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  1. ev3rclear

    ev3rclear Jan 12, 2015

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    Omega Watch with no reference number in case

    multiple pictures on ebay: 381119686970

    can anyone tell me if this is a "fake" case? do all omega cases come with reference numbers?

    regrads, Max
     
  2. MSNWatch

    MSNWatch Vintage Omega Aficionado Staff Member Jan 12, 2015

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    Case doesn't look like an original omega case to me and dial is a poorly done redial.
     
  3. redpcar

    redpcar Jan 12, 2015

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    A purist would run from this watch. If you want a cool looking old watch with an authentic movement, go for it. The 265 movement has value but I don't see this watch ever increasing in $. Untouched Omegas are going up. Franken's stay pretty flat. Movement is from 1947. Dial is re-finished. Case is scary clean. Nice strap ;-)
     
  4. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jan 12, 2015

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    Its a mess...run!
     
  5. ev3rclear

    ev3rclear Jan 12, 2015

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    but did omega produce any cases without the ref number? i see this quite often...
     
  6. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jan 12, 2015

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    Yes they did, but I sincerely doubt this is one of them, markings simply don't look correct nor does the style of the case.

    Looks like a newly made case with fake markings.
     
  7. MSNWatch

    MSNWatch Vintage Omega Aficionado Staff Member Jan 12, 2015

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    Not swiss cases which will have a 4-6 digit case reference number from the late 40s or so and a 7-8 digit number distinct from the movement serial number before that.