How do I date my Omega Speedmaster Professional?

How do I date my Omega Speedmaster Professional?

Find the date of an Omega by serial number An Omega serial number will either be laser etched in tiny digits on the case back or for older watches it may be on the inside of the case or on the movement. It will be a number (no letters) between 5 and 9 digits long. This tool can date any Omega watch from 1895 to 2011.

Where is the serial number on Omega Speedmaster Professional?

The omega serial number is a 7 or 8 digit number engraved on the case back of the watch during its production. All Omega watches are stamped with the seven or eight digit serial number.

How do I know what model my Omega Speedmaster is?

Serial number determines Model. Serial numbers on most Omegas can be found on the inside of the case back. Identify the material of the case, bezel and the bracelet.

How can I tell the year of my Omega watch?

To determine the approximate age of your watch, open the case and find the serial number, usually found engraved on the movement or the case back itself, then match it up with the list on this page. Cross reference the Movement number with the case number to find the time scale of when your watch was produced.

Are vintage Omega watches valuable?

However, not all vintage Omega watches are worth a fortune. In fact, some vintage models rank among the most affordable options from the brand that are currently available, and these budget-friendly models make excellent points of entry into Omega ownership.

How can you tell a fake Omega Speedmaster?

To put it shortly, the easiest way to spot fake Omega Speedmaster watches is to look at the movement because the authentic pieces aremechanical, and most of the fake ones are quartz watches. Remember to also look at the sub-dials, as the fake watches have their sub-dials printed instead of being recessed into the dial.

What do Omega reference numbers mean?

Each model of Omega watch has an unique identifier, the so-called product identification code or PIC for short, which consists of 14 digits. The last three digits refer to the sequence number of the production. The designations of caliber and year are however not included in the PIC.

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What is Omega Speedmaster Professional?

OMEGA’s Speedmaster Professional is a variation of the classic Speedmaster that received NASA’s official stamp of approval for space missions. It served astronauts on the Gemini missions in 1965, Apollo missions throughout the 1960s, and, most famously, on Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s trip to the moon in 1969.

What is the rarest Omega watch?

A 1957 Speedmaster Just Sold for $3.4 Million, Becoming the Most Expensive Omega in History.