Sold - Omega Vintage Chronograph Reference 2279-1 Calibre 321 Circa 1948 - Fully Serviced by ClockSavant
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This highly collectible and rare Omega 321 vintage chronograph reference 2279-1 was Fully Serviced by ClockSavant. Because of the watch’s black dial, silver markers, and silver hands, it is an unusual and interesting example of an Omega 321 vintage chronograph. As shown in the pictures, this vintage watch is beautiful and exudes a combination of an aviator feel with classic 1940’s elegance. We did not refinish the dial, but it was likely refinished sometime in the past.
New ZRC leather watch strap, made in France. Regular length.
We estimate the watch was manufactured in approximately 1948 based on its serial numbers and design.
Fully Serviced by ClockSavant Fully disassembled, old and worn parts replaced or repaired, adjusted, optimized, cleaned, and lubricated. Comprehensive testing and performance measurement.
Case has the typical scratches and dings that are common to watches of this age and add to its character. Similarly the dial shows some discoloration, again common for watches of this age. As shown in the picture of the case back, there appears to have been, in the past, a light inscription that is now barely visible due to being worn and polished over time.
Comprehensive ClockSavant Testing. Performance measurement results for this watch are provided below.
14-day return period provided that watch is returned in condition received.
All mechanical watches, and especially vintage watches, require special consideration in handling, care, and use. In order to obtain warranty support or to return an item, it is necessary that the customer did not cause damage to the watch. See the Support page to learn more about how to protect and care for your investment.
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ClockSavant Watchmaker Testing, Certification, and Performance Measurement
All the watches we sell go through a comprehensive series of ClockSavant-developed functional, stability, and performance tests and are only approved for sale if they meet or exceed the criteria we have established. Performance measurements for this watch are provided below. See the Support page of our website for an explanation of watch performance measurements and guidance on interpretation. The watch performance values provided do not necessarily reflect the accuracy you will experience based on your unique watch wearing habits. You may experience a gain or loss by as much as approximately 1 minute per day with vintage watches.
Legend: Rate, Amplitude (Amp), and Beat Error (BE) are provided for Dial-Up (CH) and Dial-Down (FH) positions. Averages (Avg) are also provided. These represent the average performance of the watch across all 6 traditionally measured watch positions which, in addition to dial-up and dial-down, are the vertical positions of Crown-Up, Crown-Down, Crown-Left, and Crown-Right. Rate is expressed in seconds gained or lost during a 24 hour period. Amplitude is in degrees. Beat Error is in milliseconds. Lift Angle used in measurement is unique to the particular watch calibre.