Stainless steel chronograph wristwatch. Made 1959

Stainless steel chronograph wristwatch. Made 1959

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  • Brand: OMEGA
  • Year: 1959
  • Model: Chronograph
  • Reference: 2541-8
  • Calibre: 321
  • Movement: Manual
  • Material: Stainless steel
  • Features/complications: Chronograph and round pushers
  • Dial: Silvered dial dial with outer tachymetric scale and minute track with strokes to 1/5th of a second featuring steel applied mirror polished arrow hour indices with gilt steel hands subsidiary seconds at 9 o’clock, 30 minute register at 3 o’clock, 12 hour register at 6 o’clock
  • Case dimensions: 34mm
  • Bracelet/strap: Leather strap
  • Accessories: Extract from the archives
  • SKU: 03076


The OMEGA calibre 321 was derived from the calibre 27 CHRO C12, which was a chronograph with a 12-hour recorder, developed in 1942. The calibre 321 was the first movement ever used in the OMEGA Speedmaster in 1957 and was used in several spacebound Speedmaster models that went to the moon