat 28,800 BPH
Band: Leather, aftermarket, 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: Armored hesalite, appears original and no longer signed, very good condition
Serviced: Yes, freshly cleaned and oiled.
Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized 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 email@example.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.