Classical Art Deco 1920's Omega using a strong metal inner case around the movement then dressed in gold outer jacket ornately decorated.
The forerunner of Omega, La Generale Watch Co, was founded at a Chaux des Fonds, Switzerland in 1848 by Louis Brandt, who assembled key-wound pocket watches from parts supplied by local craftsmen. He sold his watches from Italy to Scandinavia by way of England, his chief market. In 1894, his two sons Louis-Paul and César developed a new in-house manufacturing and total production control system that allowed component parts to be interchangeable. Watches developed with these techniques were marketed under the Omega brand of La Generale Watch Co. By 1903 the success of the Omega brand led to La Generale Watch Co to spin off the Omega brand as its own company, and the Omega Watch Co was officially founded in 1903. (Wikipedia)
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An 18k gold time piece with off set seconds at 6 o'clock. The case is made in both 18K yellow and white gold.
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