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Omega “Braille”, Ref. AA 241 LV

CHF 1,300

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Rare and well-preserved Omega hunting cased keyless pocket watch for a blind person with rare “Braille” / “Tactile”  dial, Ref. AA 241 LV, Cal. Omega 40,6 S T2 15P, made in 1930s. A special model without a crystal and with a tactile display. Enamel dial with hours marked by dots in relief and “poire” hands that sturdy enough to allow the time to be read by touch. The dial marked “Importé de Suisse” (Imported from Switzerland) indicates that the watch was intended for France.

Movement: manual, cal. 40,6 S T2 15P, 15 Jewels, rhodium-plated, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with Breguet balance spring, SN: 7748637; Dial: White enamel, radial Paris-style Arabic numerals in the center, each with enamel touch piece, 12 o’clock with three pieces, quarters with two. Blued steel “spade” hands; Case: Four-body, “bassine”, polished, silver hinged cuvette. Movement, dial and case signed. Dim. 50 mm.

This watch can also be found in the Omega book “A journey through time” by Marco Richón, page 462, item 3561.

Watch is in overall good condition, running and ready to use!

PLAIN FACTS

BrandOmega
Modelwatch for the blind 
ReferenceAA 241 LV
YearCirca 1930s
MovementHand-winding
CalibreCal. 40.6 S T2 15P
Case materialStainless Steel
Case size50.5 mm
Bracelet
Featuresrare “Braille”/”Tactile” dial for the blind
Box/Papersno box, no papers

CONDITION REPORT

In fully working order. Good condition, surface scratches, scuffs and discolorations through the age.

Watches are sold as-is, and there is no guarantee of to be waterproof or movement accuracy, due to the nature of vintage watches. Please view all the pictures carefully as they form an integral part of the description. Any defects not mentioned but visible in the pictures will be considered as described.

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