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Difference between Omega 14393 or 14381?

  1. Sturmvogel

    Sturmvogel Feb 24, 2017

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    Hi,

    Is there any difference between the 14393 and 14381?

    I guess both would have the decagonal crown. Is the cog wheel type as found on Seamasters of the early 60s possible as well or only added during a service later?

    Thanks
    Roger
     
  2. TNTwatch

    TNTwatch Feb 24, 2017

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    One with calendar, the other one without.
    Both types of crown are seen as original. The cog wheel/scallop type is a bit easier to use though.
     
  3. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Feb 24, 2017

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    While I'm not 100% certain about this, the scalloped crown seems to be a bit slimmer in the shape than the one on other Omega references. Or am I just imagining things? Since they are out of production anyway, I guess we can't dig up parts numbers...

    I believe that the scalloped only appeared on US Constellations, too. One thing I AM certain about, however, is that it is a huge improvement on the decagonal one, in regards to functionality!
     
  4. TNTwatch

    TNTwatch Feb 24, 2017

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    Not just US Connies. It's on the UK equivalence of the 14393 here:

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    Also on the C-case in Germany:

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  5. Sturmvogel

    Sturmvogel Feb 24, 2017

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    Thank you both! I completely forgot to look at the date window. In that case, I have a crosshair 14381. I am glad to hear that the crown could be the original one that it was sold with.
     
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  6. ahsposo

    ahsposo Most fun screen name at ΩF Feb 24, 2017

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    I have a 14393 and am wearing today. I posted this in the WRUW thread this morning. The crown is quite slim. 14393_022417 5527.jpg
     
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  7. ahsposo

    ahsposo Most fun screen name at ΩF Feb 24, 2017

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    What are the numbers on that bracelet, please?
     
  8. tamura

    tamura Feb 24, 2017

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    You bought this?:cool:
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  9. Sturmvogel

    Sturmvogel Feb 25, 2017

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    ahsposo, I think it is a 7912 bracelet usually associated with Speedmasters.

    Tamura, yes :)
     
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  10. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Feb 25, 2017

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    Have anyone an example of a non-US delivered Constellation with one of these crowns? Either original documents or extract? In the time where I have been aware of the two variants, I have only seen US examples of the scalloped crown, and have noticed that they are more common on american offered vintage specimen, while they are pretty rare in the EU. My own 14381 is an US delivered watch originally.


    Never seen that combination before!