c. 1978 Omega Vintage Seamaster Mens Watch, Automatic, Date - 18K Gold Plated & Stainless Steel


Item No. 4775

Today's offering showcases this uncommon later model vintage Seamaster. Built at a time when the quartz revolution was taking hold and Omega was cutting costs, this watch with automatic Cal. 1010 movement with quick-setting date carried on the mechanical tradition of the Seamaster.

It has a distinctively styled original eight-sided case.

It is in gorgeous fully restored condition, and the automatic Omega movement has just been overahauled. It is keeping time nearly on par with a new Omega.

Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.

Photos of the inside available upon request.

Omega Seamaster:

Worn on the wrists of celebrities Michael Schumacher, Pierce Brosnan, Michael Phelps, and Ernie Els, Omega timepieces rank with Rolex and other of the world's best Swiss firms.

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

  • Manufacturer: Omega
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Year made: c. 1979
  • Model: Seamaster Ref. 166.0257
  • Functions: Hours Minutes Automatic Quick-Setting Date Sweep Seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: Stainless Steel
  • Case markings (inside): Omega Watch Co. Swiss Made Carrure Lunette Plaque or G20 Microns Acier Inoxydable LL 168.0257
  • Case condition: Restored to mint
  • Dimensions: 35mm diameter (excluding crown) 40mm long lug tip-to-tip
  • Dial: Matte black with hand-riveted gold baton indexes topped with white aperture for the date outer minutes/seconds track and luminous dots perfectly refinished
  • Hands: Original gold luminous "batons"
  • Movement type: Cal. 1010 copper colored 17 jewels straight line lever escapement monometallic balance shock-absorber self-compensating flat balance-spring
  • Movement markings: Omega Swiss 17 Jewels 1010
  • Jewels: 17 rubies
  • Beat frequency: 28800 BPH
  • Band: Leather fully stitched padded brand new and unworn. Please inquire if you would like a new Omega buckle installed. And we also stock croc and lizard straps.
  • Width between lugs: 18mm
  • Crystal type: Acrylic unsigned excellent condition
  • Serviced: Yes movement freshly fully serviced.
  • Warranty: 1-year warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • 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.

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


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