For vintage Omega watches, the serial number was often engraved inside the casing or on the movement itself.
If you plan to check an older model, we advise that you get a jeweller to open the case for you to avoid any potential damage to the watch's inner workings.
They have been making watches since 1848, and carry a lot of prestige within the luxury watch industry.
The exact spot can vary from model to model, but they're often on the reverse of the lugs (the parts where the strap is attached), or the back casing.
Omega uses precision lasers to etch its serial numbers, so you may have to use a magnifier to read it.
The point of the serial numbers is to show that because each and every serial number is unique to the watch, the examples show the format of how the serial number should be.
Below is just a different way to present it as above: Used between 1961 – 1970 18XXXXXX = 1961 19XXXXXX = 1962 20XXXXXX = 1963 21XXXXXX = 1964 22XXXXXX = 1965 23 – 24XXXXXX = 1966 22XXXXXX = 1967 26 – 27XXXXXX = 1968 28 – 29XXXXXX = 1969 30 – 32XXXXXX = 1970 Omega using ETA movements Omega started using ETA movements in some timepieces in the 1980s, and this complicates things when it comes to serial numbers.
The location of the number depends on the age of your timepiece, as the company has used several locations over the years.
If you have an Omega watch that was manufactured recently, there is a very good chance that you will find the serial number on the back of the watch.
Serial numbers are numbers that are unique to each and every Omega timepiece and can be viewed as the ID of the watch.
Through the Omega serial number, you can verify the watch’s authenticity, and you can also verify that the watch is not stolen.
Also, you’ll find Omega serial numbers up to the year 2008 in this list.