See all the iconic models – and true pieces of history – created by OMEGA® over the years! Lemania 2310 (Vintage) 2320 (current) 651. This is nothing more than a 5XX base without the automatic winding assembly. thank you!!! Vintage Omega Watches. This 1948 Omega Centenary commemorated the 100th birthday of the Omega company and was their first automati… Hi John, The number you provided is the serial number which is unique to the watch. I purchased this vintage ladies Omega wristwatch at a flea market in a very small town last week. 15 jewels. $170.00. Fab. This database is only a fraction of his experience with thousands of original vintage Omegas. 1-800-766-6342. It may be that the issue has been repaired. Our goal is to make you feel safe throughout the purchase process. It depends on whether it has a sweep second or sub-second. You need to be extremely careful with signs of issues with the rotor. Now and then, one reference could have been used with two or three different movements. Whether your Omega watch is a family heirloom passed from generation to generation or a special gift from years ago, you can date it by referring to its serial number. Thank you for your help. We’d need pictures of the dial, the inside of the case back, and the movement. However, a few Seamaster De Ville models had it as well. With vintage Omegas, it’s anything but easy. The COSC certificate states a testing date of June 1997. 2 Pg. Sorry, I’ve never heard that story before. I found this beautiful Vintage Omega watch from this Etsy seller. Men's Accessories. Great article! Often it is on either the back of the watch or on the back of the lug (the protrusions used to attach a strap or bracelet) closest to the 7 o'clock position. I have a # 5024209 and it winds at the 5 oclock position instead of at side 3 oclock position and no numbers has 4 diamonds on glass at 12,3,6 and 9 position cant find anywhere need yr made and which one it is only has omega on front and coat of arms in back with serial number, Hello, Please refer to this page: https://millenarywatches.com/watches/watch-consulting/. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Jewellery Our pre-owned ladies and men’s jewellery collection includes rings, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings in gold, silver, and platinum, as well as pieces set with diamonds and other precious and semi-precious gemstones. It’s one of those vintage watches almost every collector seeks at some point in their perpetual search for another piece to add to their collection. Lol Fab. Omega is the 2nd most popular vintage watch brand in our store, 2nd only to vintage Rolex. Omega official website indicates 2 official service centers here in the east: New York and Miami. I believe I found this same watch in a 1952 Wadsworth ad on Google Images, but the Style and Number are two blurry to make out. We offer one of the largest stocks of high-quality pre-owned jewellery and second-hand watches without the hefty price tags. You can easily recognize the RG by its distinctive regulator. Thank you in advance. Please send them to info@wahawatches.com, On the movement inside the number is 10226416, Inside the case back the numbers are: 2179/4 and FA 121161. It’s just that you’re looking at a CK, the steel version, and the watch that is listed in the OVD is an OT/OJ, in other words, a version in solid gold. Omega was founded in 1848 in La Chaux-de-Fonds when the 23-year-old Louis Brandt, decided to open a small watch business where watch components were to be assembled into finished products. Ca 1969. Omega and ETA/Lemania Current Omegas are based upon ETA movements, the list below will tell you the Omega caliber, and which ETA movement it is based upon. Hello, If you see something like that, skip that one. Get the best deals on Omega Constellation Movement In Watch Movements when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. This really answered my problem, thank you! Thank you! It was mostly phased out by 1962/1963. $67.00 shipping. For example, with 3-, 4- and 5-digit reference numbers, the standard code for stainless steel was CK. The OVD often doesn’t list the US version of a particular reference. You can find a list of serial numbers for Omega at Chronomaddox, a useful Omega resource created by the late Chuck Maddox. The Ranfft movement archive entries for movements of various Omega families list differences between particular movements of a calibre family. Could you help me with the year? Omega serial numbers excluding the Speedmaster. A key for this can be found here, along with case material codes for 6- and 7-digit reference numbers. Omega advices to replace certain parts during a service, for example, and an independent watchmaker will not be aware of this. A brand new Omega quartz watch from around 1980. It’s a military watch with a black dial, and white numerals and logo. Omega serial numbers by year Is your chance to get a fair estimate of when your Omega watch was produced. Between 1894 and early 1910’s, Omega has delivered most of it’s pocket watch movements with serial numbers engraved on the dial side, which makes it, for the uninitiated hands, hard to access and therefore, hard to date. It also says waterproof on the back of the case and modele+depose, any info you have would be greatly appreciated. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Omega also has an extensive database of their vintage watches on their website, so if you need further information about your Omega timepiece, you can go to Omega Vintage watches information and identify your timepiece. However the case doesn’t really match any 6 digits number… 14.90–62-SC. These had the markings on the outside of the case back. I’m thinking if getting an Omega watch numbered 10372233. We believe in the table that’s listed in A Journey Through Time which mentions that it stands for Special. We are currently exclusively focused on Longines vintage watches from the 1930s to the 1970s. Omega has used several locations over the years. The location of which will depend on the year of manufacture, and age of the timepiece. The movement in these had a different number due to a different (lower) jewel count. Hi! A watch enthusiast from Poland. Cal 455-*2, cover 2978-4. Suisse) with 30T1 movement. Omega caliber 561 autowinding movement is original to the watch, running well and keeping excellent time. The 30T2 had a few chronometer versions, all of a higher grade than the non-chronometer versions. All Omega watches come with a certificate, and on the certificate card, you’ll be able to read the serial number of the watch, as well as other interesting information. Theoretically, it fits in a case intended for a 5XX. It is in great working condition and is in fairly good shape cosmetically. Thanks Bill k. You’ll have to find a movement (plus dial and hands?) This means that you will have to open the case back to find the watch’s serial number. Sold out. What might be the manufacturing year, Learning watch expertise is for professionals only which is why I am seeking advice to have a 1962 Speedmaster watch properly serviced. This is Omega, one of the greatest Swiss watch companies of all time. Plus, all watch brands have a different serial number system which further complicates it. We stock a selection of vintage Omega Speedmaster, vintage Seamaster or many other vintage Omega watches. Vintage Watch, OMEGA Automatic, Caliber 562, Ref 166.041 Case Gold Plated, 35mm Circa 1960 Men, Gift Birthday, Anniversary Wedding Unisex AntiquesCollectible. The Omega Vintage Database sometimes uses an extra 0 after the decimal point. So, let’s assume that you’re checking a 4-digit reference in the Omega Vintage Database (OVD) on the Omega website. I’ve seen the Omega 23.4 and the 352 mentioned. I have been winding it, but it is *not running* and I bought it as such. 265 with a flat hairspring, while it’s supposed to have a Breguet overcoil, you can be sure that it’s a 269 movement with the wrong balance. FAB SUISSE it is gold plated. no marking on the back casing. It almost looks like a Geneve I found on the vintage Omega webpage, but even that wasn’t exactly it. Inside back. 980 Contact us by Phone, Livechat or Email. Hi, any independent watchmaker should be able to service your Speedmaster, but I’d look for someone who is certified by Omega. Does it have something to do with the deliveries to America? Vintage Watch Definitions, Terminology, and Explanations. My omega silver pocket watch,is in complete original working condition moment serial number is 7671138,i want to know the year of manufacture of my watch. These fakes will often check all the boxes for the marking patterns described above, but some details will tell you it’s a fake. What makes Omega pocket watches so special, intriguing and hard to determine is the “jungle of calibers” matched up by the beauty of the dials and the variety of the cases they were fitted in. 980 Free shipping on many items | Browse your ... Vintage Men's Wristwatch Stainless Steel Regulateur Mens Watch Omega Movement. 561 672 4604. It was also – at times – not very consistent. That’s not unheard of. Hi, it looks like a beautiful little watch and it’s legit. We strive to offer you an amazing customer service to make your buyer experience as great as it can be. How to check Omega watch serial number. A number of relatives of mine had (and have) an Omega Constellation and it were these timepieces that got me interested in watches in the first place. It has the triangle stamp “omega watch with the logo” and under that have the sign ” fab.suisse” and “suiss made”. Would you know how much I can sell it? My Omega has a serial number of JAB-1657-968but it is not listed on your site. By the 1970s, it was changed again, to a 7-digit system. We are also always looking for Omega pocket watches and vintage wristwatches to purchase for our inventory. Hi, you’re right. She’s a beautiful piece and I plan on wearing while driving my 1968 Mustang fastback – just a perfect combination. Changes made Jan-01, 2021. Note that this list doesn’t apply to Speedmasters. It is simply the next watch gets the next unused number. I have an inherited ladies Omega watch and on the back inside cover it says Omega Watch Co. with omega sign inside a triangle, below that “14k gold”, below that “L&W”, below that AA7806 and below that 47261. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Out of this small business grew a large manufacturer: In 1894, the famous 19-ligne pocket watch movement was developed and named ‘Omega’. Omega's De Ville collection has been known for its classic, elegant watches for decades. From shop AntiquesCollectible. It’s arguably the coolest looking vintage reference in the Omega line up from that time. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Mystery… A few some of these 166020 cases were sent to Morris USA with a 560 completely configured by Omega. Indeed. Omega movements, from the 1930s and 1940s, usually have the calibre number under the balance. Thank you for that great article. Until the 1990s, the only supplier of chronograph movements for Omega was Lemania. Sometimes, though, it was the movement. I just bought an Omega with 15 jewels movement and caliber number 30T2 is under the balance wheel. Hello Anthony, Yes, that could be correct. I’m curious about the dial. Your email address will not be published. This database only dates back to certain period so anything vintage or retro might not search. Make sure to save all accessories and documents to the watch as they are important for collectors. Hi,i have apocket watch with the serial number 1533857. So, the parts are interchangeable. Hi, please send a picture of the movement to info@wahawatches.com, The mechanism is 6727172 ,how can I get more details about this whatch.is a wristwatch of ladies.please. 16 bids. On most current and recent OMEGA watches, the serial number is on the outside of the watch. Suisse literally just means fabrication is Swiss. At Renaissance Watch Repair, we are experts in the repair and restoration of vintage Omega watches. This is an Omega movement from a wristwatch dated to circa 1914/15, so almost certainly a trench watch from the Great War. It was updated and newly published on November 14, 2019. Shop all products. There are, however, differences between the CH27 C12 and the 321. In the following, I refer to this as AAA.BB.CC.DD.EE.FF. this is not a means of authentication. However, the rear case stamping is “166.037 SP”, which I understand to be Geneve rear case… was this a swapped on part? Another way that people use their serial number is to figure out how old the watch is. Many thanks. If the serial number is on the caseback, you can read it with a magnifying glass. Many editions also feature Omega labeling on the back of the watch case. Both the new and the vintage models are fantastic. From the late 1940s on, the number was located on one of the bridges, often the same one as the serial number. Omega De Ville: The Classic Watch Collection. CH27 C12, later known as the cal. ... I’m not an expert but I do know that if it’s an original vintage omega chronograph, it’s worth a good chunk of change! Note that all serial numbers may not be exact by the very year, but more so help you find the approximate year of your Omega. Please contact us if you have any questions about the repair or sale of your vintage Omega watch. Reply. @mill, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chrono 26331st @mil, Omega Speedmaster Apollo 8 @millenarywatches #wwat. find the approximate year your vintage omega speedmaster was produced by its serial number. 7. https://wahawatches.com/how-to-identify-a-vintage-omega-2019 The site is intended to be an aid in making an easy and smart purchase of a vintage Omega watch. Omega has used several locations over the years. I’ve encountered cases where a dial signed “Chronometre Omega” was fitted to a non-RG 30mm movement. Omega Speedmaster Automatic Date, No unique identifying number on movement; Serial number on case back: 53638035. The identification was a little tricky because the shapes of the top plates does not appear in any of my references, such as the book A Journey Through Time (AJTT) by Marco Richon. This article was originally published on April 20, 2019. Favorite Add to Authentic Omega Vintage De Ville Watch Gold Women's Dress Wristwatch Swiss 1970s 9p8824 Kagiya. Hello, I have Omega Ladymatic, crosshair dial. Hi , ), It also has an unusual dial, which I haven’t found an image of online yet. Can you help please. 38463561 The watch has a subsecond at 6 o’clock. Thank you for the reply! Please don’t buy a vintage watch, let alone an Omega, without having a look at the movement. The firm was founded in 1848 by Louis Brandt in Bienne. What might be the manufacturing year? Regards, Sapphire crystals are typically found on newer watches (for Rolex, post-c.1987) and feature greater scratch resistance than plastic/acrylic crystals. The date of the movement production can be earlier than the actual case as these are not necessarily manufactured at the same time. Congrats on this excellent work! Not sure if it is stainless steel or white gold. WhatsApp: +46 70 403 41 17 | Email: hello@millenarywatches.com. They had fewer jewels to avoid a higher import tariff in the US. It won’t be cheap because it probably will need to be serviced as well. Est1897 The Pre-owned Watch & Jewellery Specialists. Some cases were used for two different models. The serial number indicates that the watch is from ca 1940. You can find your nearest Omega retailer here: https://www.omegawatches.com/store/country/sweden, mine is like this 111 0156 what is that means , what is the manufacture date. VINTAGE OMEGA SEAMASTER COSMIC CAL 565 AUTOMATIC SKYBLUE DIAL MEN'S SWISS WATCH. I don’t know what watch it represents! Suisse stands for: made for French market Best Regards, Speedies have a separate list, compiled by Roman Hartmann, and you can check it here. The edge on the rotor will have a noticeable loss of plating. Welcome any input. From us, you can buy watches from the comfort of your own home. Without opening it up, how can I confirm the movement? However, if you buy a new one from an AD or boutique, the risk of buying a lemon is very low. They have been making watches since 1848, and carry a lot of prestige within the luxury watch industry. on eBay or a watch forum. Now, with that said, reference numbers come in very handy for watches – both for new and vintage timepieces. Additionally, Omega has changed the way it structures its serial numbers over the course of its history, and this means yet another thing to take into consideration when trying to identify different Omega models. Omega watches do have a serial on the outside of the case however, that will search in Omega’s database and correspond with a model number. So not only the movements but the whole watch with case made by SWISS. All of this might seem very complicated. $246.51. the front of the watch is a white dial and has small seconds hand on bottom. Our large pre-owned watch collection caters to everyone, offering many timepieces from top Swiss brands, including Rolex, TAG Heuer, Omega, Cartier and Breitling. Posts 6 Likes 3. Its serial number is 10087475. Triangle: Logo and OMEGA This was rarely found on the case. Hi, the 30T2 is an older movement and based on the serial number, this particular one is from 1944. The first is a ’68 (26,9XX, XXX) Seamaster w/ date, caliber 565, on the original rice bracelet and original hexalite (man, those little “Ω” are microscopic!). Only have a separate vintage omega watch identification, compiled by Roman Hartmann, and white numerals and.! 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