Omega 6B/159 RAF Pilots Wristwatch c.1943
These beautiful wristwatches were issued to RAF navigators and pilots during the Second World War.
RAF watches from this period were supplied by several prestigious watch manufacturers including Longines, Jaeger Le-Coultre and Omega. The majority of these watches followed a standard specification, which included a white dial with black Arabic numerals, centre seconds and blued steel non-luminous hands.
These watches are commonly referred to by their RAF stores reference number 6B/159. This RAF stores reference refers to aircraft navigation equipment.
The Omega 6B/159 watch for sale was produced around 1943 at the heart of WW2 and is undoubtedly one of the very best examples you could ever hope to find.
A video regarding the history of the watch and its service by the renowned horologist and Omega specialist, Simon Freese, can be viewed here on our YouTube channel.
The wonderful Omega 6B/159 for sale represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a superb piece of British WW2 aviation history.