In fact, it is easy to identify the replica Omega Seamaster with gray dial from the authentic one. From a small part of the movement, you will easily distinguish the imitation. It is the silicone balance wheel of the calibre 8500.
The copy Omega with steel case in the market always been equipped with calibre Miyota8215 or 9015 which have been added with splint to imitate the appearance of calibre 8500. However, no matter how the appearance is similar, the silicon rotor couldn’t be imitated. Even if it can be imitated, the factories will not do that due to the high cost.
Silicon material, black, fine-tuned and Omega LOGO and Si14 marks printed on the balance wheel, all of which are unique to the movements of Omega. Regardless of the middle and low end, the balance is made of alloy. Most of them are golden. In addition, the size is different too. Another obvious difference is that the balance wheel of calibre 8500 is at 6 o’clock position while others are at 5 o’clock position.
The famous auction house Phillips has cooperated with Bacs＆Russo, announcing that there will be an auction for luxury wristwatches held in USA on Dec.5. This is the second time that Phillips cooperated with Bacs＆Russo to hold the auction. Last time the auction they held had broken the record. There will be 120 precious works appearing on the auction including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Cartier, IWC and so on. Here let’s have a look at the antique fake Omega Speedmaster in advance.
The Omega copy watch with black dial is long-standing and very rare which has also been assembled with a tachymeter and the estimated value is 120,000 dollars to 240,000 dollars. In fact, in the watchmaking field, Speedmaster is very popular with its legendary history with the moon landing project.
The first Speedmaster was released in 1957 and the modern Speedmaster has close relationship with the original model. The first generation Speedmaster2915 has been considered to be the most worthy of the collection. This model launched in 1958 has still preserved the excellent work condition.