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 Watchfinders.co.uk. 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.
    PS
    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: