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A truly rare, unusual and unique vintage 1959 Omega Automatic tank style wristwatch with a striped tri-tone white, rose and yellow 14k gold-filled case, curtain or ribbon style textured dial and an automatic caliber 570 movement freshly serviced within. In all honesty to me it looks almost like a prototype experiment gone strangely, but beautifully sideways. I certainly have never encountered a tri-tone gold filled case before, let alone one that has been hand knurled which partially obscures that finish! You can see just how much more visible the tri-tone colours show through between the lugs. A wonderfully experimental, unique and artistic design from 1950's Omega, with a stunning factory dial and original beveled glass crystal.
Style: Mid-Century Dress
Case: Awesome tri-tone gold-filled case measuring a nice medium mens size at 28mm wide by 35.5mm lug tip to tip and a diagonal of 43mm giving it a good presence on the wrist. Stamped on the back 14k Gold Filled then inside Omega Watch Co, Ross (Case Maker) and the model number L5297. Some light signs of wear visible throughout.
Dial: Stunning factory printed champagne original textured dial with vertical damaskeen milled stripes and applied markers, signed Omega Automatic, Swiss. Excellent condition throughout with some slight patina on the hour markers.
Movement: Superb quality in-house manufactured Omega calibre 570 automatic movement with 17 jewels and incabloc protection on the balance. Freshly serviced, keeping great time and comes with our full 1 year mechanical warranty.