Accession Number: NEKHC:2009.48

Object: Pocket Watch

Category: 1936 Olympics; Propaganda 

Physical Description: Pocket watch by Omega. Complete. Slight discolouration.

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Further Information

This pocket watch was produced by Omega, it has the Third Reich eagle, 1936, and the five Olympic rings engraved on it. From August 1-16, 1936 the summer Olympic Games was held in Berlin, Germany. Omega has been timekeeping at Olympic Games since 1932, and as part of this association was the official timekeeper of the 1936 Olympic Games.