Walton Mathey-Tissot 1930's Omega 28.9 Lemania 13CH Rare Chronograph GuadalcanalWalton
For auction is a late 1930s Walton Mathey-Tissot Omega 28.9 / Lemania 13CH rare early chronograph famously appearing in the film Guadalcanal. Beautiful painted brass copper and silver sector telemeter dial housed in a rare all steel 32mm case. The first of Omega's small chronograph movements the caliber 28.9/13CH is a legend; far less common than its bigger 15TL/33.3 sibling any watch that houses it is automatically special. A very classic two register of the highest quality with a special movement, this is a collector grade watch.
Diameter: 32 mm w/out crown, 36 mm w/crown, 38 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 18 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 18 mm strap)
Height: 14 mm
Power-reserve: 32 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 42 grams
Movement: Omega/Lemania Mathey-Tissot signed caliber 28.9/13CH manual winding column wheel chronograph
Strap/Bracelet: Welsbro unworn brown suede leather Double Fudge Brownie made in Italy strap
Case: Stainless steel with fixed flat edge step bezel, oval pushers, snap back caseback, later replaced crown
Dial: Silver with bronze telemetric chapter, sector dial markers, painted 12 and 6 o'clock, blued steel hands, inner black 1/5ths of a second track
Condition: 80% (8.0 of 10): dial showing some patina an age related wear, case showing wear but is good, later replaced crown
Box/Papers: Watch only
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