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  1. foxinsoxnz

    foxinsoxnz Feb 10, 2019

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    4239C7D4-5C58-4C1A-9C48-F71126E37387.jpeg 9830E77D-B2D4-4615-A6E5-84F82DE155E1.jpeg 36B4AFB8-2381-4CCB-B62C-AB2936AB733E.jpeg C18E885B-CB10-4D3B-BA8B-D38066003A80.jpeg 7E051DCA-76EA-41DF-B85C-82C5A09D4DA5.jpeg 4AA21D00-18D0-4E19-9AB2-6D7A2D48200A.jpeg 0B9E2728-8898-4E3C-8361-7ECDE4011A42.jpeg F638F283-0B9F-4C97-ACB5-4CAD7EE4C5AA.jpeg I love the gold markers, hands and the texturing on the date surround but I don’t know if the font is right for the Seamaster bit (shouldn’t it have a dropped r?), I wonder if it should say Calendar since it has a date window and the angle of the numbers on the dial looks a bit odd except I’m not familiar enough with Omegas to know if this is correct or not. It’s supposed to be a
    CAL.562
    REF 166.003.
    Any thoughts? It’s pretty much exactly what I’m looking for especially the size at 35mm
     
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  2. rincondeltiempo

    rincondeltiempo Feb 10, 2019

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    I would say dial is original (or at least a very well repainted one to my sight), although I'll pass unless it's a bargain. Movement is in poor condition, rotor has been replaced almost certainly.
    Those white face-gold markers combinations are pretty common.
     
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  3. foxinsoxnz

    foxinsoxnz Feb 10, 2019

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    I was so taken with the face that I didn’t even look closely at the movement :oops: thanks for pointing it out.
    I’ll keep looking!
     
  4. athom

    athom Feb 10, 2019

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    I would say dial is original
     
  5. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz Feb 10, 2019

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    The r is fine. Dial imo original. If price is right i would'nt fall over tge rotor. Even if it was replaced (i dont know) you carry a watch around the wrist and look at a dial and case. Who gives a $ about the rotor if it's omega and functions properly. The 166003 came originally with a sunken crown so my bet is that the crown is a replacement. But those sunken crowns are terrible for regular use so if it's gonna be a regular wearer, who cares. So if the price is right... I would not pay over $ 400/450 because of the light deterioration of the dial and rotor rub. Good luck
     
  6. Spruce

    Spruce Feb 10, 2019

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    I agree with @Shabbaz. It’s a nice looking watch and I’d happily wear it but you have to factor into the price the cost of a service, which it looks like it needs.
     
  7. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Feb 10, 2019

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    Factor the service as soon as you get it, lume missing on hand and wrong crown.

    Keep looking in my book unless cheap.
     
  8. foxinsoxnz

    foxinsoxnz Feb 10, 2019

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    Well it’s cheap.. ($600NZD currently) but I’m not keen on the unknowns around the service so I think I’ll pass on this one. Thank you for your feedback and advice.
     
  9. Alpenschneerot

    Alpenschneerot Feb 11, 2019

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    I think watch and dial are original!
    Here are my references 165.001 and 166.003.
    Reiner
     
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  10. foxinsoxnz

    foxinsoxnz Feb 11, 2019

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    Your watches are lovely! especially the 166.003. Thank you for posting them and your thoughts.
     
  11. doog

    doog Feb 12, 2019

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    I think the dial is original too, these 60’s silver finish dials do stand the test of time extremely well. Interesting that’s it’s marked as a Chronometer grade movement, not that common in 562 calibre Seamasters, and I’d certainly be interested because of that. In need of a service and a thorough clean so you’d need to budget for the extra expense. Here’s my 166.002 to complete the set... Shows you the correct crown as well. D2BC2856-B95C-4072-9FDE-1CE82C83C88B.jpeg
     
  12. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Feb 12, 2019

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    The crown on the watch in the OP is a wrong replacement and the movement is a franken.


    A redial, I am afraid.
     
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  13. doog

    doog Feb 12, 2019

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    You think? I am surprised, but your Omega knowledge is vastly greater than mine. I had always wondered if it should have had the little lume dots in the ends of the indices, but if it’s been reprinted it’s been done brilliantly well, as the font weight and style is correct.
     
  14. Alpenschneerot

    Alpenschneerot Feb 12, 2019

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    Hi ConElPueblo,do you think that my vertically brushed dials are redials?
    I am an Omega collector Over years and I have seen a lot of these dials on the references 165.001-165.003 bzw.166.001-166.003!
    I also have a ref.166.001 with sunburst finish.
     
  15. Matt81

    Matt81 Feb 12, 2019

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    Looks like you're missing minute indices at 9 and 12 (only 3 on each side of those numbers).
     
  16. Matt81

    Matt81 Feb 12, 2019

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    I think he was referring to Doog's watch, not your two.
     
  17. doog

    doog Feb 12, 2019

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    It is indeed, never noticed that before and slightly annoyed about it too. Oh well, you live and learn, but it’s been on my wrist for three and a half years, and I still love it.
     
  18. Matt81

    Matt81 Feb 12, 2019

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    Ultimately, that's all that matters.
     
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  19. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Feb 12, 2019

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    You'll struggle to find truer words written on this forum :thumbsup:
     
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  20. Alpenschneerot

    Alpenschneerot Feb 12, 2019

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    Better pics of those two watches!
     
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