Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic wristwatch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165.024, Circa 1967
Lot 36
Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic wristwatch
Seamaster 300, Ref: 165.024, Circa 1967
£30,000 - 40,000
US$ 40,000 - 53,000

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Lot Details
Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic wristwatch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165.024, Circa 1967 Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic wristwatch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165.024, Circa 1967 Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic wristwatch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165.024, Circa 1967 Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic wristwatch  Seamaster 300, Ref: 165.024, Circa 1967
Omega. A rare stainless steel military issue automatic wristwatch
Model: Seamaster 300
Reference: 165.024
Date: Circa 1967
Movement: 24-jewel Cal.1 552 automatic, No.26288922
Dial: Black with Tritium T, luminous baton hour markers, Arabic quarters, outer minute divisions, polished sword hands with luminous inserts, centre seconds
Case: Brushed and polished tonneau form, screw down back, back engraved '↑0552/923 7697 A/461/70', bi-directional calibrated bezel, fixed bars
Strap/Bracelet: Black leather
Buckle/Clasp: Steel buckle
Signed: Case, dial & movement
Size: 41mm

Footnotes

  • The Military Seamaster 300 was manufactured for the British Forces under strict guidelines given by the Ministry of Defence. The official document includes the specifications of the solid bars for the attachment of a NATO style canvas strap, the bezel with register for the full 60, Tritium luminous paint applied to the hands and dial symbolised by a T in a circle on the latter and oversize hands for clear legibility. Due to the fact that this watch was very much a tool watch many were discarded, destroyed or changed making complete examples quite sought after.

Saleroom notices

  • Accompaniments should read- copies of vendor's Royal Marines Certificate of Service, Special Boat Service Royal Marines Testimonial, Certificate of Qualifications and Certificate of Discharge
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