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Lot No. 15 (88th Auction)
Omega "Seamaster", Movement No. 17527267, Ref. 2914-5SC, Cal. 285, 38 mm, circa 1961

An aviator's rare wristwatch of the Pakistan Air Force Pilots P.A.F.
Case: steel, screw back with military engraving: "P.A.F.", anti-magnetic protection cap. Dial: black, luminous indexes, centre seconds, luminous alpha hands. Movm.: divided 3/4 plate movement pink gilt, ground, 17 jewels, indirect centre seconds, pink gold train, monometallic balance, incabloc shock protection for balance.

Omega Seamaster "P.A.F."
What we have here could be a temporary solution where the repairer was pressed for time or working in difficult conditions. As long as the watch worked, it did not matter if the used parts matched the original reference. This is often the reason behind the use of non-matching components such as movement, case, case-back, dial, hands, etc. to repair a watch or restore a damaged one.
Source: Marco Richon "Omega", Bienne 2007, p. 238
Estimate  1,700 - 3,000 €

Price Realised  6,400 €
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