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What do I need to look for when buying a pre-owned Omega watch?

Our Watch Technician Performing an Omega Watch Service

When it comes to luxury watches, Omega is a brand that immediately comes to mind.

Founded in 1848, Omega has been producing some of the world’s finest timepieces for over 170 years.

If you’re in the market for a pre-owned Omega watch, there are certain things you need to look for in order to ensure you’re getting a quality product. In this post, we’ll outline the three most important things to keep an eye out for when buying a used Omega watch.

So without further ado, let’s get started

Find an Omega watch with as much provenance as possible.

This will also help maintain its resale value. If this isn’t possible, then make sure you purchase your Omega watch from a trustworthy, honest and reliable watch retailer such as Charles Martin Watch Company.

Check the watches authenticity

Each Omega watch has a 7 or 8 digit serial number engraved on the case back at the time it is manufactured. It is vital therefore to cross-check this serial number for authenticity.

Check the service history of your Omega watch.

Ideally, they should be serviced at least every 5 years. You may therefore need a specialist Omega Watch Service such as Charles Martin. If you use a postal service then make sure they offer sufficient insurance to cover the value of your Omega watch. Charles Martin postal service has insurance up to £20,000

Want to find out more?

There are more things to consider when buying an Omega watch so it is always best to speak to an expert for guidance.