Exclusive Timepieces 22 –⁠ 23 October 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

One of the finest selections of vintage and contemporary watches we were able to put together. We tried to do our best to offer you extremely rare and well preserved collectable pieces of the best manufactures.

Session I: Saturday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 104
Session II: Sunday 23 October, 10:30 AM – lots 105 to 179
Session III: Sunday 23 October, 2:30 PM – lots 180 to 271

36 Omega Very Desirable and Iconic, “Cioccolatone”, Square-shape Automatic Wristwatch, in Yellow Gold, With Black Dial, Reference 3903

Estimate: € 5,000 –⁠ 10,000

Sold € 6,110

Model: Cioccolatone
Reference: 3903
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Year: 1950s
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 342
Case N°: 10953353
Movement N°: 12186753
Dimensions: 33 × 45 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement

Mainly renown for tool watches and always at the forefront being one of the first brands to dare, the quality of Omega products has reached high peaks also in the realization of creative watches. That is the case of the present lot, an unusual specimen for Omega’s design standards but definitely remarkable for its quality and appreciated by watches passionate. Its yellow gold stepped, square two bodies case of 33 mm with a snap on back is very well preserved. One of the main peculiarity is the curved fancy lugs with clear edges and steps. The dial is also enchanting with its black lacquered color almost untouched with applied yellow-gold indexes, Dauphin hands and subsidiary seconds at 6 o’clock. The caliber is a 342 produced in the ’50s.