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Here's a very rare vintage Omega Seamaster center second.  Case model 2996-1 which is the same model as the legendary Ranchero model.  But this version is only for about a third of the Ranchero.  The original solid stainless steel case on this watch is in excellent unpolished condition.  Case measures a large 36.5mm in diameter excluding the crown by 44.5mm lug tip to lug tip.  This model takes a special case gasket which sit inside the case instead of on the case back.  Original signed crystal in excellent condition.  Minor ding on the crystal edge, but does not affect the appearance of the watch.  Correct original signed crown.  Very rare factory original dial nicely patina.  Original set of dauphine hands retaining their original luminous.  Unique pencil and numeral hour indexes combination.  Professionally serviced manual wind movement working strong and accurate.  Omega caliber 284 with serial number 16842860 dating this watch to 1958.  The watch will come with a brand new 18mm Omega original signed genuine leather strap.  Original signed buckle.  Wrist size in photo is 6 inches.


  • Circa: 1958

    Model: Seamaster

    Caliber: 284

    Movement serial #: 16842860

    Jewel count: 17 jewels

    Movement type: Manual wind

    Case model: CK 2996-1

    Case material: Solid stainless steel

    Case gasket: O-Ring rubber gasket 

    Crystal: Original Acyrlic crystal

    Crown: Signed

    Case Diameter excluding crown: 36.5mm

    Case lenght lug tip to lug tip: 44.5mm

    Dial: Factory original finish

    Hand type: Dauphine (original)

    Strap material: Original signed genuine leather

    Strap width inbetween lugs: 18mm

    Wrist size in photo: 6 inches

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