Forums Latest Auctions Members
  1. bubu16

    bubu16 Sep 12, 2019

    Posts
    70
    Likes
    34
    Hi Community:
    If the movement of the above -either 562 no date or 565 with date- has 24 jewels instead of 17, does that mean that the dive watch has the wrong movement or it depends on the corresponding SN? I understand that due to Tariff imposed that started 1922, jewels got reduced by 7 and got replaced by metals. Do they have a straight/direct connection somehow? I maybe phrasing this incorrectly but I hope my point gets accrossed rightfully. And pardon the ignorance please.

    Thanks so much!!
     
  2. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Sep 12, 2019

    Posts
    7,282
    Likes
    19,502
    552 no date, right?

    Both 552 and 565 are 24 jewel movements... Omega changes their reference numbers according to jewel count in the 55X series; I don't think the 565 ever came in a 17 jewel version, did it?
     
    Dan S likes this.
  3. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Sep 12, 2019

    Posts
    8,302
    Likes
    16,499
    The 17-jewel variants 550 and 563 were for the US market, same watches just that the ROW watches were 24-jewels.
     
    Dan S, ConElPueblo and gemini4 like this.
  4. bubu16

    bubu16 Sep 12, 2019

    Posts
    70
    Likes
    34
    Without the extract, we won't know whether SM 300 is legit as these movements were installed in some seamasters as well. That is what I was trying to find out. Thanks.
     
  5. bubu16

    bubu16 Sep 12, 2019

    Posts
    70
    Likes
    34
    Also there is an opinion that dials with trapezoid markers at 12 should have pencil/candle hour hands. Saw lots of pieces with sword hands. Is this written on stone? I have a no date with sword hands and so dark green lumes making the 12,3,6,9 markers so pronounced. Sorry about the murky querry. So it is not the no of jewels in the movement, it is the Extract that would define if the movement is really for an SM 300 sold in a specific place.
     
  6. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Sep 12, 2019

    Posts
    8,302
    Likes
    16,499
    If you have questions about the origin of the movement in your watch I would suggest you get an extract then.
     
  7. bubu16

    bubu16 Sep 12, 2019

    Posts
    70
    Likes
    34
    Just trying to understand more of the complexities of vintage pieces. I love whatever I have and enjoying them tremendously. Not going to go crazy trying to find out where the screws and nuts came from. Thanks a lot though.
     
  8. TNTwatch

    TNTwatch Sep 12, 2019

    Posts
    2,849
    Likes
    1,867
    Any movement pictures of your watch?
     
  9. bubu16

    bubu16 Sep 12, 2019

    Posts
    70
    Likes
    34
    This is the movement
    IMG_1216.JPG
     
  10. TNTwatch

    TNTwatch Sep 12, 2019

    Posts
    2,849
    Likes
    1,867
    The 565 is a date movement. If your watch says 165.024 in the back and the dial has no date then you've got a franken watch. Don't bother with an extract.
     
    Baz9614 likes this.
  11. bubu16

    bubu16 Sep 13, 2019

    Posts
    70
    Likes
    34
    Dial has a date of course and case back says 166.024. It is the Big Triangle
     
  12. bubu16

    bubu16 Sep 13, 2019

    Posts
    70
    Likes
    34
    My apology, I should have been clearer on the subject - - - 165 024/166 024 .. Thanks.
     
  13. Baz9614

    Baz9614 Sep 13, 2019

    Posts
    1,676
    Likes
    16,697
    The 565 and omega logo look very odd? Quite uneven to my eye.
     
  14. bubu16

    bubu16 Sep 13, 2019

    Posts
    70
    Likes
    34
    I googled 565 movement and I was surprised on how many "looks" the logo has let alone "565", in my eye. I am not in doubt of my watch.It is what it is. Thanks.