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    Thoughts on Thrift Store Omega

    I picked up this Omega Cal 351 circa 1951 bumper at a local thrift store. I am not sure of this is a redial. What are your thoughts. BTW...It runs great.


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    Re: Thoughts on Thrift Store Omega

    100% bet that the dial is a redial....but if the price is right...never pass it up.
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    Agree. If you got it cheap enough the bumper movements are nice and somewhat collectable. That is a very ugly redial btw. Lol
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    Re: Thoughts on Thrift Store Omega

    No "Swiss" or "Swiss made" on the dial => redial or even worse.
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    Redial. A beyond ghastly redial.
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    Re: Thoughts on Thrift Store Omega

    JimDon...sure: it need another dial! Still: the 351 Omega is a very nice Caliber, and seems to me well worth the cost of providing a 'new' dial. Nice find. Michael
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    Re: Thoughts on Thrift Store Omega

    Not worth it
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    Re: Thoughts on Thrift Store Omega

    Quote Originally Posted by georges zaslavsky View Post
    Not worth it
    How much does it cost?
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    Thoughts on Thrift Store Omega

    I was quite certain it was a redial but I am still learning. The 14kt gold case is actually in excellent shape. I polished the crystal and put it on a leather strap. I’m not sure I would call it ghastly or ugly though. But I did ask for your thoughts and you certainly delivered...LOL. I guess at $200 it was not a great deal but it does look good on the wrist...albeit from a distance. Hopefully I will be able to find an original dial soon.


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    Re: Thoughts on Thrift Store Omega

    Quote Originally Posted by JimDon View Post
    The 14kt gold case is actually in excellent shape. I polished the crystal and put it on a leather strap. I’m not sure I would call it ghastly or ugly though. But I did ask for your thoughts and you certainly delivered...LOL. I guess at $200 it was not a great deal but it does look good on the wrist...albeit from a distance. Hopefully I will be able to find an original dial soon.
    I was under the impression that it was gold-filled or gold-capped. If the case is 14k gold as you say, then it's probably worth $200 in scrap, so you did well. However, I'm not sure it's solid gold.
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