My Grandfather Omega

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    My Grandfather Omega

    Hello,

    I need help recognizing my Grandfather Omega watch. I know that watch is from 1944, that it was given to my Grandfather in USA, when he arrived with 1st Yugoslav Partizan Ship in 2. World War. S.N. number is 10269463 and is 15 jewel. I was searching across the web, but I didn't find the exactly same model as mine. Please, be so kind and help me with some additional data.

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    Re: My Grandfather Omega

    Moving to the Vintage forum. You will get more replies there.
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    Re: My Grandfather Omega

    Hi and welcome to the forum

    Nice old watch

    I did a quick check and the serial no' you gave dates the watch to 1944.

    I've seen similar models to this before, but don't know enough about Omegas from this period to give you any more details.....I'm sure someone will be along who can shed some more light.

    Any chance of you getting a picture of the movement?? That would certainly help in identifying it!!

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    Re: My Grandfather Omega

    Gasper, first of all.. this watch is awesome!

    Identifying it is hard without a picture of the movement.
    There is a reference number inside the back of the watch, which would also be a great help.

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    Great watch. This is my Tissot Militar - also from 1944.



    Tissot and Omega merged in 1930. So I think these 2 are cousins.
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    Re: My Grandfather Omega

    This one is allmost the same:
    Omega 30T2pC 15 jewels incabloc
    serienr.: 10425361
    jaar: 1945





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    Re: My Grandfather Omega

    Quote Originally Posted by Marrick View Post
    Great watch. This is my Tissot Militar - also from 1944.



    Tissot and Omega merged in 1930. So I think these 2 are cousins.
    That Tissot was made for the Swedish Army. The "A" in Militar should have 2 dots above it. A Swedish letter, pronounced "ae".

    How does the caseback look like?

    Omega made some watches for the S. Army too, the most famous one was called Officer. Same two-tone dial as the other Omegas on this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janne View Post
    That Tissot was made for the Swedish Army. The "A" in Militar should have 2 dots above it. A Swedish letter, pronounced "ae".

    How does the caseback look like?

    Omega made some watches for the S. Army too, the most famous one was called Officer. Same two-tone dial as the other Omegas on this thread.
    Really? I didn't know that. Thank you. The case back is:

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    Thanks for the PM Janne.
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    Re: My Grandfather Omega

    I was wondering why you locked it

    In any case, I have not found a match for these lugs and this dial, but they did offer more dials than they have in the museum.

    This is the most common officer dial (not mine sadly) - so no match there. These had the 26.5 movement.



    I seem to recall seeing a 2 tone one, but I can't find an image of it atm.

    The radial numbers were common enough in the late 30s and early 40s - both the RCAF and US army used the radial numbers - although with different dials (black and white respectively). These had the 30T movement.

    From your lugs, I am guessing yours has the 30T movement.

    The watch all seems to hang together, and in the absence of a movement and case number, I can't add more.
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