Omega 6B/159 RAF Pilots Wristwatch c.1943

Omega 6B/159 RAF Pilots Wristwatch c.1943


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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 a number of 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 of 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 a lovely example of its kind.

The wonderful Omega 6B/159 for sale represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a superb piece of British WW2 aviation history.


The Omega 6B/159 for sale is in lovely overall condition.
The original factory dial has aged beautifully with several minor blemishes in places.
The beautiful blue steel hands are all correct to the original specification of the watch. The crown is a later day replica replacement.
The chromed alloy mid-case has numerous scratches and marks commensurate with age. The case back has all the usual RAF issue markings.
The beautiful Omega 30T2 SC calibre movement is in good condition and is currently running well and keeping good time.

The watch comes complete with a free six-month warranty, a newly fitted NATO strap and quality handmade leather watch pouch.

Diameter: 32mm (exc crown)