Lot 751 (Watches, 22nd May 2018)
Sold for £5,400
In working condition at the present time; ticking.
Stop, start, reset function is working.
The reset button is partially off.
In well worn condition.
Scratches and small nicks to the case.
Large scratches and scuffs to the acrylic.
Slight scratches and chips to the bezel insert.
Build up of dirt between the acrylic and bezel.
Signs of patina to the hour markers.
All hands intact.
Minute hand has a small black mark on the tip.
Slight mark on the hippocampus motif.
Bracelet stretched and heavily scratched.
Clasp heavily scratched.
Caseback has not been removed due to being previously over tightened. Multiple watch technicians and collectors have tried this and have not been successful.
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GENTLEMAN'S OMEGA SPEEDMASTER STAINLESS STEEL MANUAL WIND CHRONOMETER WRIST WATCH the round black dial with white baton hour markers, three sunken subsidiary dials at 3, 6 and 9, outer seconds track in white, white-edged index and spade hands, black enamel tachymeter bezel to the 40mm case with SPEEDMASTER, hippocampus and Omega logo to the caseback, and on a stainless steel bracelet strap with Omega clasp, lacking box and papers
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