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Speedmaster Racing: Omega's Motorsport Chronograph

The Omega Speedmaster Racing combines the classic Speedmaster design with motorsport-inspired details. Current timepieces boast the manufacturer's state-of-the-art Co-Axial calibers, and top models come in 18-karat Sedna gold.

This page contains information about:

  • A Chronograph for the Racetrack
  • Prices: Speedmaster Racing
  • Purchasing a Speedmaster Racing
  • Prices: Speedmaster Racing Reduced
  • 40-mm Racing Models
  • 42-mm Speedmaster Racing Watches
  • Magnetic Resistance to 15,000 Gauss
  • Racing Models With Gold Components

A Sports Chronograph With a Racing Dial

Omega originally introduced the Speedmaster as a racing chronograph in 1957. It spent twelve years as a reliable timepiece for motorsport enthusiasts until 1969, when Bull Aldrin wore a Speedmaster on the Moon. From then on, it would be known as the "Moonwatch." Since it debuted at nearly the same time, the Speedmaster MK II and its racing dial have always remained in the shadow of watchmaking's crowning achievement. Racing models stand out with their improved readability thanks to the "racing" minute track, which Omega modeled after the checkered flag used at motor races.

(Video) Omega Speedmaster Racing Co-Axial Master Chronometer 329.33.44.51.04.001 Luxury Watch Review

Today, the Omega Speedmaster Racing is available in several sizes and with various dial colors. The smallest versions belong to the now-retired Reduced series and measure 39 mm in diameter. Omega also produced slightly larger 40-mm editions until 2017. The 42-mm models feature the classic Professional Moonwatch case. As of early 2021, Omega only offers Racing watches with a 44.25-mm case and a Co-Axial caliber with Master Chronometer certification from the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS). METAS only grants this distinction to timepieces that are resistant to magnetic fields up to 15,000 gauss. Most Racing chronographs come in stainless steel and have a black, green, or white dial. The collection's top model is made of 18-karat Sedna gold and features a blue dial.

You'll find a wide variety of Racing watches with different calibers on the pre-owned market. Their movements range from the classic manual caliber 1861 and the 3220 with a chronograph module all the way to the modern Co-Axial Master Chronometer caliber 9900. Rare "neo-vintage" models are especially popular among collectors, with timepieces like the Speedmaster Racing Professional Tintin demanding five-figure prices.

Prices at a Glance: Speedmaster Racing

Reference number Price (approx.) Diameter, caliber, winding mechanism
3510.12 2,700 USD 39 mm, 3220, automatic
326.32.40.50.06.001 3,800 USD 40 mm, 3330, automatic
3518.50.00 4,900 USD 39 mm, 3220, automatic
3506.61.00 4,200 USD 42 mm, 3301, automatic
329.30.44.51.06.001 7,300 USD 44.25 mm, 9900, automatic
329.30.44.51.01.002 7,300 USD 44.25 mm, 9900, automatic
311.30.42.30.01.004 11,000 USD 42 mm, 1861, manual
329.53.44.51.03.001 20,500 USD 44.25 mm, 9901, automatic

How much does an Omega Speedmaster Racing cost?

Prices for Speedmaster Racing watches are as varied as the collection itself. They begin around 2,400 USD for a Reduced model with a blue or green dial. Professional editions cost just shy of 5,000 USD. A chronograph with a Co-Axial Master Chronometer caliber from the 9900 series will set you back between 7,200 and 21,000 USD. The Tintin with a Professional case is especially rare and demands anywhere from 10,000 to 15,500 USD.

(Video) Omega Speedmaster Racing Chronograph 326.32.40.50.04.001 Omega Watch Review

Prices for the Speedmaster Racing Reduced

Omega produced Speedmaster Racing Reduced models between 1996 and 2000. The first version was the ref. 3510.61 in honor of German Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher. This timepiece has a red dial with a white minute track around its outer edge. Splashes of orange also appear on the chronograph seconds hand and the hands for the subdials at 6 and 9 o'clock. The small seconds hand at 3 o'clock is white.

The automatic caliber 1143 powers this timepiece. This movement is based on the ETA 2892-A2 and features an additional chronograph module from Dubois Dépraz. It also has a 42-hour power reserve. Omega pairs the watch with a stainless steel bracelet. Be prepared to spend around 3,300 USD for a mint-condition model or 2,200 USD for a used version.

The references 3510.12 and 3510.81 use the same technology but have a yellow and blue dial, respectively. Both feature red subdial hands at 6 and 9 o'clock. Prices depend on the watch's condition and fall between 2,300 and 3,100 USD. If you're looking for something with less bold colors, you may prefer the ref. 3518.50. This model combines a black dial with a red and orange minute track. The word "Racing" also appears inscribed above the subdial at 6 o'clock. Inside the case, you'll find the automatic caliber 3220 with a 40-hour power reserve. This movement is a modified version of the ETA 2890-A2 (no date) and, like the 1143, has a module from Dubois Dépraz. You can purchase a used watch on Chrono24 for roughly 4,200 USD.

40-mm Racing Models

Several years ago, Omega released 14 Speedmaster Racing models with 40-mm cases. They have since discontinued the series. These watches have a much more modern look than the Reduced editions. In addition to a slightly larger case, they boast sapphire crystal and the automatic Omega Co-Axial chronograph caliber 3330. This movement features a silicon balance spring and comes with chronometer certification from the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC). It also comes with a date display at 6 o'clock and a 52-hour power reserve.

Like the other Racing models, there are plenty of colors to choose from. For example, you will find red, gray, black, white, silver, and blue dials with black, white, or silver "Clous de Paris" subdials. You also have to decide whether you want a stainless steel bracelet or a rubber strap. The ref. 326.30.40.50.01.002 is an especially classic version with a stainless steel bracelet. It has a black dial and silver subdials. This watch requires an investment of about 3,300 USD regardless of its condition.

Those looking for a sportier version of the Speedmaster Racing should enjoy the ref. 326.32.40.50.06.001. This watch pairs a gray dial with black subdials. Its chronograph seconds hand and subdial hands at 3, 6, and 9 o'clock are all bright yellow. You'll find other yellow elements on the minute track, tachymeter scale, and black rubber strap. The "Speedmaster" inscription also appears on the strap. Prices for a never-worn timepiece come in around 3,900 USD. At roughly 3,000 USD, pre-owned watches are significantly more affordable.

The dial of the ref. 326.30.40.50.04.001 features the same yellow accents but combines a white background with black subdials. It also replaces the rubber strap with a stainless steel bracelet. You can call this model your own for between 3,000 and 3,600 USD.

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The Speedmaster Racing With a 42-mm Case

The Racing references 311.30.42.30.01.004 and 3506.61.00 have the same 42-mm Professional case as the Moonwatch. The former goes by the nickname "Tintin" – a reference to the beloved Belgian cartoon "The Adventures of Tintin." The watch's minute track has the same red and white checkered pattern as the rocket that Tintin takes to the Moon. Produced between 2013 and 2015, this model features the manual caliber 1861. This movement is based on the famous Lemania 1873. Like the Moonwatch, the Tintin features Hesalite crystal and is water-resistant to 50 m (5 bar, 164 ft). It also shares its five-piece link stainless steel bracelet with the standard-edition Speedmaster Professional. However, due to its limited production numbers, the ref. 311.30.42.30.01.004 demands prices upwards of 11,000 USD.

The 3506.61.00 is a Professional model from the Legend series. Introduced in 2005, it pays tribute to Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher. This watch catches the eye with its bold red dial, three black subdials, and silver indices. Omega outfitted this model with the automatic caliber 3301, which is a modified Frédéric Piguet 1285. In addition to its time and chronograph displays, the movement has a date display at 6 o'clock. The final timepiece comes on the standard Moonwatch bracelet and demands about 4,200 USD new.

Magnetic Resistance to 15,000 Gauss

At Baselworld 2017, Omega launched an all-new Speedmaster Racing collection. These timepieces are larger and heavier and boast the latest caliber technology. Each measures 44.25 mm in diameter and features sapphire crystal on the front and back. Omega equips these models with calibers from the 9000 series, which are anti-magnetic to 15,000 gauss thanks to their silicon components. In terms of the dial color, you can choose from black, white, gray, or silver sunburst. The manufacturer also offers a Sedna gold edition with a blue sunburst dial. Every watch is water-resistant to 50 m (5 bar, 164 ft), and the different references are available on a leather strap or stainless steel bracelet.

current models only have two subdials. Omega achieves this by placing the chronograph minutes and seconds on the same subdial at 3 o'clock, thus improving overall readability.

One of the flashier versions is the ref. 329.32.44.51.01.001. This watch features numerous orange accents, including rectangular hour indices on the racing scale around the dial's outer edge. You can find other orange details on the hands, tachymeter scale, and leather strap. The final result is an especially sporty-looking timepiece.

Its caliber, the 9900, features a co-axial escapement and is a certified Master Chronometer. It also comes with a 60-hour power reserve. If you're interested in this model, be prepared to spend between 6,300 and 7,200 USD.

The Speedmaster Racing ref. 329.30.44.51.01.001 is slightly more reserved. It has a black dial and bezel with white accents. Omega mounts its case on a standard five-piece link Speedmaster stainless steel bracelet with mostly brushed finishes. Only its narrow middle links are polished. A never-worn timepiece will set you back roughly 7,400 USD. You can save approximately 1,200 USD by purchasing a used watch instead.

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Racing Models With Gold Components

If you're on the market for an especially exclusive Speedmaster Racing model, the ref. 329.53.44.51.03.001 might be just what you're looking for. It combines a Sedna gold case with a dark blue dial, bezel, and leather strap. Its hands and indices are also rose gold. On Chrono24, this timepiece changes hands for around 21,000 USD in mint condition and 18,000 USD pre-owned. Omega lists the same watch for 26,900 USD.

The ref. 329.23.44.51.06.001 only features gold on its bezel, tachymeter scale, indices, and hands. Its case, on the other hand, is stainless steel. It is also the only version to have a gray dial, bezel, and strap. A new watch will set you back about 9,300 USD on Chrono24. You can purchase a used edition for around 7,400 USD. At 11,750 USD, its official list price is significantly higher.

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FAQs

Whats a good price for an Omega Speedmaster? ›

The average price of an Omega watch is between $5,200 to $7,150 MSRP. This range includes stainless steel references for the Seamaster 300m, Planet Ocean, Aqua Terra, and Speedmaster Professional. Overall the cost of all Omega watches range between $2,000 up to $60,000+.

How thick is the Omega Speedmaster Racing? ›

The Omega Speedmaster Racing Co-Axial Chronograph is encased in stainless steel surrounding a white dial with 3 black sub-dials on a black and yellow rubber strap. Functions include chronograph, small seconds, tachymeter, and date. The watch measures 40mm in diameter, 15.3mm in case thickness, and 46mm from lug-to-lug.

What is an Omega Speedmaster reduced? ›

reduced. The Reduced has a 38mm wide case. The real story isn't in the case diameter. It's the reduction down to 44mm lug to lug. This makes the Speedmaster Reduced more wearable for a variety of medium to small wrist sizes.

Is Omega Speedmaster Racing discontinued? ›

40-mm Racing Models. Several years ago, Omega released 14 Speedmaster Racing models with 40-mm cases. They have since discontinued the series.

Is there a waiting list for Omega Speedmaster? ›

There is no waiting list strategy at Omega,” Raynald Aeschlimann, its president and chief executive, said, adding that the brand had lists for about 10 references. “These lists are due to the incredible success of our iconic watches.

Is it worth buying a Speedmaster? ›

Conclusion. Overall, the Speedmaster is a testament to Omega as a company as well as their dedication to making beautiful, functional timepieces. Put it next to a similar watch from Breitling, Rolex, or Tag Heuer and we're confident that you'll agree, in a great many cases, it's worth it.

Is Speedmaster Racing a good watch? ›

The Omega Speedmaster Racing Master Chronometer, may not have been on the moon, but it is nevertheless a thoroughly convincing watch: its sporty yet elegant design offers excitement without being polarizing; its components are of high quality without unduly raising the price; and its movement's technology can be ...

Can I swim with my Omega Speedmaster? ›

Though it may be clear that the Speedmaster is not suitable for diving purposes, what is often not so clear is that you can indeed take your new Speedmaster for a swim. Even the Speedmaster Professional “Moonwatch”, with a water resistance of 50 meters, can be used in the water.

How do you use Omega Speedmaster Racing? ›

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How long will a Speedmaster last? ›

How Often Should a Speedmaster Be Wound? The Omega Speedmaster has a power reserve of between 48 and 52 hours, depending on the caliber. The Speedmaster only needs winding when the watch is almost out of power.

What is the difference between Omega Speedmaster and professional? ›

In the comparison pictures in this article, you can find the Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch on a NATO strap and the Speedmaster Reduced on a stainless steel bracelet. The most obvious differences are, of course, the size of the watch and the “Professional” printing that can only be found on the Moonwatch.

What is the smallest Speedmaster? ›

Sporting a case that is 39mm in diameter, the aptly named 'Reduced' is noticeably smaller than the 42mm size of the Speedmaster Professional watches. It is also more compact than the 41.5mm size of the Co-Axial Speedmaster '57 model and the 44.25mm size of the Speedmaster Racing edition.

Are any Speedmasters automatic? ›

This was the first Speedmaster that combined an automatic movement with a Moonwatch case. OMEGA only produced the watch for two years.

Is moonwatch back in stock? ›

Swiss watch manufacturer Omega has announced the discontinuation of the Speedmaster Moonwatch on January 5, 2021. We are talking about two specific references here. Why the current Moonwatch models have been taken out of production and whether there will be successors to the references 311.30. 42.30.

Will the moonwatch be sold online? ›

Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek has now confirmed that the watch will not be sold online, telling Fratello “There's no emotion in online buying.”

What is the Holy Grail of watches? ›

It likely comes from a traditional and respected Swiss manufacturer, often from the so-called holy trinity of watchmaking, i.e., three brands considered the absolute epitome of elite horology: Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, and Audemars Piguet.

Which is better Omega or Zenith? ›

So, Which watch is more accurate an Omega or a Zenith watch? The answer is manifold. Omega manufactures more precise watches (for telling time) while Zenith produces more accurate chronographs (stopwatches used for measuring time) known as the El Primero.

How long is the Rolex waiting list? ›

Waiting times for different Rolex models
ModelDuration*
GMT-Master IIOver 5 years, occasionally much longer
Milgauss6 to 12 months
Oyster Perpetual6 to 12 months
Sky-DwellerOver 3 years
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How legit is Chrono24? ›

Our promise: Every new and used watch on Chrono24 is authentic. Our dealers are required to inspect each watch's authenticity and may only list original timepieces. However, should issues arise, you have 14 days upon delivery of your order to contact our support team and get your money back.

What wearing an Omega says about you? ›

Omega watches can often signify extravagant taste on the part of the wearer. They say, 'I'm successful, so why shouldn't I show off what I've got? ' Again, the image that is put across by the person wearing this watch depends partially upon his attitude.

Do Omega Seamasters hold their value? ›

Omega's most popular models are the Speedmaster and Seamaster. This results in the fact that these two models also hold their value best on the secondhand market as the demand for them is quite high.

Is Omega a good investment? ›

An Omega watch can prove to be a great investment. If you look at some vintage Speedmasters, you can see that they have increased in value by several hundred percents.

Is Omega 3330 an in house movement? ›

The movement that beats behind the caseback is the Omega Calibre 3330, it is based on the ETA/Valjoux, so it is not an in-house movement, but Omega has made serious changes to it, like the addition of a column wheel and a co-axial escapement.

How does co-axial escapement work? ›

How Does It Work? The Co-axial escapement operates through a system of three pallets that's separates the locking feature from the impulse. This is done via a pushing action, instead of the sliding action as seen in the traditional Swiss lever escapement. The automatically results in better mechanical efficiency.

How do I clean my Omega Speedmaster? ›

Get a small toothbrush, travel brushes work well, some hot soapy water and gently scrub the watch. Don't press too hard, gently brush the watch to clean around any parts that may be difficult to reach with a cloth. Once you're done, dry with a soft, clean cloth.

How do you wind a Speedmaster? ›

How to wind and operate (vintage) Omega Speedmaster moonwatch

How accurate is the Omega Speedmaster Professional? ›

Accuracy on pre-owned and vintage Speedmaster watches. With the new Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Master Chronometer, accuracy is not really an issue. With the certification by METAS, the watch has an average daily deviation of +5/0 seconds.

Can you leave chronograph running? ›

If you want to leave your chronograph running, then, by all means, do so. Just like a car, a chronograph is like an engine. So the more moving parts are activated, and the more frequently they are activated, the more wear and tear it will have on the movement.

How can I tell if my vintage Omega watch is real? ›

The omega serial number is a 7 or 8 digit number engraved on the case back of the watch during its production. All Omega watches are stamped with the seven or eight digit serial number. Simply run a cross-referencing search on the serial number displayed on the watch in question. If it does not match, it is a fake.

What are the subdials on a Speedmaster? ›

On the face of the classic Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch, you'll find three sub-dials. The first, situated at 3 o'clock is a thirty minute scale. The second, at 6 o'clock, is a twelve-hour counter. The last, over at 9 o'clock, is a running seconds indicator.

Can you Overwind a Speedmaster? ›

If you have an automatic watch, it's not possible to overwind it. If the watch has full power, the rotor inside the timepiece will simply stop spinning. Automatic watches are designed to stop powering the mainspring when it can't be wound anymore. It's not possible to over-wind an automatic timepiece.

How often should an OMEGA watch be serviced? ›

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I GET MY OMEGA WATCH SERVICED? OMEGA state that dependant on the use and environment in which the watch is worn, depends on the service frequency. OMEGA recommend that a complete service should be carried out every 5 to 8 years and advise that the water resistance checked every year.

How many Speedmasters are there? ›

If we do not consider the Speedmaster Professional (145.012/145.022) as a Mark I, there are 4 official Speedmaster Mark Series. The first one was the Mark II (introduced in 1969), followed by the Mark III, Mark IV and Mark V.

Why is the Speedmaster so popular? ›

The reason that Omega Speedmaster turns out to be one of the most collectible watches cannot leave apart his relationship with Astronaut. Omega and NASA have always cooperation relationship, they launch new watch models together, and astronauts once wore an Omega watch to the moon, and that model was Speedmaster.

Which Moonwatch is the most popular? ›

The MoonSwatch Mission to Neptune is by far the most in demand MoonSwatch, selling for between $1,700 USD and $2,000 USD on secondary market websites such as StockX and eBay. That is 4 to 5 times the premium price of many of the other MoonSwatch models and almost 8 times the retail price.

Does NASA still use Omega Speedmaster? ›

The Speedmaster Professional remains one of several watches qualified by NASA for spaceflight and is still the only one so qualified for EVA. The Speedmaster line also includes other models, including analog-digital and automatic mechanical watches.

What watch did Neil Armstrong wear on the Moon? ›

THE MOONWATCH

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the lunar surface in 1969, this Speedmaster model became the first watch ever worn on the moon. In fact, it has since become the watch that has served on the most lunar missions.

What watch do NASA astronauts wear? ›

Omega has always been the official watch of NASA,” says Levasseur. “That is particularly true when it comes to spacewalking. No other watch has ever been flight-qualified by NASA.” Astronauts eventually asked Omega for a digital display; the watches they were using were battery-less, and had to be wound by hand.

How much is a 1969 Omega Speedmaster worth? ›

Omega Speedmaster 1969 Straight Writing Moonwatch 861 cal Manual for $7,729 for sale from a Trusted Seller on Chrono24.

How much did an Omega Speedmaster cost in 1969? ›

Back in 1964, this model priced in 1969 at the equivalent of around $1,100 today, adjusted for inflation. Now, the reference 105.012 sells for up to $13,500. In a news release today, Chrono24 highlights a number of vintage Speedmasters that are seeing strong demand and rising prices.

Does Omega Speedmaster have a battery? ›

An Omega watch is comprised of hundreds of moving parts, all working together to ensure it performs to its optimum level time-after-time and at the heart of this is the battery, which is key when it comes to accurate time-keeping, but not replacing this watch battery at the right time could prove to be incredibly ...

Is MoonSwatch limited edition? ›

It wasn't even a limited edition. Instead, it was a $260 mash-up of Omega's Speedmaster Professional design, known as the Moonwatch for its role in NASA's Apollo space program and retailing for $6,400, and Swatch's colorful bioceramic, a proprietary mix of ceramic and what the brand calls bio-sourced plastic.

Is the MoonSwatch sold out? ›

That was, until Omega announced that it would be rolling out an 11-part collaboration with Swatch. The Omega x Swatch BIOCERAMIC MoonSwatch collection landed on March 26 in stores and, as expected, sold out everywhere.

Is Omega Speedmaster Racing discontinued? ›

40-mm Racing Models. Several years ago, Omega released 14 Speedmaster Racing models with 40-mm cases. They have since discontinued the series.

Is MoonSwatch worth? ›

While the MoonSwatch has yet to rival the most popular sneaker and apparel collaborations, it is definitely proven itself to be one of the most valuable and profitable releases in 2022.

What happened to the MoonSwatch? ›

The watch world was taken by storm on 21 March 2022, when images of a collaboration between Omega and Swatch were leaked to an unsuspecting world. GQ UK may not have been the first to talk about this collaboration but the world surely paid attention when Hodinkee published an article about it on the 23rd.

Will they make more MoonSwatch? ›

The only good news is that the brand is ramping up production, expanding locations — and a fleet of MoonSwatch cars will tour European cities this summer as mobile popups. According to a Swatch spokesperson, "our stores are actually receiving replenishment on a regular basis."

Which is the most valuable MoonSwatch? ›

The MoonSwatch Mission to Neptune is by far the most in demand MoonSwatch, selling for between $1,700 USD and $2,000 USD on secondary market websites such as StockX and eBay. That is 4 to 5 times the premium price of many of the other MoonSwatch models and almost 8 times the retail price.

What is the value for Omega? ›

Ω = 0.567143290409783872999968662210... (sequence A030178 in the OEIS).

Are Omega watches going up in value? ›

It's important to note that not just any reference of these Omega models is expected to increase in value. Often, it is limited and special editions that are most in-demand. That being said, it's definitely not a given that all limited-edition Omega Speedmasters and Seamasters will go up in price.

Are Omega watches worth the money? ›

Conclusion: Though several well-known luxury watch brands are out there, Omegas are always especially desirable for their aesthetic designs, technological innovation, and quality manufacturing. Because they are always in such high demand, these timepieces are typically considered to be quite sound investments.

Will MoonSwatch be limited? ›

While these are definitely special, they aren't part of a limited edition, so you should indeed be able to get your hands on one. Only available in selected Swatch stores.

Is Swatch MoonSwatch limited edition? ›

“The Bioceramic MoonSwatch Collection is not available for the time being for purchase online. We remind you that it is not a limited-edition and will soon be available again in selected Swatch stores.”

Is MoonSwatch a good investment? ›

While the MoonSwatch has yet to rival the most popular sneaker and apparel collaborations, it is definitely proven itself to be one of the most valuable and profitable releases in 2022.

Is omega more than infinity? ›

What number occurs after all the other numbers? Well, infinity, of course. , the Greek letter omega, to be the number just after all of the counting numbers 1. This clearly has to be infinity!

Is omega the last letter? ›

Omega (uppercase Ω, lowercase ω) is the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet. In the Greek numeric system, it has a value of 800. Pronounced [ɔ:] or 'aw' as in 'raw'.

What does omega mean investing? ›

Omega is a measure of options pricing, similar to the option Greeks that measure various characteristics of the option itself. Omega measures the percentage change in an option's value with respect to the percentage change in the underlying price. In this way, it measures the leverage of an options position.

What wearing an Omega says about you? ›

Omega watches can often signify extravagant taste on the part of the wearer. They say, 'I'm successful, so why shouldn't I show off what I've got? ' Again, the image that is put across by the person wearing this watch depends partially upon his attitude.

Which Omega has the best resale value? ›

Omega's most popular models are the Speedmaster and Seamaster. This results in the fact that these two models also hold their value best on the secondhand market as the demand for them is quite high.

Are Omega movements better than Rolex? ›

So, when it comes to accuracy, which is better Omega or Rolex? In terms of overall accuracy, Omega wins, since they not only make mechanical watches but also quite a few quartz watches. Quartz watches, as we all know, are more accurate than their mechanical counterparts.

Which is better Seiko or Omega? ›

Omega has a distinct edge because of its long history and the reputation it has built during that time. The Grand Seiko timepieces are great reflections of superior Japanese watchmaking but lack the cache and luxury brand recognition that Omega enjoys.

Does Rolex own Omega? ›

History. Omega was originally founded by Louis Brandt in 1848 and was officially renamed OMEGA in 1894. The company's headquarters are located in Bienne, Switzerland and are now owned by the Swatch Group. In contrast, Rolex is a privately owned business that was established several years later in London, England.

How often should an Omega watch be serviced? ›

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I GET MY OMEGA WATCH SERVICED? OMEGA state that dependant on the use and environment in which the watch is worn, depends on the service frequency. OMEGA recommend that a complete service should be carried out every 5 to 8 years and advise that the water resistance checked every year.

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