1960 Omega Seamaster Calendar Automatic - Ref. 14770 1 SC
An attractive and fine famous Omega seamaster.
WHY IS THIS WATCH SPECIAL
This specific Omega Seamaster Calendar ref. 14770 1 SC was produced only for a one year period, in 1960, and it features the very famous 19.800 beats/hour automatic caliber 562. This very clean movement is considered to be one of the best ever produced by Omega. The original 'Sunburst' dial has it's beautiful silver white color preserved. The 'Unishell' case has never been repolished, the angles are sharp, the crown is signed and the overall condition is stunning.
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: Seamaster Calendar Automatic
- Reference: 14770 1 SC
- Year: 1960
- Material: Stainless steel
- Dimentions (WxHxT): 34x40x11mm
- Caliber: In House Omega 562
- Bracelet/Strap: Black leather
- Lug width: 18mm
- Box/Papers: N/A
THE IMPORTANT DETAILS
This watch is in extremely good condition for its age. The unpolished case is very well preserved, and the silver white dial with applied markers and 'Sunburst' reflects looks great. This is a fine classic vintage timepiece, elegant and sporty, with a presence on the wrist, perfect for everyday wear.