OMEGA Day-Date Jumbo Ref. 196.0066 1973

OMEGA Day-Date Jumbo Ref. 196.0066 1973

Brand: Omega
Year: 1973
Model: Day-Date Jumbo
Reference: 196.0066

Material: Gold/stainless steel
Movement: movement cal. 1310, quartz

Serialnumber: 37897130
Case diameter without crown: 37 mm
Bracelet/Strap: original Omega bracelet

Servicehistory: 07/21

What you should know: overall nice condition, unpolished
 

OMEGA Day-Date Jumbo Ref. 196.0066 1973

 

Here we have cool Omega Day-Date Jumbo from the 70s, a wonderful vintage watch with a classic and simple watchdesign. This beautiful WRISTCLASSIC comes with gold plated case in unpolished vintage condition with sharp edges and almost no signs of use. Dating to the 1970s this Omega measures 37 mm. The dial is allover in clean condition with a day and date at 3 o´clock. The Omega-logo alongside the beautiful indexes and hands are designed in a simple and clean way. The Omega writing is kept clean and simple giving this watch an unique design. The crown is original with the appropriate Omega-logo. This WRISTCLASSIC is powered by an quartz movement, running and keeping time. The watch comes with the original Omega gold plated bracelet in top conditions. This vintage Omega is a cool and classic timepiece. It’s a true WRISTCLASSIC with perfect proportions, timeless styling, and elegance. It is a splendid model inside and out, so be ready for the constant compliments sure to come your way. Click here to learn about the 196.0066.

 

Omega was founded in 1848 in La Chaux-de-Fonds by Louis Brandt. Out of this small watch manufacture grew a large company: In 1894, the famous 19-ligne pocket watch movement was developed and named “Omega”. Omega, as the final letter of the Greek alphabet, stands for the ultimate level in perfection and quality. In the 1930 the company entered into collaboration with the S.S.I.H. (Société Suisse pour l’Industrie Horlogère). Out of this collaboration the Swatch Group developed. Today, Omega is the flagship of this huge company. In 1932, Omega entered its partnership with the Olympics which continues till today. When in 1969 Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin accomplished the first moon landing there were equipped by Omega with the Speedmaster, and this so-called „Moonwatch“ is still regarded as one of the most significant watches in history. 

 

Why buying a vintage watch?

 

There are many great reasons to buy a vintage watch. Every watch we sell here at WRISTCLASSICS has its own story. Over the years, with every scratch, dent and aging of the dial, they have become unique timepieces of their own. This exact watch you are looking at now, once brought a lot of joy to the first owner with the purchase years ago. And now many years later this vintage watch will bring the same joy to your life. With buying a vintage watch you are showing your commitment to protecting the enviroment, instead of supporting the mass production of modern fashion watches.

 

I hope this helps you with your decision of buying a vintage watch here at WRISTCLASSICS.

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