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Omega Steel 39mm Automatic 130.33.39.21.02.001 new United States of America, California, San Mateo
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Omega Constellation Globemaster Co‑Axial Master Chronometer 39 mm
$5,459
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2007
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Omega Steel 38mm Automatic 123.10.38.21.02.001 new United States of America, California, San Mateo
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Omega Constellation Co‑Axial 38 mm Automatic Silver Dial Steel...
$3,749
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2007
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Omega Ceramic 44.25mm Automatic 311.93.44.51.99.001 new United States of America, California, San Mateo
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Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Co‑Axial Chronograph 44.25 mm...
$8,759
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2007
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Omega Steel 44.25mm Automatic 329.23.44.51.06.001 new United States of America, California, San Mateo
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Omega Speedmaster Racing Co‑Axial Master Chronometer Chronogra...
$7,119
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2007
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 145.022-76 ST pre-owned
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Omega Speedmaster Professional Vintage 1978 Moonwatch - SERVICED
$5,843
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Omega Ceramic 44mm Automatic 311.93.44.51.99.001 pre-owned United States of America, Ohio, Mason
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Omega Speedmaster Grey Side of the Moon GSOM 311.93.44.51.99.001
$6,999
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 311.30.42.30.01.005 new United States of America, Florida
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Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch New 2020
$3,950
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Omega Steel 39.7mm Manual winding 311.32.40.30.02.001 pre-owned United States of America, California, Sunnyvale
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Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
$6,880
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89
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Omega Steel Manual winding 3570.50.00 new United States of America, Virginia, Sterling
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Omega Speedmaster Moon Watch 3570.50.00 Chronograph Steel Me
$3,798
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 3590.50 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Orlando
Omega Speedmaster 3590.50 Moonwatch Circa 1991
$3,850
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 310.20.42.50.01.001 new United States of America, New Jersey, Totowa
Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary 310.20.42.50.01
$12,199
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260
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 311.30.42.30.03.001 pre-owned United States of America, Georgia, Atlanta
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Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo 17 45th Anniversary Limited
$7,000
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56
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Omega Steel 44mm Automatic 210.20.44.51.03.001 new United States of America, Texas, Austin
Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M
$8,950
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21
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Omega Steel 38.5mm Automatic 231.13.39.21.01.001 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Omega Aqua Terra Automatic Chronometer 38.5mm Men's Watch...
$2,961
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578
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Omega Steel 41.5mm Automatic 331.10.42.51.03.001 pre-owned United States of America, Ohio, Mason
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Omega Speedmaster '57 Blue 41.5mm 9300 Auto 331.10.42.51.03.001
$4,349
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799
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Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 210.30.42.20.06.001 new United States of America, Florida
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Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M Grey Dial 2019
$3,590
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Omega Steel 43.5mm Automatic 215.30.44.21.01.002 pre-owned United States of America, California, Sunnyvale
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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean
$4,500
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89
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Omega Ceramic 44.2mm Automatic 311.92.44.51.01.007 new United States of America, Texas, HOUSTON
Omega New Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Dark Side
$7,490
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Omega Steel 41.5mm Automatic 231.10.42.21.03.004 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Orlando
Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 007 James Bond Spectre Blue
$4,750
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 311.30.42.30.01.003 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Aventura
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
$9,500
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Omega Ceramic Automatic 311.92.44.51.01.003 pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Dark Side of the Moon
$7,295
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98
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Omega Yellow gold 37mm Automatic 2500 pre-owned United States of America, Massachusetts, Boston
Omega 2500 DeVille Co Axial 18K Yellow Gold Limited (34362)
$5,900
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488
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Omega Steel Manual winding 311.32.40.30.01.001 new United States of America, Florida, Hollywood
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Limited 311.32.40.30.01.001
$3,985
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650
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Omega Steel 41mm Automatic 233.32.41.21.01.001 pre-owned United States of America, Arizona, Tucson
Omega Seamaster 300 "Spectre" 007
$8,200
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Omega Steel 38mm Automatic 511.13.38.20.02.001 new United States of America, Florida
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Omega Seamaster 1948 38mm Limited Edition
$4,600
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Omega Steel 39mm Automatic 234.10.39.20.01.001 pre-owned United States of America, California, Sunnyvale
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Omega Seamaster 300 Trinity Limited Edition
$5,650
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89
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Omega Titanium 41mm Automatic 121.92.41.50.01.001 new United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Omega Constellation Double Eagle Mission Hills World Cup Men's...
$2,961
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578
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Omega Steel 43mm Manual winding 145.013 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Orlando
Omega Flightmaster ref. 145.013 “First Generation, Tropical...
$5,250
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8
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Omega Steel 41mm Automatic 220.10.41.21.03.002 new United States of America, California, San Mateo
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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Co‑Axial Master Chronometer 41 mm
$3,679
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2007
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Omega Steel 39mm Automatic 3510.12.00 pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Omega Speedmaster Reduced Schumacher Yellow Dial
$1,895
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98
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Omega Steel 39.7mm Manual winding 311.33.40.30.02.001 pre-owned United States of America, Massachusetts, Boston
Omega 311.33.40.30.02.001 Speedmaster CK 2998 Silver / Blue...
$5,950
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488
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 311.30.42.30.01.005 new United States of America, Florida, Hollywood
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch 311.30.42.30.01.005
$4,335
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650
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Omega Titanium 43.5mm Automatic 215.92.44.21.99.001 pre-owned United States of America, Georgia, ATLANTA
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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 43.5mm Grey/Orange bezel Card Box
$6,300
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24
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Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 210.32.42.20.04.001 new United States of America, Florida
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Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M White Dial Rubber
$3,800
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50
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Omega Steel 43.5mm Automatic 215.30.44.21.01.002 pre-owned United States of America, California, Sunnyvale
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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean
$4,500
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89
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Omega Steel 41mm Automatic 431.33.41.21.03.001 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Omega DeVille Blue Dial Black Leather Men's 41mm Watch...
$3,384
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578
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Omega Titanium 41mm Automatic 2232.30 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Windermere
Omega Seamaster 2232.30 “150th Anniversary Titanium, Scuba Tank"
$3,750
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8
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 3578.51.00 pre-owned United States of America, Georgia, Atlanta
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Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch 3578.51.00 Watch with...
$12,500
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593
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Omega Steel 39mm Automatic 3510.61.00 pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Omega Speedmaster Reduced Schumacher Red Dial 3510.61.00
$1,995
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98
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Omega Steel 41mm Automatic 233.30.41.21.01.001 pre-owned United States of America, Massachusetts, Boston
Omega 233.30.41.21.01.001 Omega Seamaster 300M Master Co-Axial...
$4,450
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488
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Omega Steel Automatic 23410392001002 new United States of America, Florida, Hollywood
Omega 1957 Limited Edition Trilogy Full Set
$21,975
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650
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Omega Steel 35mm Automatic Constellation pre-owned United States of America, California, Beverly Hills
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Omega Men's Constellation cal.561 Automatic w/Date Stainless...
$2,265
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639
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Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 210.30.42.20.01.001 new United States of America, Florida
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Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M Black Dial 2020
$3,900
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50
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Omega Steel 43.5mm Automatic 215.30.44.21.01.002 pre-owned United States of America, California, Sunnyvale
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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean
$4,500
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89
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Omega Steel 41.5mm Automatic Seamaster pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Omega Seamaster Chronograph Blue Dial Automatic 41.5mm Men's ...
$2,444
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578
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 105.012-66 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Windermere
Omega Speedmaster ref. 105.012-66 “CB Case, Pre-Moon 321”
$8,500
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Omega 36mm Automatic 2849-3 pre-owned United States of America, New York, Brooklyn
Omega Vintage Omega Seamaster 2849-3 Gold 36mm Dial SS & Brown...
$1,000
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 3570.50.00 pre-owned United States of America, New York, NEW YORK
Omega Professional Moonwatch Box & Papers 3570.50.00
$3,840
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323
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Omega Steel 38mm Automatic 220.10.38.20.01.002 pre-owned United States of America, Massachusetts, Boston
Omega 220.10.38.20.01.002 Railmaster 1957 Trilogy Limited...
$4,990
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488
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Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 210.22.42.20.01.004 new United States of America, Florida, Hollywood
Omega James Bond 007 Limited Edition model 210.22.42.20.01.004
$8,195
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650
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Omega Ceramic 44.25mm Manual winding 311.92.44.30.01.001 new United States of America, Iowa, Des Moines
Omega Speedmaster Apollo 8 Dark Side 311.92.44.30.01.001
$8,300
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979
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Omega Steel 38mm Automatic 220.10.38.20.01.002 new United States of America, Florida
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Omega Seamaster Railmaster The 1957 Trilogy Limited Edition 2020
$4,585
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50
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Omega Steel 39mm Automatic 234.10.39.20.01.001 pre-owned United States of America, California, Sunnyvale
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Omega Seamaster 300
$5,650
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89
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Omega Steel 34mm Manual winding 4520.31.00 new United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Omega De Ville 34mm Hand-Winding Stainless Steel Watch 4520.31.00
$1,222
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578
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Omega Steel 41mm Automatic 165.024 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Orlando
Omega Seamaster 300 ref. 165.024 “No-Date, Pencil Hands, 1966”
$6,500
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8
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Omega Steel 40mm Automatic 522 United States of America, Florida, Miami
Omega Seamaster
$6,450
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Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 210.30.42.20.01.001 new United States of America, Pennsylvania, Uniontown
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Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M Black Dial
$4,200
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Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 232.30.42.21.01.001 pre-owned United States of America, Massachusetts, Boston
Omega 232.30.42.21.01.001 Seamaster Co Axial Planet Ocean SS...
$3,950
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488
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Omega Steel 43.5mm Automatic 215.32.44.21.01.001 new United States of America, Florida, Hollywood
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 215.32.44.21.01.001 600m 43.5
$4,485
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650
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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 311.30.42.30.01.005 new United States of America, Iowa, Des Moines
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch 311.30.42.30.01.005
$4,250
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Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 210.30.42.20.03.001 new United States of America, Florida
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Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M Blue Dial 2020
$3,900
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Omega Steel 41mm Automatic 212.30.41.20.03.001 pre-owned United States of America, California, Irvine
Omega Seamaster Diver 300m Co-Axial Stainless Steel
$3,495
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Omega 25.5mm Quartz 1172.75.00 new United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Omega Constellation 18k Yellow Gold Ladies Diamond 25.5mm...
$4,230
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578
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Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 3507.51.00 pre-owned United States of America, New York, NEW YORK
Omega Speedmaster Michael Schumacher The Legend Collection
$4,800
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323
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Omega: Tradition and Innovation

Omega represents reliability and precision, a fact the astronauts of the Apollo missions came to appreciate on their trips to the Moon. Innovations like the co-axial escapement and Master Chronometer have only added to Omega's stellar reputation.


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Precision from the Depths of the Sea to Outer Space

Omega has been around since the mid-19th century and has earned a reputation for making reliable, precise, and functional watches. Omega has a long, rich history of developing new watchmaking technology. They created the co-axial escapement as well as an especially effective form of protection against magnetic fields. Such innovations help protect Omega watches against jolts and magnetic fields of up to 15,000 Gauss.

Omega produces some of the most famous watches in the world: Their Speedmaster Professional , for example, accompanied the first astronauts to the Moon in the summer of 1969. Professional and recreational divers alike have been relying on the Seamaster for around 60 years, and this watch has also made numerous appearances on the silver screen as James Bond's watch in various movies.

Aside from their technology-heavy watches, Omega features classic, elegant timepieces such as the De Ville, Constellation, and Globemaster. Materials like red and yellow gold emphasize the luxurious quality of these watches.


How much do Omega watches cost?

Model Price (approx.) Features
De Ville Tourbillon 254,000 USD Platinum case, tourbillon, skeletonized movement
Constellation 44,300 USD Gold case, diamonds
Speedmaster Moonwatch Snoopy 20,900 USD Chronograph, stainless steel, limited run of 1,970 pieces
Aqua Terra GMT 5,800 USD Second time zone, stainless steel
Seamaster Bullhead 7,000 USD Chronograph
Seamaster 300 4,500 USD Water resistant to 300 m (30 bar, 984 ft), stainless steel case

Prices for the Speedmaster Professional and Its Sister Models

Without a doubt, one of Omega's leading models is the Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch . First presented in 1957, this chronograph does its name justice. NASA began outfitting its astronauts with this timepiece in the 1960s, and it went down as the first watch ever on the Moon when the astronauts of the Apollo 11 mission set foot on the lunar surface in 1969. Since then, Omega has released numerous versions of the Moonwatch. The Speedmaster Professional is the closest thing to the original model. You can purchase this timepiece with a manual movement, historically accurate plexiglass, and a stainless steel case back starting around 3,600 USD. If you prefer the variant with sapphire glass on both the front and back, be prepared to spend an additional 700 USD. Vintage models from the 60s sell for between 7,600 and 10,700 USD.

Models popular among collectors, such as the Speedy Tuesday, the steel version of the Apollo 17 45th Anniversary, the Dark Side of the Moon, and the Co-Axial Master Chronometer Moonphase, sit in a similar price range. You'll need to dig a bit deeper into your pockets for even more highly coveted models like the Snoopy or Moonwatches with gold cases. These pieces easily fetch prices of between 12,800 and 20,900 USD.

In addition to the various versions of the Moonwatch, this collection features a slew of other interesting editions of the Speedmaster. For example, Omega pays tribute to the original Speedmaster from 1957 with the Speedmaster '57. The Racing and Mark II are also closely related to their predecessors from the 50s and 60s. These models come in at between 4,500 and 6,400 USD.

On the other hand, the Speedmaster 38 is aimed more at a female audience. You can purchase this 38-mm gold watch with diamonds for about 7,100 USD. If you prefer something a bit more modern, you may enjoy models likes the Skywalker X-33 and the Spacemaster Z-33. These multi-functional quartz watches offer a number of functions in addition to their analog and digital displays, including a second time zone, chronograph, perpetual calendar, and an alarm. Plan to spend between 4,200 and 4,800 USD for one of these models.

  • Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch (Ref. 311.30.42.30.01.005)

    Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch (Ref. 311.30.42.30.01.005)

  • Omega Seamaster 300

    Omega Seamaster 300

  • Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

    Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean


Prices for the Seamaster, a Classic Diving Watch

The Seamaster collection is yet another cornerstone of the Swiss manufacturer's catalog. High water resistance characterizes each of the collection's various models. One of the series' most famous models, the Seamaster 300 , is water resistant to 300 m (984 ft). Prices for current models range from 4,500 USD for the stainless steel model to 23,300 USD for the version made of Omega's own rose gold, called Sedna gold. Vintage models from the 60s cost about 8,900 USD in good condition.

The Diver 300M, Planet Ocean 600M, and Ploprof 1200M are all geared toward professional divers. Watches in these lines are water resistant to 300 m (984 ft), 600 m (1,970 ft), and 1,200 m (3,937 ft), respectively. They also include professional features like a helium escape valve and a security pusher for the diving bezel.

Depending on the material, expect to spend between 7,000 and 13,100 USD on the deep-diving Ploprof 1200M. The Omega Planet Ocean 600 is between 37.5 and 45.5 mm in diameter. You also can choose between a stainless steel or gold case. Prices for the three-hand model in stainless steel sit around 4,900 USD, while those for watches with gold cases range from 16,200 to 19,200 USD. The chronograph version of the Planet Ocean 600M costs around 6,300 USD in stainless steel and 22,700 USD in gold.

The Diver 300M also is available in men's and women's sizes as a three-hand watch or a chronograph. You can purchase a stainless steel model with a 28 to 44-mm case for between 1,600 and 4,200 USD. Limited edition pieces, such as the titanium Diver 300 ETNZ, can cost as much as 5,400 USD. This timepiece is dedicated to the sailors of the Emirates Team New Zealand.

  • Omega Seamaster Ploprof

    Omega Seamaster Ploprof


Bullhead, Railmaster, and Aqua Terra

The Seamaster series features three more interesting models: the Bullhead, the Railmaster, and the Aqua Terra 150. The Bullhead is of particular interest, as its shape resembles that of a bull's head and it is popular among both collectors and fans of unusual timepieces. Models from the current collection demand around 7,000 USD. If you prefer this chronograph's vintage models from 1969, be prepared to spend an additional 4,700 USD.

The Railmaster has been a part of the Omega catalog since 1957 and was originally developed for people with regular exposure to strong magnetic fields. The most recent models can withstand up to 15,000 Gauss and sell for around 4,000 USD. Prices for models from the 50s are 60s can quickly rise to about 15,700 USD.

In the Aqua Terra line, Omega combines the straightforwardness of a tool watch with the elegance of a dress watch. The various models are available with gold and diamonds as well as mother-of-pearl dials and crocodile leather straps. You can get a simple model in stainless steel for as little as 4,000 USD. Those with a GMT or chronograph function require an investment of around 5,800 USD. When gold and diamonds are added to the mix, prices can range anywhere from 13,200 to 40,800 USD.


Constellation and De Ville – Classic Elegance with Tourbillons and Diamonds

Omega takes a less technical approach to their Constellation series compared to the Speedmaster and Seamaster collections. The Constellation has undergone a number of changes since it was first introduced in 1952. Early models were simple and elegant wristwatches with three hands. Since the 1980s, many models feature a fixed bezel with Roman numerals. Some Constellation watches have so-called 'claws,' which are slightly raised parts of the bezel at 3 and 9 o'clock. As the designs were modernized, high-quality quartz movements were introduced to improve accuracy. Since 1967, Omega has also offered a Constellation series for women. Certain pieces in this collection are distinguished by gold and decorative diamonds.

These ornate timepieces easily change hands for between 29,200 and 44,300 USD. On the other hand, simpler models in stainless steel range from as little as 2,100 to 4,700 USD. You can even find vintage models from the 60s for well under 1,200 USD.

The De Ville series is a touch more classic than the Constellation. The series, introduced in the 1960s, appeals to an audience similar to that of Blancpain or Breguet. This series features classic, clean designs with Roman numerals; movements with tourbillons; and cases made of white, rose, and yellow gold. Many of the women's models also feature diamond-studded bezels or diamond hour markers.

Here you will also find vintage pieces for under 1,200 USD. Depending on the material, current models range from 7,900 to 25,100 USD. A platinum De Ville Tourbillon with a skeletonized movement comes with a hefty price tag of around 254,000 USD.

  • Omega Constellation from the 50s

    Omega Constellation from the 50s

  • Omega Constellation from the 80s

    Omega Constellation from the 80s

  • Omega Marine Chronometer

    Omega Marine Chronometer

  • Omega Constellation Ladies

    Omega Constellation Ladies


The History of Omega

The history of Omega goes back to the 19th century. In 1848, Louis Brandt began manufacturing pocket watches in the city of La Chaux-de-Fonds, in the Swiss canton of Neuchâtel. He made arrangements with local suppliers, which allowed him to sell his products to a wider market, including in Italy, England, and Scandinavia. Later, Brandt's sons moved the company to its current location in Biel. Although the name Omega had been in use since 1894, it was first officially registered in 1903 when the third generation took over.

The name is meant to express the quality of their watches. Omega is the last letter in the Greek alphabet and is often used as a metaphor for perfection.

In 1930, Omega and their competitor, Tissot, made a joint decision to serve separate markets. Omega was to focus on the luxury watch sector and Tissot on the middle class. When the quartz crisis put the Swiss watch industry in a difficult position, the two brands came together in 1983 under the newly formed Swatch Group. Omega remains part of the group to this day.


Technological Innovations, Olympic Games, and Famous Wearers

Omega has garnered attention over the decades for their technical innovations. In 1892, the manufacturer introduced the first wristwatch featuring a minute repeater, a particularly intricate complication that uses chimes to relay the time. Omega was responsible for timing all of the events at the 1932 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, and they introduced automatic timers for the first time at the 1952 Summer Games in Helsinki.

The manufacturer reached a new level of precision with their quartz chronometers introduced in the 1970s. A high point was the caliber 1525, which was used to power the marine chronometers used by the French navy. It was specially made and delivered in a box made of precious wood with a brass coating. Over the course of a year, these chronometers deviate from the exact time by less than five seconds.

One of the Swiss manufacturer's more recent achievements is the development of watches that are highly resistant to magnetic fields. In October 2013, the Seamaster Aqua Terra marked the beginning of a new generation of watches. These timepieces make use of anti-magnetic silicon, which allows calibers to remain unaffected by up to 15,000 Gauss of magnetism. The watches with these features bear an official Omega quality mark developed in 2015.

Many prominent figures, both in real life and in fiction, have been drawn to the allure of Omega watches. The most famous wearer may very well be secret agent James Bond , who wore a Seamaster in the 1995 film GoldenEye. The French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau also relied on the Seamaster during many of his dives. Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll, wore a Seamaster Calendar in 1960 when he was promoted to sergeant while stationed in West Germany. However, it isn't only kings who recognize the value of the brand. The former US President John F. Kennedy, the former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong, and the former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev all wore Omegas; Gorbachev selected a golden watch from the Constellation series. Likewise, actor Tom Hanks wears an Omega Speedmaster Professional as a reminder of his role in the film Apollo 13.


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