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Seamaster Year

#1 Post by modernart1987 » Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:04 am

Hello folks,

I recently begun my vintage watch journey and I am hoping somebody can help me please?

Trying to place a date on the below piece that was handed down to me, really intrigued to learn more of the movement etc...

Any help would be grand :)

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Re: Seamaster Year

#2 Post by gatorcpa » Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:32 pm

The case reference number is 166.0209: ... ils/14981/

This corresponds to a day/date watch with a similar movement, and possibly the same case was used for both. That was very common for Omega in the late 1970's.

This is likely the movement in your watch: ... Omega_1012

According to Omega, this was part of the 1978 collection.

Hope this helps,

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Re: Seamaster Year

#3 Post by prospex » Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:19 am

Beautiful watch. The case back says gold plated 20 microns but the case is not plated. Is this OK ?

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