Omega watch service

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  1. Can any of you watch saddos out there reccomend a place to get my Omega Seamaster serviced .The warranty book just says use an authorised Omega dealer.
  2. dont know got a ROLEX bought it in the NAFFI in El Adam in 1969 for £26 dont know what its worth now but ill bet its more than £26
  3. whats that got to do with the original question ? :?
  4. He tells everyone that whenever someone mentions watches......

    Doddering old git....
  5. Maybe it will shame him to silence if I report I got a GMT Master from the el Adem PSI shop for £22 in 1960, As I had just won about 2 grand in the Berenice Casino in Benghazi, it was peanut money. I walked into the Alfa Romeo dealer and paid cash - £600 something for a 2 litre saloon. Drove it away the same afternoon. The garrison thought their sybill had gone bent!

    We'll never see prices like that again.
  6. To be honest I don't think it matters as all servicing & repairs are done at Omega not in shop (other than simple battery change if yours is, mine ain't). Go to Omega's website and click on the UK flag, there are a list of Omega authorised dealers. Word of warning, when I bought mine I was told it needed servicing every two years. Subsequent contact with Omega and they assure me 4-5 years is sufficent which is nice, service comes in at around £125.00
  7. Not reccommended they wanted £175 plus£15 handling charge. Goldsmiths much better at £90.
  8. I bought my Seamaster at They're based in Maidstone & are very good. Call 01622 676 687 & ask for Alex.

  9. Ignore pocoyo. He owns a Timex.

    Why do you want to get your SMT serviced? Are you too poor to buy a new one?

    Seriously though. If it is still under warranty, google a UK servicing agent. If not, any proper old school watchmaker will do it for no more than a nifty.
  10. Sitting here with me Dad's old Seamaster on my wrist - must be from the 60s or 70s, with original link strap.
    He died in '87 and I kept his watch in a box until about a year ago when I decided it was time to flash it up again. Took it to a small, dedicated jewellers who offered me £12 to get it going again or £75 for a full service.
    Being broke at the time, I opted for the former - daily winding up, scratched and cracked facing and original African earth & sweat in the link chain but it has worked like a dream ever since.
    Was in the pub a while ago and a bloke said 'That's a very old Seamaster' whilst flashing me the latest edition on his wrist. Wally. I definitely won in the retro stakes.
    Servicing probably costs more for the latest fancy jobs but I'm pretty sure any good watchsmith will sort you out.
    Ignore Flashy. He owns a Swatch.

  11. I have to admit, I do actually love the older Omegas. What I would give to get my hands on an original Speedmaster Moon watch circa 1960-70 or even one of the rarer Flightmasters.

    I have to make do with a Seamaster Chrono Diver and a Breitling Navitimer for now. :roll: