The Seamasters was launched in 1948 and have achieved worldwide fame for their rugged reliability. The Seamaster family had its origins in the watches supplied to the British Airforce during the second world war. In 1954, 50 cases equipped with O-ring gaskets were submitted to a succession of extremely severe tests, both in the factory and at the Swiss Laboratory for Watchmaking Reswarch. Each case perfectly resisted pressures of 6 kg/cm2 (corresponding to a depth of 60 metres) and temperatures from -40 C to +50 C, all without showing any trace of water infiltration or humidity.
Here is a very rare oversized beefy lugs vintage Omega Seamaster watch. This particular case style is known as the "beefy" or "fat lugs" case, and they are commonly seen in 34mm case size. However, this particular one is the seldom seen oversized version measuring 36.3mm in diameter excluding the crown by 44mm lug tip to lug tip. Making this timepiece 2mm wider and 2mm longer compared to the regular model.
The factory dial on this piece is also very attractive and resemble the 2018 reissued 1948 Seamaster watch dial as well.
Object nr: WOFS Sales Mission
Model: Seamaster ”Jumbo”
Reference: 2494-9 - 2657
Movement: Cal. 354 (bumper) Nr: 1387xxxx
Material: Gold filled top over solid stainless steel
Original crown: Yes
Dimensions: 36.3mm, without original crown (jumbo)
Strap/Bracelet: Brown leather strap from Hirsch
Lug Width: 18mm
Serviced: Service history is unknown but it works perfectly with very good timekeeping and long powerreserv
This is one of a kind!!! Look at the condition of this Omega Automatic Seamaster,
The case is a rare Jumbo "beefy lugs"-case and it is lovely! The case have some scratches and signs from use and have probably been polished at some point in its long life. The crown is original and in very good condition. The dial is the most spectacular detail of this watch - a rare original dial with just small signes of ageing/patina and with brown cupcake lume. This is a true stunner and something for the real connoisseur.
Sold "as is”!
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