Omega Mark V Military Issue RAF Pocket Watch SOLD
Delivered to the Royal Air Force on the 1st of July 1918, this rare Omega military issue Mark 5 pocket watch is in excellent overall condition with rare iridescent non-luminous dial and original hands. These famous watches were often mounted on the dashboard of the British DH9’s, DH’4s or Sopwith Pup bi-planes for use by the pilots in flight. A truly rare and historic timepiece from the famed house of Omega.
Style: Military Issue Pocket Watch
Circa: 1917 (WW1)
Case: Large 4-body nickel silver case signed Omega on the inner cover with the "A" over Broad Arrow R.A.F. Logo engraved on the back. Measures 52mm in diameter excluding the stem and bow. Excellent overall condition.
Dial: Original factory printed black enamel dial with rare iridescent copper color numbers, minute track and small seconds. Signed B.B. 2655, 30 Hour, Non Luminous, Mark V. Original hands. A couple of very faint hairline cracks can be found under magnification, but overall in excellent cosmetic condition.
Movement: 19 Ligne Omega Watch Co. manual wind movement with straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet over-coil balance-spring and index regulator. Some minor discoloration on the ratchet wheels, but in overall excellent working condition having been just serviced by our watchmaker.