Today's offering showcases this quite uncommon and collectable Chronometer in gorgeous restored condition. Despite what the photos seem to suggest, the dial is a deep rich, royal blue color.
Seamaster Chronometers made post 1952 are one of Omega's seldom seen vintage watches. They featured all of the rugged spottiness of the Seamaster line coupled with an officially certified chronometer movement.
After their release and after Omega divided the line into two models in 1952, the "plain" Seamaster, a sport watch without chronometer certification, and the Constellation, the higher-end chronometer option, Omega only made a relatively few Seamaster Chronometers.
It has all of its original parts and has just finished a true expertly done restoration. It presents in gorgeous restored condition - about a 9.6 out of 10.
Its case presents as mint. Its dial has been meticulously refinished - the printing could pass as Omega factory done to the naked eye. And its movement is clean.
As part of the restoration a Master Watchmaker has fully serviced its Officially Certified Chronometer movement which consists of fully disassembling the watch, carefully inspecting each part, replacing any overly worn components, reassembling and lubricating the movement, and extensive timing testing and regulation (a $695 value). Photos of the inside available upon request.
It is running very strong and true, keeping time virtually on par with a new Omega in our testing.
For the finishing touch we have equipped it with a brand new calfskin strap and aftermarket Omega style buckle making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. international warranty on the movement and its function, a full-page custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.
A more than half-century old Omega that looks like new on the wrist!
Country of origin: Switzerland
Serial no.: 29,396,572
Year made: c. 1969
Model: Seamaster Chronometer, Ref. 168.024 / 166.010SP
Functions: Hours, Minutes, Automatic, Sweep Seconds, Quick-Setting Date
Designed for: Men
Case material: Stainless steel
Case markings (inside): Omega Watch Co. Swiss Made, Acier Inoxydable 168.024/166.010 SP
Dimensions: 35mm diameter (excluding crown), 43mm long lug tip-to-tip
Case condition: Presents as mint with signs of polishing to the back
Dial: Royal blue with whited topped applied steel baton indexes, signed Omega Seamaster Chronometer, meticulously refinished. Despite what the photos seem to suggest, it is a deep rich, royal blue color.
Hands: Original, steel "dauphines"
Band: Calfskin leather, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn, aftermarket buckle done in an Omega style. We also stock lizard and a variety of other straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested.
Movement type: Caliber 564 movement, 24 jewels, 19,800 BPH balance, copper colored, officially certified chronometer, shock resistant, micrometer regulation
Movement markings: Omega Watch Co, Swiss, Adjusted Five Positions and Temperature, Seventeen Jewels, 564
Crystal: Acrylic, excellent condition
Serviced: As part of the restoration a Master Watchmaker has fully serviced its Officially Certified Chronometer movement which consists of fully disassembling the watch, carefully inspecting each part, replacing any overly worn components, reassembling and lubricating the movement, and extensive timing testing and regulation (a $695 value).
Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. 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 extremely experienced team of four Master Watchmakers all of whom each have over thirty-five years of experience and a large number of parts. One used to be the watchmaker for an authorized Rolex dealership and was given special training by Rolex at their Beverly Hills Service Center.
Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; 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.