1967 Omega Speedmaster 300 Diver Military - Royal Navy
This Seamaster 300 was issued to the Royal Navy in 1970 and bears the 0552 hallmark on the case back. These are incredibly rare to find, but more. so in this condition. It also comes complete with an Omega Extract of Archives which states delivery to the Royal Navy and 0552 marking.
The serial number is 24,726,xxx. It's in excellent condition for it's age and all original, a credit to its former keeper.
Brand and Model: Omega Seamaster 300
Case: Stainless steel asymetrical with fixed bars, 42mm.
Crown: Correct screw down crown (Photos show the crown extended for photo purposes). It fully screws down and sits correctly in the case.
Bezel: Original acrylic resin plastic bezel which is in excellent condition and glows consistently as the dial and hands.
Bracelet: Comes with a black NATO strap and a green NATO strap
Dial: A beautiful dial with the lume showing consistent glow accross each lume plot with no visible deteriation on the dial itself. The dots on the 12 and 6 o'clock are an indication that the dial is the original lume. Dials featured an encircled “T” designation, signifying the use of tritium for the luminous hour markers and hands. The broad, sword-shaped hour and minute hands, as well as the angular sweep seconds hand, were also specially designed.
Hands: Original sword hands which glow consitent with the lume on the dial.
Crystal: Omega plexi which shows very minimal marks. These could easily be removed at the owners choice, I have chosen to leave them in.
Movement: Omega cal 552 automatic with 24 jewels with central sweep hand with the serial number 24,726,xxx
Case Back: Stainless steel with military engravings
Included with watch:
Omega Extract of Archives dating it to March 17th 1967 and issued to the British Royal Navy.
Condition: The condition is excellent and original. This watch has been fully serviced and comes complete with a 12 months warranty.
An incredibly rare watch to find in all original condtion. Most military SM300's have had the dial reprinted by the MOD with the 'Fat' T. This one is still the thin encircled T. The dial is exceptional in terms of condition and still has the original lume.
Delivered to United Kingdom (British Royal Navy). The watch bears a special military engraving “0552” on the outside case back and has fixed bars. Further engraved "0552/923-7697 A/571/70