Advert from 1898 "The Jewelers' Circular"
Some more, 1922:
And one more from the 1950 Jewelers Circular Keystone:
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Universal - *affordable* back in the day they said...
Do you suppose the watch in the top ad is a ref 14710?
Very interesting. The first advertisement is touting the Seamaster as a sports watch that’s waterproof but elegant and versatile enough that you can wear at a dinner, as well as dive to 60 meters deep.
The second advertisement claims, very strangely, that over 50% of RAF crews experienced the waterproof capabilities of the Seamater “during the war”. What war? Certainly not WWII as the Seamaster did not exist back then- and that’s not what RAF crews were using.
One has to guess back then there were no regulations about fairness and accuracy in advertising- and that anyone including Omega was free to BS to their heart’s content….
I think so:
This is mine:
Thanks for the translation summary.
Thank you for the translation. I can’t remember what magazine or year that was from but I did pull it from the internet. I’ll go back and see if I can find it again
Bulletin de la Société Neuchâteloise des Sciences Naturelles. 1961
Makes sense that it would be for a ref 14710 made 60-62.
Advert for Kirby Beard and Co. Boutique found right on Rue Auber in Paris near Opera. And how the street looks today courtesy of Google.
Cool vintage trilogy advert from 1964 Newspaper:
From some old popular mechanics magazines.
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