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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

Brand

Omega Watches - Vintage & Used

We feature an extensive selection of the most popular vintage Omega watches models including Seamasters, Speedmaters, Constellations, Omega dress models in steel, yellow and rose gold, and countless variations of vintage Omega chronographs, from the early Seamasters, to the classic and best selling vintage and preowned variations of the Omega Man on the Moon Speedmaster models.

Omega is the 2nd most popular vintage watch brand in our store, 2nd only to vintage Rolex. As the sponsors and official timers of countless Olympic Games, and the producer of the enormously popular Man on the Moon Speedmaster, Omega is one of the most recognized and respected of all Swiss watch brands.

Omega "US Army" ref# 2179/3 circa 1940's

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