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WNS-6070-4090 - Omega - Sideways - 1 Button Chronograph - Dial Close Up View
Case: All Stainless Steel construction. 32 mm across by 40 mm lug to lug - Marked on the outside of the cover Waterproof Tested 30 m. The inside of the cover is marked: Omega Watch Co, Fab Suisse, Swiss Made, Acier, Inoxydable and 145.010. It has a crowns 1 o'clock position (normally 4 o'clock position) and a pusher that controls the chrono stop feature at the 11 o'clock (normally 2 o'clock position).
Dial: Rare "Sideways" configuration - the 12 o'clock position is where the 3 o'clock position normally is. It has a very nice light charcoal background color that is highlighted by silver baton style applied hour markers. It is marked in white lettering: Omega, Chrono Stop, Geneve and Swiss Made. The Omega symbol is applied with a bright red color. The hour and minute hands are the dauphine style with white outlines and a gray central color. The sweeping chrono hand is a bright red color and sets back to the 12 o'clock position every time. There is a very detailed seconds track, done in a white color, around the edge of the dial and is marked in 1/10th second increments.
Movement: High-End Automatic Omega Watch Co.- Caliber 865 - Marked Seventeen 17 Jewels, CXG, Unadjusted and the serial number 26562312 (which dates this watch to 1968). The watch features a chrono stop function which is used for timing events - the pusher controls the start, stop and resetting functions.
Strap: Speidel stainless steel expansion bracelet.
Comments: This is surely a unique time piece and a high-end Omega to boot! It is in very nice all around condition - (running fine.)
Item ID: WNS-6070-4090
Omega - Ultra-Scarce - Chrono Stop - "Sideways" Configuration (12 o'clock is where the 3 o'clock position normally is located) - (circa 1968)
WNS-6070-4090 - Omega - Sideways - 1 Button Chronograph - Full Front View
WNS-6070-4090 - Omega - Sideways - 1 Button Chronograph - Full Left Front View
WNS-6070-4090 - Omega - Sideways - 1 Button Chronograph - Full Right Front View