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Is this an authentic omega and need a wristband..

  1. ihassan

    ihassan Jun 12, 2019

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    My friend bought this watch several years ago. He wants to know if it a genuine omega.

    In addition, he would like to purchase an original steel omega wristband for this particular watch.

    Any suggestions or comments would be appreciated.. 20190612_191854_HDR.jpg 20190612_191840.jpg
     
  2. Walrus

    Walrus Jun 12, 2019

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    I have yet to see that dial anywhere. Doesn’t mean much coming from me though
     
  3. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Jun 12, 2019

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    It appears to be a genuine Omega.
    It's recently had the dial repainted in a fanciful interpretation of what an Omega Seamaster looks like in the eyes of the painter.

    Edit: The best option for a bracelet would be an Omega "Grains of Rice" or "Beads of Rice" bracelet.

    [​IMG]
     
  4. redpcar

    redpcar Jun 12, 2019

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    Definitely Omega. Definitely not how it came from the factory. "Fantasy" dial. Seen relatively often here on OF. Would also be curious to see what's inside.
     
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  5. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jun 12, 2019

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    A waste to spend any more money on this bad acid trip of a watch.
     
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  6. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Jun 12, 2019

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    What? You don't like the colour combination? Or is it the lume?

    ;)
     
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  7. Bumper

    Bumper Jun 12, 2019

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    It'll have a Cal 610/611/613, inside, this was my noob tax years ago, i returned it to the seller a month later. Also sometimes called a Mumbai Special..
    Seamaster 600.JPG
     
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  8. redpcar

    redpcar Jun 12, 2019

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    It was some good suspense:
    "Oh, another Omega Geneve"
    <scroll down, flip watch>
    :eek:
     
  9. tamura

    tamura Jun 12, 2019

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    [​IMG]
     
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  10. ihassan

    ihassan Jun 13, 2019

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    thanks for all the info. We knew the dial was "refinished". The above mustard colored strap is very interesting. My suggestion to my friend was also the beads of rice wristband. There's already a lot of color going on in the dial itself.
     
  11. Rochete

    Rochete Jun 14, 2019

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    "Refinished" is quite an understatement.
     
  12. ihassan

    ihassan Jun 14, 2019

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    I agree, I'm just trying to respect the "artist" who painted it..
     
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  13. ipreferjester

    ipreferjester Jun 14, 2019

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    Honestly, if you have a red dial, why not pair with a red-ish strap? Something to tone it down maybe? I just got this for my TinTin yesterday, so it may actually be a good pairing with this piece.
     
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  14. redpcar

    redpcar Jun 14, 2019

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    Black strap. Yellow stitching. 'nuf said.