The quartz watch movement transformed the industry however, before this was to happen, American watch manufacturer Bulova, introduced technology that could harness accurately the constant vibrations of a tuning fork! Their technology was licenced to Omega and here we have an excellent example of their F300. It's battery driven and when it's running the tuning forks can be heard humming - hence the nick-name. A watch case design destinctly of the 1970s era, this is a particularly good example in excellent condition. Hardly a mark on the dial, even the dots of lume at the top of all the chisel shape hour batons are in tact. Each gold coloured baton is topped with fine lines. Matching gold coloured hands and a stepless sweeping second hand. This watch tells you both the day and the date, the control of which is through the original Omega crown. Heavy gold filled case and stainless steel back both in very good condition. Inside is the Omega calibre 1260 movement. Comes complete with a non-omega strap although this watch looks best supported with a metal bracelet. The watch works as it should. Superb example of an evolving technology. In reality, the case is more yellow than it appears in the photos, the hands really are gold coloured and the tips of the hour batons are golden and not black!
1970s Omega Geneve F300Hz Chronometer
1973/4 Case Metal Gold filled Back Metal Stainless steel Back Type Screw Width* 38 Power Battery Calibre 1260
*mm ex crown