OMEGA Seamaster Chronometer Megaquartz f300Hz 198.0005 1972 rare bezel
OMEGA Seamaster Chronometer Megaquartz f300Hz 198.0005
Model: Seamaster Megaquartz Quartz f300Hz
Movement: Megaquartz Quartz f300Hz
Case diameter without crown: 41.5 mm
Bracelet/Strap: steel bracelet by Omega
What you should know: very rare bezel configuration, allover very good condition, light scratches to the crystal
OMEGA Seamaster Chronometer Megaquartz f300Hz 198.005
Here we have beautiful OMEGA Seamaster Quartz, a wonderful example of a cool 70s watchdesign. This beautiful WRISTCLASSIC comes with a crisp case in great condition with sharp edges. Dating back to 1972, this classic model measures 41 mm. It offers a fairly wide-set bezel that gives this watch a nice presence. The dial is allover in clean condition with no signs of use. What makes this watch very rare is the bezel. A bezel variant usually only seen in catalogues, is this 1-12 hour bezel which is rumoured to been a dealer fit option. However this bezel comes up for sale very rarely. If you want to learn more about this rare bezel click here. The simple Omega-logo alongside the indexes and beautiful hands are harmonious and well balanced. The date is set at 3 o´clock. The crown is original. This WRISTCLASSIC is powered by a Megaquartz Quartz f300Hz movement, running strong and keeping time well. This Omega Seamaster is the perfect 1970s watch, looking a bit chunky it still wears really comfortable. It’s a true WRISTCLASSIC with perfect proportions, timeless styling, and in great condition perfect for everyday wear. If you want to learn more about the OMEGA Constellation 198.0005 click here.
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.
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