Dating omega watches serial number
Through an economic crisis in the 1980’s the company merged with another large Swiss conglomerate, ASUAG, makers of Swatch, Longines and Rado, to create a new company ASUAG-SSIH.Eventually this pairing fell on hard times and the company was taken over by a private group and renamed SMH, which still exists today.
Brandt, 23 years old, began by hand assembling watches from parts produced by local craftsmen.In 1936, an Omega watch was awarded 97.8 points at the Kew-Teddington chronometer trials in England setting a world precision record. Omega has been the official timekeeper at over 21 Olympic Games, and has contributed many significant innovations to sports timekeeping over the years.For example, Omega brought the first electronic timekeeping device to the Helsinki Olympic Games in 1952.Data may not be accurate for Limited Edition Speedmasters and Speedmasters with cal. This serial number data item not given in Hartmann’s data but empirically derived from a consensus of users in various internet Omega collector forums.Seems to occur most frequently with Omega Speedmaster Mark II models.