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  1. Mods

    Mods I'm not really an ΩF mod but I play one on TV Jul 4, 2018

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    For those that have extracts from the archives how quickly can they be obtained?
    I would like to check something before an auction but I’m not certain how long it will take to get an extract.
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. maxbelg

    maxbelg Jul 4, 2018

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    The two I obtained took about 2-3 weeks, but I'm in the EU.
     
  3. ATWG

    ATWG Jul 4, 2018

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    Mine took 7 weeks to arrive to the US last year.
     
  4. Sherbie

    Sherbie Jul 4, 2018

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    Yes, its about 2 months in the US currently
     
  5. Mr Blond

    Mr Blond Jul 4, 2018

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    4 weeks for mine
     
  6. cristos71

    cristos71 Jul 4, 2018

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    5-7 weeks for me
     
  7. felsby

    felsby I don't see any option in settings or profile Jul 4, 2018

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    8 weeks for me
     
  8. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Jul 4, 2018

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    According to the 30 previous threads on the subject, it take an average of about 6 weeks to the US and slightly less than that to the EU.
     
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  9. davidswiss

    davidswiss Jul 4, 2018

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    As you can see from the answers it can be from two to eight weeks, maybe longer. It seems to depend on how much they have to do at the museum, they don't have a big staff. Then it will go to the CEO of Omega for signature, so another chance of delay. If you need it in a rush I wouldn't bother. If you want to go for the watch in the auction anyway then maybe an early start is a good idea.
     
  10. micampe

    micampe Jul 4, 2018

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    I’m currently waiting on one: requested it on May 3rd, on June 13 I received the email “it’s ready”, and to this day it hasn’t yet been delivered to Italy.

    The previous ones I ordered through Omega US took three months: May to August.
     
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  11. moorey

    moorey Jul 4, 2018

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    What gets me is that it takes a couple of days max to be told there is no record of the movement number in their archives but 5-6 weeks for a certificate.
     
  12. Dan S

    Dan S Jul 4, 2018

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    6 weeks recently in the US.
     
  13. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Jul 4, 2018

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    Because they know the range they don't have records for so they don't even have to look ;) if they have to look it takes time ......
     
  14. ICONO

    ICONO Jul 4, 2018

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    When you receive your Certificate……Make sure you check it for any errors…Compare the information, against any known external databases

    One of the Archivists is prone to ‘finger trouble’…I know of at least, two Speedmaster Certificates issued incorrectly

    My most recent issue for a 145.012, was exactly a year out, in the date of manufacture… ( ‘69 instead, of ‘68 )

    After an ‘interesting’ telephone conversation with the Archive……a new, correct Certificate is on its way

    To be fair…they must process literally thousands…So human error, whilst temporarily disconcerting, is inevitable

    BTW In my conversation… the Archivist agreed to verbally, check another number for me…It might be worth just a quick call ?…prior to an auction, if you are proposing spending the Children’s inheritance ?
     
  15. Mods

    Mods I'm not really an ΩF mod but I play one on TV Jul 4, 2018

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    Thanks for all the responses, much appreciated.
    Looks like I won’t have time.
    I will try and call them and see if there is anything they can do.
     
  16. Rasputin

    Rasputin Jul 4, 2018

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    For those in the US requesting an extract, does one have to pick it up at their local OB/AD or can it be delivered to home?
     
  17. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Jul 4, 2018

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    I picked mine up. Don't remember being given the option to have it mailed directly to me.
     
  18. Dan S

    Dan S Jul 4, 2018

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    I submitted a form electronically (attached the PDF file to an email), and it was mailed to my home. You can request the blank PDF form from Swatch customer service (omegauscs@swatchgroup.com). Or I guess I could somehow send it to you. Is there a way to attach a PDF to a post or PM?
     
  19. heavenscloud

    heavenscloud Jul 4, 2018

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    About six weeks through local boutique.
     
  20. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Jul 4, 2018

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    Are you in the US?