Omega Military RAF 6B/159 1721 1956

£2,895.00

This an absolutely Superb British Military Omega RAF Pilots watch dated 1956. The original MOD White dial with applied arabic numerals and  markers and military markings are in excellent condition. The original hands and the manual wind movement is signed “Omega 16 Jewels 9740842. The case back markings are A.M. (6B/159 1721/56), the stainless steel case measures approximately 36mm and the Military Strap is a universal fitting. The watch has been fully serviced by our in-house watch technician and comes with a full 12 months written warranty.

In 1956, a large number of surplus 6B/159 pilot watches originating from WW2 were modified and re-issued to the RAF by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

 

Description

OMEGA MILITARY RAF 6B/159 1721  1956

This an absolutely Superb British Military Omega RAF Pilots watch dated 1956. The original MOD White dial with applied arabic numerals and  markers and military markings are in excellent condition. The original hands and the manual wind movement is signed “Omega 16 Jewels 9740842. The case back markings are A.M. (6B/159 1721/56), the stainless steel case measures approximately 36mm and the Military Strap is a universal fitting. The watch has been fully serviced by our in-house watch technician and comes with a full 12 months written warranty.

In 1956, a large number of surplus 6B/159 pilot watches originating from WW2 were modified and re-issued to the RAF by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

SPECIFICATION

BRAND:

Omega.

MODEL:

Military Pilot RAF 6B/159

FINISH:

Brushed.

CASE:

Stainless Steel with Fixed Lugs 36 mm Approximately Excluding Crown – The brushed stainless steel screw back case is in superb condition with only minor signs of wear. The case measures 36mm wide excluding crown, the inside back is not signed as most Dennison Military cases of this period.The outer markings are A.M. 6B/159 1721/56.

DIAL:

White Dial. Although a large majority of these watches were issued with black dials and luminous hour markers and hands, some were issued with white dials and blue steel hands. Dial and Hands are correct with some slight blemishing.

BEZEL:

N/A

STRAP/BRACELET:

Grey Military fabric- Length Universal.

MOVEMENT:

Swiss Made Omega 30T2 Movement 9740842-Chronometre Quality, The original  Omega signed very high grade manual wind is in excellent condition and has been professionally serviced by our in-house watch Technician. On the balance bridge are the letters AR.

*THE 12 MONTH WARRANTY.

GLASS:

Acrylic Crystal – The crystal is unmarked.

DATE:

N/A

YEAR:

1956

SERVICED:

Yes, with 12 Months Warranty.

CONDITION:

Super Condition.

BOX/PAPERS:

Although there are no original papers with this watch it is 100% Genuine, the serial numbers and markings are all correct, dating the watch to 1956. We supply Lifetime Guarantee and all Relevant paper work for the Watch.

*THE 12 MONTH WARRANTY.

LIFETIME GUARANTEE ON AUTHENTICITY AND PROVENANCE

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