How do I identify my Omega watch?

On most current and recent OMEGA watches, the serial number is on the outside of the watch. 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.

What is the rarest Omega watch?

Rare Omega Watches

  • Lot 1 Closed. Lot 1. SPEEDMASTER X-33, REF.
  • Lot 2 Closed. Lot 2. SEAMASTER 120, REF.
  • Lot 3 Closed. Lot 3. CONSTELLATION, REF.
  • Lot 5 Closed. Lot 5. SEAMASTER CHRONOSTOP, REF.
  • Lot 6 Closed. Lot 6.
  • Lot 7 Closed. Lot 7.
  • Lot 8 Closed. Lot 8.

Are Omega watch movements in house?

Registered. Omega proudly market their watches around the movements, unlike Rolex. So very much in house in their eyes. Rolex have more in the same house.

What is the best Omega watch movement?

Top 10 Omega Calibres: Innovation meets Beauty

  1. Omega 2500 Co-Axial – First Omega Co-Axial Movement.
  2. Omega 8500 Master-Co-Axial – The Industry’s High-Tech-Reference.
  3. Omega 8400 Master-Co-Axial – The slimmed-down 8500.
  4. Omega 8511 Master-Co-Axial – Perfect Unison of Modernity and Aesthetics.

Do Omega watches hold value?

Generally speaking, omega watches can lower in value when purchased at a retail price except for limited editions. The watch can lose its value from 20 percent to 40 percent in the initial year. The value is also dependent on the popularity, model, the amount you paid, and new or used.

Is Omega as good as Rolex?

So, when it comes to accuracy, which is better Omega or Rolex? In terms of overall accuracy, Omega wins, since they not only make mechanical watches but also quite a few quartz watches. Rolex, on the other hand, doesn’t manufacture quartz watches anymore.

What movements do Omega use?

It uses the Omega caliber Master 8511 movement which not is self-winding but rather, it is a manual wind watch (also known as a hand-wound watch). This means that the movement has no rotor which spins as you move your wrist and in doing so winds the mainspring in the watch.

Is Tudor better than Omega?

It is a close call when it comes to celebrity endorsements, but Omega retains its value better than Tudor. While Rolex has the industry in the bag when it comes to value retention, Tudor doesn’t get nearly the same treatment.

How to find the movement number on an Omega watch?

Enter the movement/caliber number from your Omega watch to find out when Omega started to manufacture that movement and therefore the approximate earliest date for the watch itself. It is not 100% accurate and may be a year or two out.

Is the OMEGA movement Database 100% accurate?

It is not 100% accurate and may be a year or two out. This can be used in conjunction with the Omega serial number decoder and the Omega model decoder to confirm the age of the watch. This movement database currently contains over 400 Omega movements from 1928 to 2016 and is growing daily. It currently supports movements numbered from 095 upwards.

When did Omega start using ETA movement in watches?

Omega started using ETA movements in some timepieces in the 1980s, and this complicates things when it comes to serial numbers. Here, it is more difficult to know the serial numbers and their exact dates.

What can you do with an Omega serial number?

Through the Omega serial number, you can verify the watch’s authenticity, and you can also verify that the watch is not stolen. Another way that people use their serial number is to figure out how old the watch is.