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  1. ukjay

    ukjay Feb 12, 2017

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    Hi Can you help, I am new to omega collecting and have some suspicions regards this watch I am considering. could any one help with advice. many thanks,
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  2. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Feb 12, 2017

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    What are your suspicions?
     
  3. ukjay

    ukjay Feb 12, 2017

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    Im not sure really but I just wondered if there was something obvious I was missing. It seems in very good condition for a late 70's / early 80's watch, here are some more pics. 935415010_tp.jpg 935415003_tp.jpg 935415013_tp.jpg
     
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  4. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Feb 12, 2017

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    Nothing is shouting out "fake"... its one of the less loved quartz variants... hope it's not expensive?
     
  5. ukjay

    ukjay Feb 12, 2017

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    Thanks for your help. it is approx £200.
     
  6. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Feb 12, 2017

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    Looks perfectly fine to me.

    A word of caution regarding very old quartz watches. Make sure you get movement pics to see that there has been no battery or water leaks.

    Some quartz movements are obsolete and are very hard to repair when they go t!ts up.

    Mechanical watches of the same vintage or older, on the other hand, are much easier to maintain.
     
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  7. ukjay

    ukjay Feb 12, 2017

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    Thanks, Great advice much appreciated.
     
  8. ukjay

    ukjay Feb 14, 2017

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    I now have a photo of the movement. Looks OK to me but the strap I am sure is a replica 20170214_142834.jpg
     
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  9. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Feb 14, 2017

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    Looks legit, bracelet looks fine too - bear in mind these are an entry model, from a not particularly great place in Omega (or the Swiss watch industry's history), so have the quality to match...
     
  10. ukjay

    ukjay Feb 14, 2017

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    Feels very thin and poor quality on the clasp. 14870862779911071696441.jpg 1487086355626940447609.jpg 1487086415544-795241363.jpg
     
  11. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Feb 14, 2017

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  12. ukjay

    ukjay Feb 14, 2017

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    Thanks I am happy with it now, it will be good entry level watch for my 14 year old nephew who has just started collecting.