Omega Moonphase 2486-2 (1940s)
A historic release from one of the most esteemed and well-recognised global watch brands. This delightful Moonphase watch from Omega houses some of the most complex and groundbreaking complications of its time behind a stark and minimalist dial. Omega are revered for their versatility and mechanical prowess, with many of their mid-century timepieces revered for their complicated movements. This 2486-2 reference features a gold-filled case meausirng 37mm, housing the esteemed Calibre 381 manual wind movement.
This watch's large 37mm diameter is its most unique and charming feature. In the 1940s, 37mm was considered an extremely large size compared to the standard. Fortuntately, in a landscape of modern timpieces averaging around 40mm in size, this historic timepiece is a perfect diameter for the contemporary wearer. A brilliant dress watch from a widely celebrated brand, this Omega Moonphase synthesises all the essential qualities that grant Omega its worldwide prestige. The dial is notably beautiful, leading us to assume that it was refinished to a very high standard in its lifetime, offering a 'like new' appearance that one cannot readily find.
This watch's serial number is #1259xxxx and is accompanied by its original brown leather Omega box.