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Check out my new (to me) 1958 Seamaster!

  1. BrandonP

    BrandonP Mar 27, 2016

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    After posting a few failed eBay auctions trying to find a decent vintage Omega, an incredible forum member sent me a PM telling me about a 1958 he had. I was instantly interested in the watch, and after showing me some photos - I was in love. The watch is all correct minus a replaced Omega crystal. The watch has a gorgeous patina and is my first automatic and most importantly - my first Omega! As a bonus, he gave me an extra strap AND a carrying case! I am so happy I signed up for the forums, and I am absolutely in love with my first vintage Omega!

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  2. hoipolloi

    hoipolloi Vintage Omega Connoisseur Mar 27, 2016

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    If I had that watch, I would never sell it to anybody.
    Nice and rare seamaster with arrow head hour markers. Congrats.
     
  3. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Mar 27, 2016

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    Very nice! Congrats!
    Patience pays off.
     
  4. Velorum

    Velorum Mar 27, 2016

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    A beautiful example - congratulations

    Ian
     
  5. alam

    alam Mar 27, 2016

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    Excellent! that's a very good start into the vintage world! :thumbsup: Congrats & Enjoy!
     
  6. cimo

    cimo Mar 27, 2016

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    Congrats! Beautiful timepiece. I'm sure you will be happier with this piece than anything from eBay. What a great community! I'm a noobie and glad I joined too :)
     
  7. Schmedsc

    Schmedsc Mar 27, 2016

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    Great purchase!
     
  8. Jones in LA

    Jones in LA Mmm... must have shiny things... Mar 27, 2016

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    That's a classic piece from a remarkable period for the Seamaster lineup. Congrats!
     
  9. GregH

    GregH Mar 27, 2016

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    Congratulations on your lovely Seamaster and welcome to the forum!
     
  10. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Mar 27, 2016

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    Damn, I'm jealous. Who is the dumb SOB that let that go?
     
  11. hoipolloi

    hoipolloi Vintage Omega Connoisseur Mar 27, 2016

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    The one who deleted his post after my post :D
     
  12. wx_073

    wx_073 Mar 27, 2016

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    Congrats! Wear it in good health!
     
  13. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Mar 27, 2016

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    Love it, excellent start!

    Reminds me of my first, also a '58, and also bought from a fine Ω-F member 17 months ago...

    'Twas the start of a highly gratifying (obsessive :confused:) foray into vintage...:)

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    Welcome to the dance!
     
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  14. rbob99

    rbob99 Mar 27, 2016

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    Love it. Congratulations.
     
  15. shaun hk

    shaun hk Fairy nuffer Mar 27, 2016

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    Nice one, I do like the coathanger s on these, my favourite font and the dial is in awesome condition.
    Do you know the brand of the brown strap?
     
  16. arkstfan

    arkstfan Mar 27, 2016

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    Great purchase! Congratulations!
    Love the Omegas from the 60's and earlier. Beautiful watches and very affordable
     
  17. rspace

    rspace Mar 27, 2016

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    Some wristshots please?
     
  18. sky21

    sky21 Mar 27, 2016

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    Congrats on a great purchase! Persistence pays off, avoid the dogs and wait for the gems. I'm guessing this won't be your last post filled with vintage watch pictures of a new purchase.
     
  19. BrandonP

    BrandonP Mar 27, 2016

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    Coming soon!
     
  20. BrandonP

    BrandonP Mar 27, 2016

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    As soon as I get home, I'll take a peek. I believe it was four letters that started with T