Olma 'Datora' Ref 784 Valoux 23C Triple Calendar Steel 1940s Rare 35mm RadiumOlma
For auction is a 1940's Olma ref 784 caliber Valjoux 23C day date month triple calendar chronograph stainless steel 35mm manual winding amazingly well preserved original condition. This watch is essentially identical to a Datora ref 784: it uses the exact same case and movement and dial; the only difference really is the name Olma on the dial. The strap and crystal appear to be original and the watch is in a remarkable well preserved condition. Rare generally and even more so due to the impeccable condition its in.
Ref #: 784
Diameter: 35 mm w/out crown, 37 mm w/crown, 43 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 18 mm at the lugs tapering to 15 mm (will take a 18 mm strap)
Height: 12 mm
Power-reserve: 32 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 41 grams
Movement: Valjoux 23C with triple date calendar
Crystal: Acrylic (appears to be original)
Strap/Bracelet: Gray leather strap (also appears to be original)
Case: Stainless steel with sculptural lugs, fixed bezel, pusher correctors for the calendar functions, snap back caseback with ref and serial
Dial: Opaline with radium arabic numerals, day and month displays at 12 o'clock, date pointer chapter, oval shaped pushers and original crown
Condition: 90% (9.0 of 10): a really wonderfully preserved watch both in the case and dial
Box/Papers: Watch only
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