The "Seamaster" model was introduced by Omega in 1948, and the original Seamasters featured a classic thick-lugged case design. Here is a 1952 vintage thick-lugged 14k gold shell Omega Seamaster automatic with rare near-mint original "clous de Paris" textured dial! Here's the details on this collectible vintage Seamaster: OMEGA (14k Gold Shell "Seamaster" Automatic) - Excellent 34mm signed 14k gold shell case with stainless steel screwdown caseback (reference 2577-14 SC), classic thick, beefy lugs (42mm lug to lug), signed 17 jewel calibre 354 bumper automatic movement (#132920xx), near-mint original signed white "clous de Paris" textured dial with classic large raised gold arrow markers and raised gold arabic numerals and Omega logo at 12:00, gold dauphine hands and sweep seconds, signed original lug-nut crown, genuine lizard grain strap. The serial number on the movement places the date of production of this piece at 1952. The watch is in rare condition for being over 66 years old! The 14k gold shell screwback case is signed Omega on the inner caseback, along with the reference #2577-14 SC. The case features the classic thick, beefy lugs of the early Seamasters, and is in excellent condition. The gold shell is thick, and is in excellent condition. Omega did not begin embossing the Seamonster logo on Seamaster casebacks until well after this 1952 version was produced. The 17 jewel calibre 354 bumper automatic movement is sparkling clean, running fine and keeping excellent time. The calibre 354 features swan's neck fine regulation. The original "clous de Paris" textured dial is in rare near-mint condition, and features raised gold arrow markers and arabic numerals at 12:00. The original dial is signed, "Omega, Automatic, Seamaster, Swiss Made." This is a classic vintage Omega automatic, the original Seamaster design, and is getting harder to find, especially with rare near-mint "clous de Paris" original dial. STUNNING 14k GOLD SHELL 1952 VINTAGE OMEGA SEAMASTER BUMPER AUTOMATIC WITH RARE ORIGINAL "CLOUS DE PARIS" TEXTURED DIAL! Sell for $795 plus $15 US Priority shipping ($60 International via Global Express).
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