Rare vintage Omega Marine Ref. CK 679 stainless steel diving watch, made in 1930s for French market. Ref. CK 679 is the earliest version of Omega’s diving watches.
The Omega Marine was the first dive watch, specifically tested and qualified for diving. Two-part case, which had its top and bottom pieces connected to the straps, while a clasp locked them securely on the case back. Additionally, the crown was placed at the top of the movement, inside the outer case, to protect it from any external damage.
C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, bezel inclined at sides and with raised bar on top and bottom, special Marine case, winding button concealed in outer case, overhanging curved lugs. D. Silver with painted black Dauphine numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel plume hands. M. Cal. 19.4 T2, rhodiumplated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case, and movement signed. Dim. 24 x 34 mm. Thickness 10 mm.
Watch is in overall good condition, running and ready to wear or gift! This watch wears similar to a Jaeger Lecoultre Reverso on the wrist due to its elongated lugs and thick case.