Rare Omega Marine First Waterproof Diving Watch, 1932
Stainless steel extremely rare Omega Marine is the world’s first waterproof diving watch, introduced in 1932. The two-part case measures overall 23mm x 38mm, with a back snap/buckle to keep seal the case, and protect the crown. Dubbed the Omega Marine, it was the first watch specifically tested and approved for diving at significant depths. The design came from a Swiss patent, granted to Louis Alix, who was based out of Geneva. It was given to the Omega ref. 679 upon its completion. The dial is original, with original Omega buckle. The mechanical movement is warrantied by Aaron Faber for 1 year.
SKU: WWM14003 | Available