Very rare and collectible item this world war 2 OMEGA watch for Air Force. Watch this guy reviewing Omega watches and world war https://youtu.be/dXT5yIvA6Wc :::: Watch information :::: - Manual winding cal. 601 - Size 34mm without crown - Perfect condition see picture - manufactured for Royal Air Force. Background for buyers Ordered by Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD) during the Second World War, the WWW (Waterproof Wrist Watch - very impressed by the military thus given such honor) series timepiece was designed to be the general issue field watch for their military forces, and contracts to manufacture these pieces were picked up by twelve manufactures, including IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Longines, and Cyma. Omega produced a small number of these pieces under contract, although none of them saw combat during WWII, as production wasn't completed until after the Nazis surrendered in 1945. The MoD continued to issue these pieces for many years after the war, and a great number likely saw action in conflicts around the globe. Although manufactured by a dozen companies (known as the "Dirty Dozen" by military watch collectors), Omega's models have proven to be among the most desirable versions. Their relative abundance has kept their market values from skyrocketing, but as with any vintage watch, finding one in good condition is key. This watch was manufactured in 1953, the Royal Air Force ordered Omega military watches in 5,900 pieces. However, this luminous paint on the dial of the first shipment contained radioactive substance Radium by the Royal Air Force has been revised to tritium. The broad arrow tell it to dial 6:00 becoming thicker. NATO code is stamped on the back. All other code is again cut the serial number portion, but matches font in 1953. This individual is very good condition and leave the original edge cases. After more than 60 years, the radium luminous paint used glow and clear even now. And the windshield and back to fit firmly in certain cases of 6 m thickness 13 mm. You can realize that actually used a robust real military watch. Movement is clean and working fine. Let me know if I miss or wrong with any details. If you like what are listing please make sure to follow us. We have other Rolex , Omega , Seiko vintage watches in other listing and will post various watches every week. :) ~sometime.sometimes
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