Omega Genève Ref.162.037 18k Gold With Roman Dial Retailed by Türler c.1968

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The Watch

When a Vintage title is a mouthful, you know this is something good. This Türler signed Omega Genève has all the details worth mentioning yet comes together to create a cohesively stunning Wristwatch.


Omega first began applying "Genève" to the dials of their dressier 30mm watches in 1953. This was in honor of their 30mm calibre that set records at the Geneva Observatory. By 1967 the name began to be applied to models throughout Omega's range, such as the Omega Dynamic, that were produced in large volumes.


Today's example dates to 1968 and was originally retailed by the prestigious Zurich retailer Türler, whose name sits proudly on the fantastic and unusual golden Roman Numeral Dial. Inside the quality 18k Gold Case sits the excellent Omega Calibre 565 Movement, which boasts a quick set date function by pulling the Crown out fully.


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The Specs

Age: c.1968.
Reference: 162.037.
Movement: Automatic with Sweep Seconds and Quickset Date Wheel.
Calibre: 565.
Timekeeping: Very good.
Service History: Unknown, Lab Checked.
Dial: Original Omega Factory Dial. 
Case: 18k Gold.
Case Size: 33mm.
Bezel: Solid.
Water Resistant?: No.
Hands: Original.
Crystal: Acrylic.
Crown: Original Signed Omega Crown. 
Strap/Bracelet: New 17mm Brown "Super Crocodile Grain" Genuine Leather Strap with Gold Plated buckle.
Lug Width: 17mm

Getting Acquainted

Bits that stand out:
- Unusual Türler signed Roman Numeral Dial.
- Date Wheel.
- 18k Gold Case.
-Original Box.

Nitty Gritty:
- Some minor age related marks to Case.

Overall the Genève is in smashing Vintage condition.
The Dial is in a lovely condition.
18k Gold Case is in very good nick.
The caseback is nice, it has some scratches.
The Crown is signed Omega and is original.
Crystal is a replacement.
Hands are in nice order.