1961 Omega Seamaster Calendar Vintage Mens Cal. 562 14K Gold Shell Watch - Omega Boxes & Papers


Item No. 8246

Today's offering showcases this classic 1961 Omega Seamaster with Omega boxes and papers.

Powering the watch is Omega's top-tier caliber 562 movement, one of the last superior 500's series movements used before Omega began trying to reduce their costs and the co-highest level offering in the 500 series. It has 24 jewels and is one of the finest mass-produced automatic movements from era.

Its gold capped case has a prominent Hypocampus seamonster emblazoned on the back.

It is fully Omega with original parts. Its case, which is in honest condition with fairly light wear, has never been polished. Its silver dial was previously restored in vintage times.

One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it. It is running very strong and true, keeping extremely accurate time on par with a brand new Omega in our testing position.

Included with the purchase is a one-year warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate attesting to the watch's performance.

For the finishing touch it comes equipped with a brand new Connoisser of Time oil-tanned leather strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

Accompanying the watch is an Omega box and Omega booklet with open certificate.

The Seamaster:
Omega is perhaps best known by watch connoisseurs for its Seamaster line of dive watches. Introduced in 1948, they have been embraced by water sports enthusiasts and often marry a striking look with a high performance movement.

Omega watches are worn on the wrists of Michael Schumacher, Pierce Brosnan, Michael Phelps, and Ernie Els.

  • Manufacturer: Omega
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Serial no.: 18,853,053
  • Year built: 1961
  • Model: Seamaster, Ref. 14701 SC
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Sweep Seconds, Date
  • Designed for: Men
  • Dimensions: 34mm diameter (excluding crown) by 43mm long lug tip to tip
  • Case material: 14K gold shell with stainless steel. The 14K shell is much thicker than gold plating.
  • Case markings (outside): Seamaster with hypocampus logo
  • Case condition: Honest original condition with light wear and a bit of wear to the inside of the lugs from a previously installed metal bracelet. It has never been polished.
  • Dial: Silver with faceted gold baton indices, aperture for date, signed Omega Seamaster, bright and clean, restored in vintage time. Please inquire if you would like a brand new restoration.
  • Hands: Original, gold, "dauphines"
  • Movement type: Cal. 562, copper colored, self-winding, 24 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, micrometer regulator
  • Movement markings: Omega Watch Co., Swiss, 562, Twenty-Four Jewels
  • Jewels: 24 rubies
  • Band: Oil tanned leather, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn. We also stock lizard and a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested.
  • Width between lugs: 18mm
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, unsigned, excellent condition
  • Serviced: One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it making it ready for immediate enjoyment. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. It is very running strong and true, keeping extremely accurate time on par with a brand new Omega in our testing position.
  • Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Omega presentation box; PAPERS - Omega booklet and open papers; Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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