Omega Seamaster cal. 611

Case Diameter: 35 mm
Case Height: 10 mm
Case length: 40 mm
Lug Width: 18 mm
Movement: Omega cal. 611 manual wind,
17 jewel non-hacking automatic. Quick-set date,
19,800 bph,  50 hour power reserve
Case material: Stainless steel
Crown: Omega signed, non-screwdown
Water resistance: not rated
Vintage: 1964-5


These two watches are identical, except for the hands. I suspect the rectangular hands are replacements, the
pointed hands are the correct originals. The crowns are of different size, but both are "signed" Omega. The serial
numbers indicate these watches were produced just a few months apart.

What interests me about these watches is the "triangle inside circle" engraving on the watch in the photos (on the
right). This engraving identifies this watch as having been issued by the Afghanistan Air Force during the mid-late
'60s.

The other watch (left side in photos) also had some engraving (the electro-pen variety), most of which has been
removed by someone in an attempt to "restore" the watch. There's just enough remaining to see that it was
engraved, but not enough to read what it was. Makes you wonder where these watches have been over the course
of years since they were manufactured.