Omega Bumper Tropical 1944
About this watch
An Omega Bumper 1944, with a striking looking, one of a kind, tropical dial. Sporting bold arabic numerals around the outside, with the minute track forming a neat circle inside the numerals, and a sub second dial above the 6 ‘o’ clock mark, this is an eye-catching piece.
Reference number 2374/6 it’s powered by a 17 jewel calibre 330.10 RA PC automatic movement, beats at 19,800 beat per hour (5.5 per second), has Incabloc shock protection, and measures at 35mm in diameter.
In good working order, it has been fitted with a new handmade watch strap, which is in keeping with the overall aesthetic.
A little history: the ‘Bumper’ in the title refers to the type of automatic winding movement used by Omega in many of their models from 1930 to the 1950s, a movement where the weighted hammer to wind the mainspring on reaching the end of its traveling distance bumps into a spring and stops
30.10 RA PC