Omega Seamster Automatic, stainless steel with original crosshair dial
Ref. 2848/2846 SC
Case: Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, straight lugs, snap on case back with Seamaster signature. Signed crown. Case is in near mint condition.
Dial: Ivory color with applied Pink gold indexes with luminous markers. Pink Gold numeral markers at three, six, nine and twelve. Applied Omega logo. Dial has a centered crosshair marker. Original red sweep second hand and luminous pink gold "dauphine" hands. Dial is in excellent condition with no visible stains or marks.
Movement: Cal. 501, copper-colored, 20 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.
Case diameter: 34mm Thickness: 12mm
The Omega Seamster 2848/2846C which was introduced in the early 1950's became a best seller for the company for over a decade. Omega has introduced this line has a second line to its constellation collection. The Seamster came in many combination of dial and case, from steel to 18kt gold cases, from simple dial to gold dial with guilloche.
The above watch has most likely the rarest combination of a Crosshair dial with pink accent in a stainless case. The red sweep second hand is an extra bit of flair on a watch which is simply stunning. The crosshair dial and red dial is obviously is reference to the Chronometer features of the watch which is a symbol of quality.
A beautiful watch which combines a rare dial and hands and in excellent condition.