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For sale we have an understated and classic dress watch from Omega dating to 1966. It is a 34.25mm Rose gold plated variation of the reference 131.019, with rose gold tone applied arrow hour markers, omega logo and hands. The dial has a silver sunburst finish which catches the light beautifully and is in brilliant condition. It is simply signed Omega, with Swiss made to the base. The dial is protected by the original crystal with Omega etching to the centre.

The rose gold-plated case is neat, with a slim profile at 8mm deep. It hugs the wrist well with its straight tapered lugs and 39.25mm lug-to-lug measurement. It has a polished finish with no wear to the plate. To the right is the original Omega signed crown.

The case back is snap on and is stainless steel with a brushed finish. Inside it is signed Omega, with markings for gold plate and stainless steel, with the reference 131.019.


Inside is the Omega cal 601 movement which dates to 1966 and has the classic rose gold tone finish from the period. It is shock proof and marked as adjusted to two positions. The plating has a lovely tone. It has recently been serviced and is keeping time to within 15 seconds variation a day.


Overall, this is a well-proportioned and slim dress piece from Omega. The clean dial with rose gold accents and silver sunburst finish is understated and elegant. The rose gold tone case is rarer and has a warmth which makes it much preferred to yellow gold. With a dependable cal 601 movement inside, this is a beautiful dress piece that can also be used as a classic daily wear.


Full condition report below. Please see the images as these compliment and aid the description provided below.



The dial is original and is in good condition. It has a silver sunburst finish which is bright and even in tone. The signing is good and clear, with good original rose gold tone hour markers and Omega logo applied.



The hands are of sword style and are original. They are a rose gold tone. They are in good condition with some slight scratches, but little corrosion.



The acrylic crystal is original, with Omega etching to the centre. It is in great condition with no major marking.



The gold-plated crown is original and has some wear to the gold tone. It works well.



The case is rose gold plated and is in good condition with no signs of wear to the plating. The bezel is good with light surface scratching. The lugs and the sides of the case are good with light surface scratches.



The snap on case back is in average condition. It has a brushed finish which has marking associated with poor opening. It is to the surface and not scratching into the back.



The watch comes on a new genuine leather strap which is non Omega, with a non Omega buckle.



The movement is an Omega cal 601. It is a manual wind movement with sweep second and a jewel count of 17. It has Incabloc shock protection and operates at a frequency of 19,800 BPH with a 48 hour power reserve.


The movement has been serviced by ourselves. It’s keeping time to within +/- 15 seconds a day, with an amplitude of 245 degrees and a beat error of 0.3m/s.


Case dimensions:

Case width: 34.25mm

Case width with crown: 35.5mm

Case length: 34.25mm

Case length lug to lug: 39.25mm

Case Depth: 8mm

Lug width: 18mm

1966 Omega Rose gold plated manual wind dress watch 34mm ref 131.019, cal 601

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