1966 OMEGA Constellation Automatic Gents Date Watch 168.017
empressissi™ is pleased to offer this top class and sought after OMEGA Swiss automatic watch for men, Ref 168.017 from the Constellation series with date. This particular model has a gold capped case, it is an old technology of applying a thick layer of gold over stainless steel. In addition it has a solid gold fluted bezel. This is a robust and elegant watch with a sought after movement, ready to wear or gift.
This watch houses a quality Omega full rotor automatic caliber 561 with 24 jewels with sweep seconds and date complication which is also a certified chronometer and adjusted, often considered one of the best series of vintage automatic Omega movements ever made. This is a non-quickset date model. The movement is cased in a quality and distinctive 60s style 'Gerald Genta' design Gold cap over stainless steel case with the Constellation emblem on the back and dual tone finish in very good used condition. It has the original signed crown and mint generic crystal.
The dial of this watch was professionally restored in the past with a unique opaque mellow gold tone with the correct print and has clear applied solid markers in black tone and an original set of hands.
This one of a kind Omega watch measures 34,5mm side to side (excluding crown) and 40mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is a XL length brand new, 18mm wide quality genuine lizards leather band in slim dark brown tone with unsigned anti-allergic buckle in matching tone.
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