The full description of this watch is Omega Electronic f300Hz Geneve Chronometer and it represents a small but important part of Omega's transition during the early electronic period. Known as a hummer, it has twin tuning forks that are vibrated electronically at a constant frequency and this forms the basis of its highly accurate timekeeping. It was technology made under license from the Bulova and was eventually succeeded by quartz technology.
The watch is in very good overall condition. It has a sunburst silver dial with polished steel hands. Sweep seconds hand that smoothly sweeps round rather than by steps. The applied hour batons have finely ribbed tops with chisel ends. At the opposite end of each baton is located a semi-circle luminous (no longer active) dot. Quick set date at 3. Pull the crown out one step to adjust the date and two steps to adjust the time (and stop the watch). The crown is original and is marked with the Omega logo. It also has the original acrylic with the Omega logo etched in the centre.
The stainless steel case is in good condition and is free from significant dents and scratches. The case back is fully marked Omega on the inside.
The watch comes with a used black non-Omega leather strap.
Batteries for the watch are available at most watch retailers and online.
1972 Omega Geneve F300Hz
Year 1972 Case Metal Stainless Steel Back Metal Stainless Steel Back Type Screw Width* 37.6mm Length** 42.3mm Power Battery Calibre 1250
* Excluding the crown
** Tip of lug to tip of lug