1942 Omega Officer - Ref. 2299
A rare and attractive Omega made on request for the Swedish Officers during WW2.
WHY IS THIS WATCH SPECIAL
This specific Omega model is considered a rare and highly collectible item. The Omega Officer was made on demand by the Swedish government during WW2 for the Swedish Officers . This model was manufactured by Omega only for this purpose and this particular watch is in a pristine condition after 76 years !
Omega's rich history begins with its founder, Louis Brandt, who established the firm in 1848 in La Chaux de Fonds. In 1903, the company changed it's name to Omega, becoming the only watch brand in history to have been named after one its own movements. A full-fledged manufacturer of highly accurate, affordable and reliable watches, its sterling reputation enabled them to be chosen as the first watch company to time the Olympic Games beginning in 1932. Its continued focus on precision and reliability ultimately led their Speedmaster chronograph to be chosen by the NASA in 1965, the first watch worn on the moon.
- Maker: Omega
- Model: Officer
- Reference: 2299
- Case N°: N/A
- Year: 1942
- Material: Stainless steel
- Dimentions (WxHxT): 31x40x10mm
- Caliber: In House Omega 26,5
- Bracelet/Strap: Black "Bund" Leather
- Lug width: 16mm
- Box/Papers: N/A
THE IMPORTANT DETAILS
This watch is in extremely good condition for its age. The case is well preserved, and the black dial with original lume looks great. This is a fine vintage timepiece, elegant and sporty, with a presence on the wrist, perfect for everyday wear.