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  1. GauteDA

    GauteDA Jun 7, 2019

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    Hey i recently got a watch from my grandmother that she beleived belonged to her father. She said i could have if i got it to work, i delivered it to a local watchmaker to get a price for fixing it.

    Before i gave it to the watchmaker i only took one photo of it. Asked my grandmother for any info but she did not know anything, i believe it is gold, and on the back it is engraved a message with the date 1955.

    The information i am looking for is what the model is, approximate value and what you beleive a repair would cost?
    I have no plan to sell the watch anytime soon but not quite sure if i will pay the repair cost depending on the value of the watch.
     
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  2. GauteDA

    GauteDA Jun 7, 2019

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    From looking om the omega website the model OT 14349 looks the most simular
     
  3. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jun 7, 2019

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    The information you need will be marked on the movement (serial number) and inside the case back (reference number and gold hallmarks).
     
  4. BlackTalon

    BlackTalon Jun 7, 2019

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    What is the full text at the bottom of the dial? (below the '6' position)
     
  5. mmrols

    mmrols Jun 7, 2019

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    Great looking vintage watch!
     
  6. Germanicus

    Germanicus Jun 7, 2019

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    Maybe a caliber 268
     
  7. GauteDA

    GauteDA Jun 7, 2019

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    I believe the text is «swiss made»
     
  8. GauteDA

    GauteDA Jun 7, 2019

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    I will ask the watchmaker if he can take pictures of the movement for me, will update when i get more info.

    Mmrols: thanks
     
  9. Edward53

    Edward53 Jun 8, 2019

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    My money is on a 266 movement. Is it worth getting it fixed and serviced? In a word, Yes.
     
  10. GauteDA

    GauteDA Jun 13, 2019

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    Just got my watch back, looks like Edward53 was right it is a 266 movement.

    Also got a pictures from the inside that i will attach. Does anyone have a rough estimate of its value?
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  11. Edward53

    Edward53 Jun 13, 2019

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    I do not know what country you are in, but in the UK I would rate a watch like that with a 14k case at about £600. That's purely a guess, and the inscription on the back might dent its value slightly as not everybody wants someone else's personal dedication on their watch.

    ADD: This is my 266, similar but not quite identical to yours (different-shaped lugs). It keeps amazingly good time and is probably the most accurate of all my vintage watches so I am a bit prejudiced in its favour, but I think yours was well worth the price of a service. It is a classy watch IMO which I think would look great on a nice mid-tan leather strap. If you can manage to find a gold Omega buckle, so much the better. Personally I wouldn't even consider selling it if it's a family piece, but of course not everyone sees these things the same way.

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  12. GauteDA

    GauteDA Jun 13, 2019

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    Ye i have no plan on selling it, just wondering. The cost of repair was 120 ish euro, so i think it was worth it. Looking for maybe a Black leather strap, to find an omega buckle would be nice but the ones i have seen online have been out of my price range.