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    Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Orange 42mm Ref: 2909.50.38 2006 Box and Papers




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    box material

    stainless steel

    power reserve

    48 hours


    Seamaster's ocean planet





    package diameter

    42 mm


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    Headband/band material

    stainless steel



    original papers


    Disease:Used - The watch may have signs of use (e.g. a scratch) and/or was privately owned.


    Timekeeping accuracy has been tested and is guaranteed to be outside + or - 20 seconds per day.
    All products are shipped locally in Australia. COA provided (if provided by a public seller) in the images section, and some authorized sellers can provide it. If the watch is from an Australian-registered company, fair trade laws apply to the seller (Authenticity Guarantee)Note * = approximately or to the best of our knowledge and/or documentation, if applicable

    Watch function is subject to the Crown Auctions 90 Day Guarantee (Terms and Conditions) All auctions carry a buyer's bonus of 16.5% (incl. VAT) as described inconditions.

  • Payment and shipping information

    Payment methods

    Preferred Payment Method EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) to our designated "Trust Account"

    The Auctioneer also accepts payments from the following credit card providers:

    • Karta MasterCard;
    • View

    The winning bidder is responsible for an additional fee of 1.75% which applies to all credit card payments. SeeFor more information

    All winning items will be shipped free of charge (free shipping) to the winning bidder upon payment to our designated "Custom Account". All items must be signed by the winning bidder and will be delivered to the registered address.No PO Box shipments available., please see itFor more information.

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  • Conditions


    The following terms and conditions apply to all persons participating in any service offered by Crown Auctions.


    Under these conditions:-

        1. "Auction" meansCrown Group Holdings GC Pty Ltd ACN 648 717 891 ATF The Crown Group Trust ABN 203 883 296 77and all of its affiliates and subsidiaries and entities or their employees, employees and fully employed agents.
        2. "bidder" means a registered bidder entitled to use the Auctioneer's service.
        3. "Lot" means all items or goods to be auctioned, whether agreed collectively or individually at the discretion of the Auctioneer.
        4. "Online Auction Platform" means the bidding/auction platform integrated with the Crown Auctioneer website.
        5. "successful auction" or "winning bid" or "successful item auction" means circumstances where the highest bid for an item in an auction equals or exceeds the reserve price for that auction.
        6. "Total Price" means the total amount/price/cost of the winning bid for the Lot plus any additional fees or charges that may apply.
        7. "Winning Bidder": The highest bidder in the winning auction.
        8. "Website"


      1. The Auctioneer has the sole right to facilitate the auction in its sole discretion, including but not limited to bidding, payment, inclusion or exclusion of items, admission, use of technology, etc.
      2. Neither the Auctioneer nor the current owner of the Lot shall be liable for any defects or errors in any Lot. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain complete information about the Lot prior to the auction.
      3. All risk in the Lot passes to the winning bidder and all ownership of the Lot remains with the owner until payment for the Lot is fully credited.
      4. Bidders should not rely on the quoted estimated prices for the Lot.
      5. All sales are over. No refunds or exchanges will be made unless the winning bidder provides the Auctioneer with written notice from the bidder and any expert or authority within seven (7) days of the end of the auction that the Lot is not as described or represented by the Auctioneer, upon which funds will be returned to the bidder within seven (7) days after receipt of written notice and notice by the Auctioneer, provided that the Lot is returned to the Auctioneer and the Auctioneer is satisfied that the claim is valid.
      6. Any claims or disputes between the parties to the auction will be settled in accordance with the laws of the country in which the auction takes place, unless the auctioneer expressly states otherwise.
      7. All provisions in any clause of these terms and conditions will apply regardless of any other provisions in any clause of these terms and the validity of the clauses will not be affected if any other clause or provision is in any way invalid.
      1. Auction terms are posted on the website and are subject to change without notice. The bidder is responsible for understanding and complying with the current terms and conditions of the auctioneer.


      1. Before starting the auction, the interested party must become a registered bidder. When an interested party is a registered bidder, he or she may access the online auction platform and participate in auctions run by the Auctioneer through the Site.
      2. To become a registered bidder, a bidder must complete the registration form accurately and honestly before bidding. Any false or misleading information provided by the interested party will be reported to the competent authorities. Becoming a registered bidder under false pretenses or misleading behavior does not reduce any of the bidder's and/or winning bidder's obligations to the Auctioneer.
      3. It is at the sole discretion of the Auctioneer to accept or decline an interested party's request for registration. Only after the auctioneer's application for registration has been approved by the auctioneer does the interested party become a registered bidder.
      4. All bidders must certify that they are eighteen (18) years of age and legally entitled to enter into a legally binding contract.
      5. By becoming a registered bidder, a party is deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions of the auction, the online auction platform, the general terms and conditions and/or any other terms publicly disclosed by the auctioneer.
      6. The Auctioneer may deny a bidder's account access to the Auctions at any time without prior notice or notice. In the event of a suspension during an auction, any uncompleted transactions that occurred during that time will be voided.


      1. To apply as a registered bidder, the interested party must:
        1. Be eighteen (18) years of age or older and have the legal capacity to enter into a legally binding contract;
        2. Be authorized to provide the information requested in the application for a registered bidder; AND
        3. Provide sufficient credit card details for online payment and authorize the auctioneer to take all necessary steps to pre-authorize the payment method during registration and charge the winning payment method, if applicable.


      1. Bidders must ensure that all personal information is up-to-date and accurate. The Auctioneer is not responsible for any problems that may arise from a bidder's failure to provide up-to-date and/or accurate personal information.
      2. In the event of unauthorized access to a bidder's account on the Site or an auction resulting in a successful or successful auction, the bidder will be liable to the Auctioneer for all costs associated therewith. The Bidder is obliged to immediately notify the Auctioneer as soon as he becomes aware of any unauthorized access to his account.
      3. The Bidder may ask the Auctioneer to remove his account from the database and the auction system. The auctioneer may wait for approval of this request until all existing bidder obligations have been met.
      4. Refusal, suspension or termination of a bidder's account and/or access to the auction is at the sole discretion of the Auctioneer.
      5. Unless the Auctioneer was informed in writing prior to the auction about a different method of bidding, the party indicated in the application form shall be considered the buyer of the Lot.


      1. By registering for the Auctioneer's Auction, the Bidder agrees that the Bidder may use the Bidder's personal and private data obtained during the registration process, lawfully or as required by law, for administrative and internal use and to deliver promotions.

    7 OFFER

      1. All offers include GST and any other applicable taxes that may apply unless otherwise stated.
      2. The winning bidder must pay an additional 16.5% buyer premium. Immediately after a successful bid, the Auctioneer has the right to claim a bonus from the winning bidder of up to 16.5% of the value of the winning bid. The buyer's premium must be paid by the winning bidder in addition to the total bid amount.
      3. How payment is accepted is up to the auctioneer, but 16.5% of the buyer's bonus will be debited from the credit card nominated by the winning bidder immediately after winning.
      4. Each bid made by a bidder during bidding is an irrevocable offer to purchase a Lot and may not be reduced or diminished.
      5. It is at the sole discretion of the Auctioneer to accept or reject any bid on behalf of the Seller.
      6. In the event of 02 (two) bids of the same value, priority will be given to the previous bid.
      7. Settlement of disputes related to the submission of a bid lies solely with the Auctioneer.


      1. The Auctioneer only accepts payment via the following methods:-
        1. The Auctioneer accepts the following credit cards:-
          1. Karta MasterCard;
          2. View
        2. Payment by TEF by direct payment to the Auctioneer's account.
      2. The winning bidder is responsible for an additional surcharge of 1.7% which applies to all credit card payments.


      1. The highest bidder for a Lot that exceeds the reserve price (if any) and is accepted by the Auctioneer will be the winning bidder for that Lot and will be responsible for the declared highest bid price, the Buyer's Bonus of 16.5% and any additional fees and charges that may be incurred as a result of being the winning bidder for the Lot.
      2. After the end of the auction, the winner of the Lot auction authorizes the Auctioneer to immediately pay the Total Price using any payment method indicated by the winning bidder.
      3. At the Operator's discretion, the Bidder's credit card may be charged as many times as necessary to reach the amount equivalent to 16.5% of the Buyer's Bonus and the Bidder will be charged accordingly.
      4. The winning bidder agrees that time is of the essence with respect to outstanding amounts owed to the Auctioneer. If the winning bidder fails to pay the sums owed, interest will be charged at 5.0% per month, in addition to the rate set by the competent court for any claim for the sums owed.
      5. The winning bidder will continue to be responsible for the remainder of the winning bid plus interest and the buyer's premium, and until full payment is made, any lost bid bond must be paid in one lump sum.
      6. In the absence of immediate payment, the winner of the auction will have 5 (five) business days to pay the outstanding balance of the Lot related to the winning auction, otherwise the Auctioneer will attempt to recover the fees provided for in this Agreement.
      7. If the payment method chosen by the winning bidder does not provide a balance sufficient to cover the total price of the item, the auctioneer may deduct the maximum amount and call the winning bidder to pay the amount due immediately.
      8. The winning bidder may ask the Auctioneer to defer payment and offer to deposit 16.5% of the Total Price and pay the remainder of the Total Price by another method of payment within two (2) business days after the end of the auction. auction of a given Lot. The acceptance of the request for deferment of payment is solely at the discretion of the Auctioneer. The Auctioneer reserves the right to recover any pending fees in any manner provided herein and/or permitted by law.
      9. If the winning bidder refuses or is unable to pay the Total Price of the Lot or fails to comply with the conditions set forth herein, the Auctioneer may, in its sole discretion: -
        1. If no advances have been made:
        1. Charge the corresponding total lot price from the winning bidder; Or
        2. Resell the item (without notifying the winning bidder) and in the event of a shortage, the auctioneer may claim the outstanding money from the original winning bidder.
        1. If an advance payment has been made:
    1. Waive your deposit and resell the Lot (without notifying the winning bidder) and claim any deficiencies from the original winning bidder.
      1. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Auctioneer may, in its sole discretion, refuse to sell the Lot to the winning bidder if the selected payment method cannot be processed due to error or insufficient funds.


      1. At the end of the auction, if the reserve price is not met, the Lot will be deemed unsold and the highest bidder will not win the auction. The Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw the Lot from the auction or put the Lot up for auction at another time at its sole discretion.
      2. Upon successful completion of the Lot Auction, the highest bidder for the Lot shall be deemed to have entered into a binding contract with the Auctioneer (acting as agent or owner).
      3. In the event of a dispute between bidders, the Auctioneer will be the sole arbitrator to settle the dispute.
      4. After the successful closing of the auction, the winner of the auction will be notified to the e-mail address provided.
      5. After a successful auction, the Auctioneer will immediately charge the buyer a 16.5% premium and the remainder of the bid will be invoiced to the winning bidder.
      6. The Auctioneer may, in its sole discretion, withdraw any Lot from sale for any reason before or after the start of the auction for any reason.


      1. Shipment will not be approved until the winning bidder pays the full price of the lot.
      2. Ownership of the Lot will only be transferred to the winning bidder upon payment of the full Total Price and approval of payment.
      3. The Auctioneer will ship the Lot(s) to the registered address of the winning bidder.
      4. Delivery locations cannot be P.O. Boxes and the delivery address cannot be changed after the auction ends. The winning bidder is responsible for ensuring that the delivery address provided is current and correct.
      5. Parts deliveries must be signed by the successful bidder or its designated agent. Subject to shipping conditions, postal address and credit card verification, items will be shipped within ten (10) business days of the lot closing date.
      6. Free, fully insured worldwide shipping is available to the winning bidder.
      7. The winning bidder is responsible for all customs clearance fees, duties and taxes.
      8. If for any reason the Lot is not or cannot be delivered in the condition it was in at the time of sale, or if the Lot is stolen, lost or misplaced prior to delivery, the Auctioneer will not be liable for the excess value of the amount paid by the winning bidder.
      9. The Auctioneer is not responsible for shipping delays and shipping costs may be increased at the Auctioneer's discretion.
      10. All risk passes to the successful bidder upon successful delivery of the Lot.
      11. Without limiting the Auctioneer's contractual and legal remedies, a successful bidder's failure to take delivery of the Lot may result in the Auctioneer suspending the winning bidder's account and/or access to the Auction.

    12 RETURNS

      1. The Auctioneer guarantees that all Lots for sale correspond to the catalog images and have a clear title, unless otherwise stated.
      2. All auction purchases are final, and the winning bidder may not return the Lot purchased at the auction or refuse to deliver the Lot unless the Auctioneer is satisfied that:
        1. The item was damaged during delivery; Or
        2. The winning bidder has provided sufficient evidence that the item purchased does not match the description or photos in the catalogue.
      3. A winning bidder who claims that the Lot was damaged during delivery or that it does not match the description or photos in the catalog must return the Lot to the Auctioneer for inspection. If the Auctioneer is satisfied and accepts the winning bidder's claim, the Auctioneer will decide, in its sole discretion, either to return the Lot to the winning bidder in full or to repair the Lot.
      4. If the auctioneer is not satisfied that the winning bidder was able to determine that the lot was damaged during delivery or does not match the description or photos in the catalog and rejects the winning bidder's claim, the decision is final. and the Auctioneer will return the Lot to the winning bidder.


      1. The Auctioneer may, in its sole discretion, suspend, block or permanently close a bidder's account at any time without notice. The Auctioneer may also decide to close an account in cases where a bidder fails to comply with the terms of this document, provides the Auctioneer with false, inaccurate or incomplete information or engages in misleading, fraudulent or illegal activities. The auctioneer must inform the bidder of the termination within a reasonable period of time.
      1. A bidder may close their account and request removal from the auctioneer's database.
      2. Upon termination by either party, the bidder will be removed from the list of registered bidders for any Auctioneer's auctions and may not participate in any transaction upon receipt of notice of termination, except that termination will not become effective until it becomes effective. all current or pending online bidder transactions have been completed and all obligations of the auctioneer or bidder have been met.


      1. The Auctioneer shall not be liable and the winning bidder may not bring any claims, damages, losses, costs and/or expenses or any other action against the Auctioneer for:-
        1. unavailability or access to the online auction platform;
        2. Problems with bidding due to technical problems;
        3. Service interruptions or disruptions to the online auction platform;
        4. Improper or unlawful use of the Auctioneer website and/or online auction platform; AND
        5. Failure to implement and/or ensure adequate security of the online auction platform.


      1. The watches available at the auction are divided into the following categories:
    • New - The watch is in perfect condition and has not had a previous owner.
    • As New - The watch is in very good condition and looks like new and may have been privately owned.
    • Used - The watch shows signs of use (e.g. scratches) and/or is privately owned.
    • Or as described in the listing
      1. If stated in the item description, the auctioneer offers a 90-day limited warranty on "as new" and "pre-owned" watches purchased at auction.
      2. The Auctioneer grants a limited warranty for "new" watches for the period indicated in the catalog description of a given Lot.
      3. The limited warranty applies to the hands and movement components of the watch only.
      4. The Limited Warranty does not cover:
        1. Aging:
        2. normal clothing;
        3. Damage caused by misuse or handling;
        4. accidental damage, sabotage or any other damage caused by the consumer;
        5. outer pen;
        6. replace the battery;
        7. Any loss of jewels or stones on the dial or outside of the watch;
        8. Moisture damage to non-waterproof watches;
          1. Any moisture damage to a waterproof watch that has been worn outside the manufacturer's water resistance specification; and / or
          2. Damage to a waterproof watch caused by moisture due to insufficient fastening of the crown.
      5. The warranty expires if the watch is altered and/or repaired by third parties.

    16 Warranty for watches shipped to destinations outside of Australia

      1. The limited warranty applies to watches shipped outside of Australia, provided the watch is returned to the auctioneer's premises.
      2. The winner of the auction bears all transport costs to and from the seat of the Auctioneer, including all other related costs.


Is the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean a good investment? ›

Thanks to its universal appeal, the Planet Ocean is a pretty safe bet when it comes to depreciation. Sure, it's not depreciation-proof in the same way a steel sports Rolex is, but it's not far off. Buying brand new yields a 25% loss, a very reasonable amount that will remain stable as prices creep up.

What is the difference between Seamaster and Planet Ocean? ›

While the Planet Ocean is resistant up to 600 metres, the Seamaster 300m has a resistance of up to 300 metres. This difference is crucial if you're looking to achieve deeper dives. Most watches in the Planet Ocean range are also Master Chronometer-certified, ensuring a high degree of precision.

What is the difference between Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 39.5 mm and 43.5 mm? ›

The smaller 39.5mm does have an edge over the 43.5mm case when it comes to that one consistent issue that has become almost a signature of the Planet Ocean, and that is of course the thickness of the case. The 39.5mm model is 14.2mm-thick, while the 43.5mm case comes in at a healthy 16.5mm-thick.

When did the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean come out? ›

Launched in 2005, Omega introduced the Planet Ocean as an upgrade to the 1960s Omega Seamaster 300 Ref. 165.024. This watch became Omega's first diver with the Calibre 2500 movement, featuring a co-axial escapement.

Which Omega has best resale value? ›

Omega Seamaster and Speed master are the most famous and in-demand Omega models. They will hold value even in the resale market as their demand is equally high. Look for variations like function variants, gold versions, dial variants, etc.

Do Omega Seamasters lose value? ›

Because of their careful engineering, strong brand stature, and historic roots, Omega watches can hold and even increase in value for years to come.

Will Omega Seamaster last a lifetime? ›

OMEGA watches are designed to last a lifetime if they receive the best care. We recommend that you have the water-resistance checked every year and a full service performed every 5 to 8 years. You can also find on our website tips on how to preserve your watch.

Why Seamaster is better than Submariner? ›

Seamasters are also more antimagnetic than Submariners and have a helium escape valve, a true-blue dive quality that allows you to manually discharge helium build-up during resurfacing. Meanwhile, the Planet Ocean boasts 600 meters of water resistance.

Does Seamaster hold value? ›

Omega's most popular models are the Speedmaster and Seamaster. This results in the fact that these two models also hold their value best on the secondhand market as the demand for them is quite high.

Why is Omega better than Rolex? ›

In terms of overall accuracy, Omega wins, since they not only make mechanical watches but also quite a few quartz watches. Quartz watches, as we all know, are more accurate than their mechanical counterparts. Rolex, on the other hand, doesn't manufacture quartz watches anymore.

Is Omega at the level of Rolex? ›

Despite Omega's illustrious history, when it comes to the strength of the brand, no luxury watchmaker comes close to Rolex. Rolex is not only the most well-known luxury watch brand, but one of the most reputable brands in any category.

How does Rolex compare to Omega? ›

Price: In both the new and pre-owned market, Rolex watches tend to be more expensive than OMEGA watches. Movements: Rolex no longer produces watches with quartz movements and exclusively uses mechanical movements, but OMEGA produces watches with both quartz and mechanical movements.

How can you tell if an Omega Seamaster is vintage? ›

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. Simply run a cross-referencing search on the serial number displayed on the watch in question. If it does not match, it is a fake.

How can I tell the age of my Omega Seamaster? ›

Like many watch manufacturers, Omega uses a serial number system to keep track of when a timepiece was made and to mark its authenticity. If you own an Omega watch, it's possible to find its year of production based on the serial number etched into it.

Who wears an Omega Planet Ocean? ›

The movie Casino Royal in 2006 was the first movie that featured Daniel Craig as the new Bond, replacing Pierce Brosnan. In the movie, he actually wore two different Omega watches. The first one watch was the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Big Size 2900.50. 91 that he wore when he was on the field.

Are old Omega watches worth anything? ›

Vintage gold watches from Omega are often very valuable to dealers and collectors, so you could get a very high valuation.

What does Omega watch say about you? ›

You throw yourself into all your passions and love broadening your horizons with real hands-on learning. As far as your style goes, Omega wearers are not so bogged down with fashion—they're too much on the go—but that doesn't mean you'll throw on dirty t-shirt and jeans with holes and call it a day.

How much is an Omega watch worth? ›

The average price of an Omega watch is between $5,200 to $7,150 MSRP. This range includes stainless steel references for the Seamaster 300m, Planet Ocean, Aqua Terra, and Speedmaster Professional. Overall the cost of all Omega watches range between $2,000 up to $60,000+.

Which is more valuable Rolex or Omega? ›

Price Differences. Perhaps the most significant difference between these two brands is their price. In general, Omega watches tend to be about half the price of their Rolex counterparts. The range for the former is around $3,000-8,000, while the latter comes in at $6,000-20,000.

Is Omega considered a luxury watch? ›

Omega isn't the oldest Luxury watch brand that survives today, but with the first Omega watches appearing in 1894, from a workshop that had been making watches since 1948, Omega's history has a lead on Rolex of at least 50 years — and a storied history it is!

How many Omega Seamasters are made each year? ›

Take one of their most famous watches of all time, the Moonwatch, they roughly produce 10,000 Moonwatches per year. However, they make more than 190,000 watches in their seamaster line per year.

Can you overwind an Omega Seamaster? ›

Manual wind watches are actually quite simple to operate. The Omega Seamaster is designed so it cannot be overwound – there are no hidden catches.

Where is the serial number on a Omega Seamaster watch? ›

Where Is the Serial Number on an Omega Watch? The serial number will always appear on the back of one of the watch's lugs. The serial number will always be 7 or 8 digits in a small, engraved print. On older, vintage models, the serial number will appear engraved on the inside of the case.

How long can an automatic watch last without movement? ›

Basically, most automatic watches could last for 30-70 hours without any winding at all. That way, it would still be fine to keep it in storage for 2 to 3 days. Beyond that hours, the watch will stop moving as its power reserve has run out of energy. But, it's normal for an automatic watch to stop moving.

Which is more expensive Omega or TAG Heuer? ›

Omega watches tend to be more expensive than TAG Heuer because they are a more luxurious brand. In addition to being a more dominant brand in the luxury timepiece industry, , OMEGA watches are highly popular and come with a respected history.

Which is more expensive Patek or Rolex? ›

Rolex is more affordable than Patek Philippe, but both are creators with distinct identities, rich histories, and iconic catalogs to choose from.

How accurate is the movement on the Omega Seamaster? ›

Before this movement is cased, it is tested to plus or minus one second per day with the fine-tuning tolerance of plus or minus 0.1 seconds per day. Once cased and METAS certified, Omega has been able to achieve a certified accuracy rating of 0/+2 seconds.

What's special about Omega Seamaster? ›

The Seamaster is the longest running product line still produced by Omega. It was introduced in 1948, and was based upon designs made for the British Royal Navy towards the end of World War II. The original Seamaster's key feature was an O-ring gasket used to provide its waterproof seal.

Is Omega Seamaster an everyday watch? ›

Some favorite everyday watch picks include the OMEGA Speedmaster, Tudor Black Bay, Rolex Submariner, OMEGA Seasmaster, the Tag Heuer Carrera, Breitling Colt, Rolex DateJust, and a Panerai Luminor. These are just a few of the many everyday luxury watches that will take you from the coffee to the corner office.

Which Omega model is most popular? ›

The most popular Omega models are the Speedmaster and Seamaster. With legacies dating back to 1948, both names are crucial to the brand's history. But that doesn't mean every version of these famous Omega watches will increase in value. It's often the case that limited and special editions tend to be in high demand.

What is the toughest Omega watch? ›

The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra >15,000 Gauss became the world's most magnetism-resistant watch, exceeding the level of magnetic field resistance of other pioneering antimagnetic watches such as the Rolex Milgauss, when it was introduced in 2013.

What watches are better than Rolex? ›

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  • Patek Philippe. Shop Patek Philippe Watches.
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Why is Omega Seamaster so expensive? ›

Swiss-made watches represent pure exclusivity in Omega. Also, the wonderful luxury Omega watches, have unique materials, movements, designs, and other factors that make them expensive.

What is the lowest level Rolex? ›

The most affordable Rolex range is the Oyster Perpetual family. This family dates all the way back to 1926 when Rolex paid its ground-breaking water-resistant case (the Oyster) with its automatic (perpetual) movement. The collection has been a mainstay in the Rolex catalog ever since.

Is Omega as durable as Rolex? ›

Both Omega and Rolex are leaders in mechanical watch design, functionality, and component durability. While they both produce some of the highest-quality timepieces available, each company takes different approaches in doing so. The most crucial component of a watch is the escapement.

What type of watch does James Bond wear? ›

Since 1995, James Bond has worn OMEGA Seamasters in every film. Over the years, we have also created some very special limited edition timepieces whose special features honour 007 and his legacy of more than half a century of genre-defining movies.

Who owns Omega? ›

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The Swatch Group Ltd is a Swiss manufacturer of watches and jewellery. The company was founded in 1983 by the merger of ASUAG and SSIH to move to manufacturing quartz-crystal watches to resolve the quartz crisis threatening the traditional Swiss watchmaking industry.

What is the Omega Seamaster logo? ›

In 1958, the hippocampus became the symbol of the Omega Seamaster as a means to signify the watch's water-resistant capabilities. It's interesting to note that Omega refers to this logo as a “seahorse” when it is clearly a hippocampus, complete with bridles.

What is on the back of an Omega Seamaster watch? ›

Starting in the year 1957, the Hippocampus became the symbol for the Omega Seamaster. The Omega Seahorse symbol is most prominently found on the case back of Seamaster watches. The Seamaster watches worn by Pierce Brosnan and some by Daniel Craig in the James Bond films have the symbol on the case back.

What grade steel is Omega Seamaster? ›

OMEGA uses 316L stainless steel. Known for its corrosion-resistance and high lustre after polishing, this material is often the ideal choice for watches in both daily-use and high-stress situations such as diving and adventure.

How can I tell how old my watch is? ›

To determine the age of your watch, you will need to open your watch and find the serial number on the watch's movement. This crucial figure will indicate the manufacture date. (Unfortunately, you cannot rely on the number stamped outside on the watch case which is largely used only for identification purposes.)

How do I find the manufacture date of my watch? ›

To Determine Manufacture Date Based on Serial Number: The 1st three numbers of your serial number will always provide your manufacture date. The 1st number is the YEAR of manufacture; the 2nd & 3rd numbers indicate the MONTH of manufacture.

Are there fake vintage Omega watches? ›

A sound check is a great way to detect a fake vintage watch. Genuine vintage Omega watches will not create ticking sounds as the second hands sweep across the dial. This is because of the high-quality craftsmanship undertaken to create timepieces from a reputable brand.

Is an Omega Planet Ocean a good investment? ›

Thanks to its universal appeal, the Planet Ocean is a pretty safe bet when it comes to depreciation. Sure, it's not depreciation-proof in the same way a steel sports Rolex is, but it's not far off.

What type of person buys Omega watch? ›

Omega watch owners are mainly in their 30s and 40s. 71% of them are men. However, luxury watch owners aged 50+ own more Rolexes than Omegas.

Will an Omega Seamaster go up in value? ›

The general rule for Omega watches is that they depreciate in value when bought for full retail price. There are some exceptions to this with certain limited editions, however. Generally speaking, an Omega watch loses between 20-40% in value in the first year.

How tough is the Planet Ocean? ›

The Planet Ocean has 600 meters/2000 feet of water resistance which is a huge plus if you plan on going in deep. Omega made sure to use different colored luminous fill for different parts of the watch. The starting point dot emits a green color. The hour indexes give off a blue light.

Is it worth buying an old Omega watch? ›

Though these watches have been consistently popular over the years, the vintage editions tend to be even more sought after than the new ones. Due to changes in the design of the dials, those manufactured before 1968 are considered rare finds and, thus, ideal purchases.

Does Omega hold value like Rolex? ›

Brands like Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Omega are considered to be luxury watch brands. Because of this, their watches tend to hold value better than other brands. The thing is that people are more willing to pay a high price for a luxury watch because they know that it is a quality product.

What does wearing an Omega watch say about you? ›

You throw yourself into all your passions and love broadening your horizons with real hands-on learning. As far as your style goes, Omega wearers are not so bogged down with fashion—they're too much on the go—but that doesn't mean you'll throw on dirty t-shirt and jeans with holes and call it a day.

What is the most demanded Omega? ›

The most popular Omega models are the Speedmaster and Seamaster. With legacies dating back to 1948, both names are crucial to the brand's history. But that doesn't mean every version of these famous Omega watches will increase in value. It's often the case that limited and special editions tend to be in high demand.

How thick is the 42mm Planet Ocean? ›

The 37.5mm case is 15mm-thick; the 42mm case is 15.7mm-thick; and the 45.5mm case is 16.5mm-thick.

When was Planet Ocean released? ›

When the Planet Ocean was unveiled in 2005, it was the first Omega dive watch to use a co-axial escapement. Eleven years later, in 2016, when the Planet Ocean was most recently updated, Omega announced that the Planet Ocean series would be the first Seamasters to be certified as Master Chronometers.


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