1953 Omega 53 RAF 6B/542 Fat Arrow Military


1953 Omega 53 RAF 6B/542 Fat Arrow Military

Product no.: OM181077

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Model/Modell/Modèle: Omega 53 RAF 6B/542 Fat Arrow Military Pilot Watch
Year / Jahr / Année: 1953
Reference / Referenz / Référence: 2777-1
Serial Number / Serienummer / Numéro de Série: 12908819
Case / Gehäuse / Boîtier (1-10): very good stainless steel case with light signs of wear (7). Made antimagnetic according to the British MoD standards with a thick dial plate and an additional movement cover. Original caseback with military markings (designation number, casenumber/year). Fixed bracelet bars.
Movement / Werk / Mouvement: nice Omega cal. 283 chronometer graded movement in good working condition
Winding / Aufzug / Remontage: manual
Dial / Zifferblatt / Cadran: originally equipped with a radium dial, this example features a tritium ‘Fat Arrow’ dial. Because of the high radioactivity in radium, it was deemed unsafe to be used as luminous material and as such, the MoD recalled most of these timepieces in order to change to tritium. Tritium still glowing when exposed to a UV lamp.
Bezel / Lünette / Lunette: steel
Crystal / Glas / Verre: nice acrylic crystal with small signs of wear
Bracelet / Armband / Bracelet: NATO-style mulit-colour textile strap
Diameter / Durchmesser / Diamètre: ca. 37mm
Serviced / Revidiert / Révisé: No
Accessoires: none

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