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Found A Disco Volante In A Box Of Junk

  1. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jul 10, 2019

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    I know nothing about this one, says Optima on the dial, which appears to have been around since at least the 1920s or so, I'm guessing this one is from the 1930s.

    Unmarked 10 1/2 ligne movement seems to be of decent quality.

    31.5mm

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  2. bz0123

    bz0123 Jul 10, 2019

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    I like the look with underneath lugs. Does it work?
     
  3. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jul 10, 2019

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    Yes, actually keeping really good time, but I'm sure it could use a good service.
     
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  4. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Jul 11, 2019 9:56am

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    That is a great looking little watch!
     
  5. Darlinboy

    Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Jul 11, 2019 10:20am

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    Sweet find! Would look great on a bund-style strap.
     
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  6. Radiumpassion

    Radiumpassion Jul 14, 2019 6:15am

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    Cool find:thumbsup:
     
  7. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Jul 14, 2019 6:35am

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    With nothing in the picture to give it scale it could be a nice kitchen clock.
     
  8. rott3

    rott3 Jul 14, 2019 6:39am

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    so cool it has the subseconds register....just let us see how it comes on the wrist when you find a nice strap
     
  9. bobbee

    bobbee Jul 15, 2019 10:37am

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    A lovely looking piece.
    I believe this may originally have been set in a cigarette case, lighter or similar, even a walking stick. The lugs look like they were added at a later date.