Omega Seamaster Quartz ST 396.0888 from 1980
For sale is an Omega ST 396.0888.
Luxury sports watches with integrated lugs and bracelet have been gaining popularity in recent years with history tracing back to watches like this Omega ST 396.0888. The overall watch design of this watch screams “Gérald Genta”, with similar aesthetic as the Royal Oak and the Nautilus.
Matching the sports theme, brushed finishing has been adopted throughout the top of the watch except for the bezel to create depth.
Measuring 32.5mm in case width the watch wears well even on larger wrist thanks to the integrated bracelet design.
The watch case is paired with an intricate charcoal textured dial that is hardly seen from Omega.
The watch is then finished off with the Omega calibre 1342. The function with the crown using this calibre allows quickset hour (for converting to different time zone) with a button situated in the middle. Of the crown that allows pausing of seconds hand and quickset advancement of seconds hand.
The watch case is in excellent condition other than common hairline scratches. The watch dial and hands are free from any signs of aging. Light hairline scratches can be seen on the crystal.
The watch comes its original bracelet that fits up to 7.75" wrist.
Case Width: 32.5mm
Lug Width: -