C. 1978. This distinguished Omega men's watch has such broad appeal. Gold mesh design contrasts beautifully with the smooth, understated face. Features Swiss automatic movement, mesh bracelet strap with ladder clasp and subtle, linear hour markers. Textured and polished 18kt yellow gold watch. Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Estate Jewelry.
18KT: Karat (abbreviated kt or K) is a unit that indicates the purity of gold in the metal. 18kt is 75% gold. In Europe, 18K yellow gold is most favored and used in jewelry.
YELLOW GOLD: Gold is a precious metal with a natural yellow color. It is quite soft and often alloyed with other metals to increase its strength. The purity of the metal is indicated by a unit called a "karat," with 24kt having the highest percentage of natural gold.
TEXTURED: A unique and varying finish with a tactile surface applied through various techniques, both by hand and with machinery.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
LADDER: An old-fashioned clasp used for watches. With one end-piece resembling a two-spoke ladder, the foldover side can be hooked into one of two slots to adjust size.