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  1. ChrisChadwick

    ChrisChadwick Jul 19, 2018

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    My father was given an Omega watch for his birthday, from my grandparents. He can’t remember if it was his 18th or 21st.
    He was born in 1949 so that would make the year it was bought for him 1967 or 1970.
    He thinks it was brand new at the time but I don’t think this can be guaranteed.

    It’s very plain, but I’ve attached a couple of pictures and wondered if anyone knows anything about which model or year it could be?

    Many thanks in advance.

    Chris
     
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  2. felsby

    felsby I don't see any option in settings or profile Jul 19, 2018

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    Nice watch! Have a watchmaker open it, take photos of the movement and the caseback. Then it should be easy (although I am certain a lot here will be able to answer already).
     
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  3. Dan S

    Dan S Jul 19, 2018

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    Funny, I would have guessed it was older, but the movement will tell.
     
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  4. ChrisChadwick

    ChrisChadwick Jul 19, 2018

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    To be honest Dan, so would I. But I’m no expert.
    There is that small chance it wasn’t new when he got it...
     
  5. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jul 19, 2018

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    Date seems about right, likely a caliber 600 or similar.
     
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  6. Mossback

    Mossback Jul 19, 2018

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    Chris, I enjoy reading posts like this. A very special watch thanks for sharing.
     
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  7. inchpincher

    inchpincher Jul 21, 2018

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    Lovely patina, coincidently my dad is also born in 1949 and received an Omega for his 18th birthday and about five years ago shared this information and that although broken "it's probably still in the house somewhere..."
    Can I find it? Can I hell, I think he's trolling me.
     
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  8. felsby

    felsby I don't see any option in settings or profile Jul 21, 2018

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    Tip: the tool shed.
     
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  9. Ravineman

    Ravineman Jul 21, 2018

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    Nice watch ! The hour is not positioned correctly. Not a big issue to fix when you get the watch serviced.

    Enjoy wearing it.
     
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