Omega Seamaster 200m SHOM 1973 mens divers Mesh Automatic Vintage 166.0177 Ploprof Watch Co 43mm


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Omega Seamaster 200m SHOM 1973 mens divers Mesh Automatic Vintage 166.0177 Ploprof 43mm watch

1. Seamaster 200 case ref ST 166.0177 ✅
2. Rare original bracelet included ✅
3. NOS case condition & recently serviced ✅
4. Viewings welcome in our Norwich (east of England) shop ✅
5. Good size for vintage at 43mm Jumbo divers watch ✅

Quite simply a stunning vintage divers watch. The watch looks perfect. Originally sold by Australian Vintage Watch Co all parts are 100% manufactured by the Omega factory and were assembled by Watch Co. The firm no longer offers these watches so on their own are a rare breed.

The 43mm cased watch is classed as a "Jumbo" in the vintage watch industry. Therefore those who like the idea of a owning vintage watch but have concerns with the size perhaps this is for you.

The Seamaster 200 range consisted of the 166.068 in “Banana” and “Poppy” colorways and the 166.091 “pilot line”. As the story goes, the Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine or SHOM, did not like the available options and commissioned Omega to build a 4th watch, the 166.177. The SHOM was a French government agency that produced maps and charts for divers. These cartographers got an interesting angular case with the black plongeur sword hands and dial from the pilot line 200m

I have seen many of these SHOM’s come up for sale in standard and left hand crown configurations. Nearly all of these were made by Watchco, an Australian Omega parts and service center. While they are not true vintage Omegas, in the sense that they were not around in the 1970’s, these Watchco specials have the similar value in the marketplace and are fine to trade if you disclose the parentage.

The NOS case looks stunning with its laser sharp lines and perfect brushing. You’re buying the watch to wear and not collect and you like the NOS look. If that’s you, go for this Watchco version. The bracelet is on its own is worth around at least £1500 / €1750 / $2000 on its own.

The seconds hand sweeps around nicely. It's Automatic and will have very good reserve power and fully serviced - no battery needed. Next service due in approx 5-10 years so nothing to do apart from enjoy !

The watch would look equally stunning in a vintage tan brown / dark brown or say a black rubber strap to keep in tune with the divers theme.

Case Width: 43mm not including crown
Condition: Very good
Dial: Black - Lume strong (see picture 10)
Metal: Stainless steel
Year of Movement Manufacture: 1973
Movement: Automatic - Calibre 1012 (engine number of watch)
Warranty: 12 Months
Serial Number: 36694655
Band / Strap: 23mm Stainless Steel Omega stamped 1247/237 and snaps into place exactly how it should

UK Delivery: Next day
EU Delivery: 1-2 days
Rest of World: 2-3 days

Fine Watch Club are used Watch Dealers based in Norwich, England. We are selling some top notch gents & ladies wristwatches. Have a look. We have excellent feedback / testimonials and are trusted members of all the large used watch selling platforms.

To drum up interest we are shipping Worldwide for this one. We can dispatch within 24 hours of payment being received. You will receive very fast.

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