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Omega “US Army” ref# 2179/3 circa 1940’s

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An exceptional example of the very popular U.S. Army engraved case back ref# 2179/3 Omega manual wind military model circa 1940s. Featuring a robust 34 x 42mm case with screw down caseback with shallow engraved U.S. Army, and a beautiful matte silver original dial with “wrapping” luminous arabic figures, finely printed 1/5th of a second minute track, and original matching luminous pencil style hands. The dial has aged beautifully with a soft mottled appearance and with distinct peach tones around the perimeter minute track. Powered by 16 jewel manual wind caliber 30 T2 SC movement with sweep seconds. The movement is remarkably bright and fresh looking, particularly considering the age of the watch. Overall an exceptionally beautiful and well preserved example of this popular model

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Additional information

Maker

Omega

Model Name/Type

U.S. Army

Model/Case Ref#

2179/3

Case mm

34 x 40mm

Man's / Lady's

Men

Circa

1940's

Case Metal

Stainless Steel

Case Serial #

none

Crystal

Acrylic dome crystal

Dial & Hands

Original silver satin dial

Movement Type

manual wind

Movement Caliber

30 T2 SC

Date Function

no

Strap / Bracelet

sporty leather strap

Strap / Bracelet Size

18mm

Country of Origin

Switzerland

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

No

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