1933 Slim Art Deco Omega Pocket Watch, 18S Stainless Steel Case, 37.5L-15 movement. This is a rare and beautiful pocket watch.
Dating to 1933 this is an extremely Art Deco creation from Omega. The sector dial is minimalistic but imposing.
The triangle shaped loop is another key hallmark of the Art Deco period. With the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb, there was a subsequent integration of Egyptian style into design aesthetics. T
he ultra slim case is composed of Stainless Steel, which has stood the test of time as it should.
Inside we have a 15 jewel 375L-15P movement with Côtes de Genève finishing. The Omega name is signed in the beautiful Egyptian style script.
Overall this pocket watch is in excellent condition and will make an ideal addition to a collection. This is one for the Art Deco collectors.
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The dial is silver in colour with a grained finish and gloss coat. It is in excellent condition with only speckled deposits of dirt, with no large scratches, areas of patina or marking.
The hands are original and are in excellent condition. They are sword style hands. There is some black tarnishing on the tips, but this does come off with polishing. With this being part of the ageing process, this decision has been left to the next owner.
The crystal is a replacement and is in very good condition, with no noticeable scratches.
The loop is incredibly Art Deco in style and is in excellent condition, with sharp edges and only minor surface scratching consistent with age.
Original crown, in excellent condition.
In very good original condition with very light surface scratches. It has not been polished.
The case back is Stainless Steel and is in excellent condition, with only light surface scratches. The inside is machine finished with spotting and is in clean condition with clearly legible writing. It has the Omega signing in the centre with the case serial number 88147601 below.
A Circa 1933 15 jewel, cal. 37.5L-15 movement. A rare and thin movement for the era, seen in select, beautiful art deco slim pocket watches from the late 1920s - mid 1930s. Keeping time to within -150 seconds a day, with an amplitude of 285 degrees and a beat error of 3.2 m/s.
Case width: 45mm
Case Length: 45mm
Case with crown: 50mm
Case depth: 9.2mm