Rare antique Omega Memento Mori Masonic/Doctor's Skull Chronograph pocket watch. The watch has a fancy case depicting a smiling skull decorated with genuine old rose cut Bohemian Garnet precious stones. Please note the very unusual Omega logo stamped on the inside of the rear case. For the first time I have ever seen such a special Omega logo! The watch has a top A1 grade lever escapement movement, adjusted to 2 positions, precision regulator, fully jeweled, Breguet spiral, Guillaume balance, solid gold train, fully jeweled, old style hand engraved balance cock, ruby endstone on balance.Amazing and rare enamel vary color multy functional telemetric dial. The watch comes with CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY. A link to the tradition of the memento mori - an object designed to remind us that life is brief and that we should seize the moment while we are here. Since the beginning of time, the skull is been used as a symbol of mortality, victory, the ultimate Memento Mori.
The skull represented the contemplation of eternity. In Elizabethan England, it was an emblem of bawds, rakes and sexual adventure. Its a symbol men, in particular, have always loved to paint, carve, cast, and wear. NOTE:PLEASE OBSERVE CAREFULLY THE PHOTOS!
IT IS A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. Every potencial defect which is shown in the photos, but not mention in the description, will be considered for described.All the photos shoot by professional Nikon 105 Macro lens under 40x diopter magnification, so you can explore even the smallest detail like under microscope! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Rare antique Omega Memento Mori Masonic/Doctor's Skull Chronograph pocket watch" is in sale since Thursday, February 15, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.