Omega Minus 88 Days Constellation
OMEGA, MINUS 88 DAYS, CONSTELLATION DOUBLE EAGLE CO-AXIAL CHRONOGRAPH, OLYMPIC BEIJING 2008, LIMITED EDITION, DIAMOND-SET 18K YELLOW GOLD LADIE’S WATCH
ICONEEK price: SOLD
Iconeek is proud to introduce here a very fine and unusual, water-resistant, tonneau-shaped, diamond-set, co-axial chronometer and chronograph wristwatch made in a limited edition of 288 pieces for the Olympic Beijing 2008 games. The present watch is numbered 29 out of 288. The minus 88 days indicates that these models were unveiled exactly 88 days prior (12 May 2008) to the opening ceremony (08 Aug 2008) of the Beijing Olympics.
The model comes with a three-body construction: a large water-resistant gold tonneau-shaped case with rectangular pushers in the band, screwed crown, gold bars to secured the rubber strap, a diamond-set gold bezel with 32 diamonds (approx. 1.23ct), a screwed gold case back stamped with Beijing Olympic 2008 medallion and engraved with limited edition number. Under the saphhire crystal, a mint sunburst champagne color gold dial with applied gold faceted baton indexes, minute and 1/5th second black division, brown dial, applied baton numerals, three subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 12-hour register at 6, 30-minute register at 3, aperture for date between 4 and 5, raised gold Omega logo and Constellation star logo. Trained eyes will notice that the two registers are forming a discrete « 8 » together. Under the screwed gold case back, we discover a caliber Omega 3313, automatic movement, certified chronometer, rhodium finish, with 37 jewels, co-axial escapement, free sprung self-compensating flat balance spring, monometallic balance, shock-absorbers, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement are signed.
A raffinated and sporty ladie’s chronograph !
Condition: 9.5/10, in excellent overall condition.
Model: Minus 88 Days, Constellation Double Eagle
Limited Edition: yes, no. 29/288, Beijing 2008
Material: 18K yellow gold
Movement no: 78413422
Case no.: 78413422
Dial: sunburst champagne, luminous gold hands, aperture for the date at 4
Movement: cal. 3313, certified chronometer, co-axial escapement, automatic, 37 jewels, hack mechanism
Functions: chronograph, date, self-winding
Bracelet: rubber, 18K yellow gold Omega secured deployant clasp
Water-resistant: yes, tested, 100m by construction
Dimensions: 35 mm. diam, thickness 14 mm.
Accessories: fitted Omega presentation box
Ref. ICO: 99-20-017B