What do Omega watch numbers mean?
Each model of Omega watch has an unique identifier, the so-called product identification code or PIC for short, which consists of 14 digits. The last three digits refer to the sequence number of the production. The designations of caliber and year are however not included in the PIC.
Does Omega watch have resale value?
The general rule for Omega watches is that they depreciate in value when bought for full retail price. There are some exceptions to this with certain limited editions, however. Generally speaking, an Omega watch loses between 20-40% in value in the first year.
How do I know what model my Omega watch is?
Most of Omegas have a model number and/or serial number engraved on the inside of the case back and some have them printed on the outside of the case back, they can also be located on official Omega paperwork or a licensed appraisal.
Do Omega watches increase in value?
There are many reasons for the price increase. Omega also increases its prices from time to time, so that the general price level, as with all watch manufacturers, is constantly rising. On the other hand, the Omega Seamaster continues to enjoy great popularity.
How to sell your Omega watch with Sotheby’s?
Our specialists have decades of experience in appraising and selling Omega watches, and are interested in speaking with you about your watch. Simply submit images and information of your Omega watch through our easy-to-use online estimate form to receive a complimentary estimate from a Sotheby’s watch expert.
How can I tell if my Omega watch is real?
This means that you will have to open the case back to find the watch’s serial number. The Omega serial number is a seven or eight-digit serial number which is etched into the watch during its production. Note: It is NOT possible to tell whether an Omega watch is real by only looking at the serial number.
How long is the warranty on an Omega watch?
5-YEAR WARRANTY. All OMEGA watches are delivered with a 5-year warranty that covers the repair of any material or manufacturing defects. Please refer to the operating instructions for specific information about the warranty conditions and restrictions. Every OMEGA watch is warranted for a period of sixty (60) months.
Where are Omega Watches made in the world?
Swiss made. Every part of an OMEGA watch is made in Switzerland, which goes far beyond the industry’s required standard. This means that the manufacturing levels as well as the aesthetic and technical levels meet Switzerland’s highest demands.