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chronograph dynamic 3 tribute vintage
winston churchill's dirty-dozen
|Model||Automatic 2 counters|
|Version||winston churchill's dirty-dozen|
|Type of movement||Mechanical movement with automatic winding|
|Content delivered||Mostra travel case|
|Certificate||Certificate of authenticity|
|New / Used||Used product|
|Manufacturer's caliber reference||Calibre Omega 1138 with 44 jewels|
|Case size (mm)||39|
|Type of glass||Sapphire glass|
|Dial||Black dial Superluminova white numerals yellow second hand|
|Buckle||Original Omega folding clasp|
|Strap Type||Original strap ref 871|
|Min. strap length (cm)||12|
|Max. strap length (cm)||18|
|Specificities||Waterproof 2 ATM|
Omega Dynamic III two-counter chronograph from 1997, a robust automatic winding watch with a case size of 39 mm inspired by vintage British models from the Second World War (the famous dirty dozen of Sir Winston Churchill) Black dial with white inscriptions, Swiss made mention (for superluminova) at the bottom of the dial, luminescent sword hands. Time railroad with hour numerals in white and seconds in yellow. Two permanent small seconds counters on the right and thirty minutes on the left (indexed in the manner of World War II pilot watches in 3 minutes for landing circuits)
In terms of collection, the Dynamic model range was introduced to the market by Omega in the sixties. The brand's will at this time is to shake up the codes and rely on the POP-Art fashion of the moment to stylize this new range. (lip at that time will produce in the same style as the famous and futuristic lip talon with case shapes of a very Space-age aspect)
At the end of the nineties, fashion was very aviation-oriented, and the forties were in fashion. The stars of the moment were the Breitling Navitimer and the Avirex jackets, and the films in vogue were Top-Gun, Memphis Belle, and The Right Stuff. In short, a vintage aviation atmosphere will promote this model's emergence. Very fashionable at that time, the Dynamic range shakes up the codes (even too much) to continue to please with the Dynamic II edition, and it's in its third edition that this Dynamic watch will regain public attention.
In the models commissioned by Sir Winston Churchill (the famous twelve watches nicknamed the dirty-dozen), Omega will draw to stylize this automatic Dynamic III chronograph. Still, he will add to it what is technically best in 1997 in the swatch group: an automatic chronograph movement calibre 1138 44 jewels (based on the latest generation of the famous ETA 2892-A2 movement, which equips the majority of military models of the moment... and would, however, have suited the Speedmaster Reduced Automatic which will be equipped with the same steel bracelet). Waterproof 2 ATM chronograph case with screwed back, sapphire crystal, black dial with sword-like hands (royal navy type), central second hand with retrograde point arrow (which evokes the broad - British arrow). All in a meticulous realization of the grand tradition of quality of the manufacture of Bienne.
- Bi-compax chronograph with black superluminova dial.
- Automatic winding watch.
- Black dial with white totalizers, winding on the left.
- Double circular time railway hours and seconds.
- white numeral hour markers and yellow seconds.
- Two graduated and marked auxiliary totalizer counters.
- Two Stop & Run function pushers, small seconds movement.
- Omega logo on dial, mention "SWISS MADE" at six o'clock.
- 39 mm case with screwed and signed back and crown, with 2 pushers.
- Omega 1138 automatic 44 jewel movement.
- 28,800 vph with a power reserve of forty-two hours.
- Vintage collector's watch with a remarkable movement.
- Watch guaranteed for two years.
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