When talking about rarity in Omegas, everything is relative. A rare Patek will be one of perhaps 5 or 10 examples, a rare Rolex one of a few hundred. A rare Omega is in the thousands – with millions of watches produced over the decades, something that was made in a run of 20 or 30 thousand pieces is relatively uncommon compared to a series of several hundred thousand. So when someone touts his or her particular watch as “rare” don’t expect it to be one of a handful that will never come up again. It’s more likely just an uncommon model that the seller didn’t happen to see on eBay at the time he put up his listing.
I know I have done a lot of reviews on vintage watches here, but you know, these vintage watches are my favorites, many blog readers also asked me a lot of other vintage brand watches that were not reviewed here, but not all of them are produced by the factory, here I recommend you two top quality ones, Daytona Paul Newman and Sea-Dweller Double Red. This one I am going to give a review is a vintage Omega Seamaster, on its dial, there are printings of “Seamaster 120”, actually I do not know the meaning of digit “120”, does it mean that the watch is water resistant to 120 metres? And I have another question, was it produced in 1968?
Whatever, it is a great replica with every detail closely replicated to genuine. The movement is the best, because it adopted a genuine Japanese automatic, which is Miyota 8215. This imported movement has a better accuracy and reliability than other clone automatic movements. This is not a large watch, which only features a 38.5mm case diameter. Black bezel is diver’s style and has white markings. Black dial is protected by plexi crystal face like genuine. The hour markers and hands are all applied with good quality luminescence that could give a long durable lume light at night.
To meet the whole vintage style, the factory uses a suede grey leahter strap for this replica, the outside face of the band gives a hairy feeling, while the inside is smooth leather. Solid case back has an unqie Seamaster logo that is different from modern logo’s appearance. These engravings on back are also very clear and neat. Because of not that large case diameter, this watch could fulfill the wrist size of most men, plus its movement with low repairing rate, the replica watch will be a good choice for every man who wants to find the vintage feel.