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    Urgent: Identify Vintage Omega (Military?)

    In Prague and saw this vintage Omega for around £250 in an old watch shop, 'm afraid I don't have any other photos but could anyone hazard a guess as to the model/year of this watch and whether or not it's original?

    Leaving the city tomorrow so need a quick reply, even if you're not 100% certain!

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    Re: Urgent: Identify Vintage Omega (Military?)

    Hi and welcome
    Nice early piece.
    Dial and hands all look all original, nice Patina. Hand have lost there lume. Quite expected, and no issue
    Date? My guess 1930s
    Swivel Lugs.
    Military? No I do not think so.

    For £250, its seems a good buy based on that one solidarity picture
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    Re: Urgent: Identify Vintage Omega (Military?)

    Thanks! Will probably go back tomorrow and haggle a bit...

    Any idea what model it may be?

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    Re: Urgent: Identify Vintage Omega (Military?)

    Quote Originally Posted by Karter89 View Post
    Thanks! Will probably go back tomorrow and haggle a bit...

    Any idea what model it may be?
    Did they have models in 1930s? I dont think so.

    Buy it for 200 and you got a great deal, I am sure!
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    Re: Urgent: Identify Vintage Omega (Military?)

    I do not think they had model names in 30s
    I think a great buy, especially if you can get for below 250

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    Re: Urgent: Identify Vintage Omega (Military?)

    Ah, I see.

    Agreed, will update you with results tomorrow!

    Thanks again :)

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    Re: Urgent: Identify Vintage Omega (Military?)

    Do not forget to take a look at the movement and do Wildspectra test :)
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    Re: Urgent: Identify Vintage Omega (Military?)

    Good news and bad, I got it all the way down to £190, bad news is I didn't look at the movement or do this test (what is it?)!

    I am a bit of a newbie to vintage watches, what is that test?

    Anyway, having had it for a day it seems to be keeping time pretty well and doing all as should, and is a very nice piece :)
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    Re: Urgent: Identify Vintage Omega (Military?)

    . got no idea either what 'that' test is.
    Great buy for 190, and I am sure it is 100% genuine
    Thanks the update
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    Re: Urgent: Identify Vintage Omega (Military?)

    It's a smartphone application called Wildspecta: https://forums.watchuseek.com/f2/rele...es-822114.html
    Something like timegrapher on the phone.
    You can look at the movement and it can look very good but in fact it could gain or loose 2hours for example. That means it has issues or/and was not serviced for ages

    I always test watches this way when buying in a local markets face to face.
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