Omega watches, which was founded in 1848, is one of the world’s oldest, most highly respected, and popular replica watches manufacturers, so it should come as no surprise that the brand is frequently the target of counterfeiters.
Knock-off reproductions vary in quality and detail with some so close in design to the original watches outlet that the case back must be removed and the movement examined in order to verify the watch’s authenticity.
If you are considering purchasing an Omega watches, here is some advice to help spot a possible counterfeit.
Given that Omega replica watches makes some of the finest timepieces in the world, you can rest assured that the firm does not produce watches with misspellings on the dial, case, or movement.
Additionally, any printing on the dial or engravings on the case/case back should be near perfect in execution on an authentic Omega.
If the lines are messy or crooked, then you are likely dealing with a fake watch.
Omega watches outlet are engraved with a seven- or eight-digit serial number that is entirely unique to that specific watch.
Vintage watches replica frequently have the serial number engraved on the inside of the case back, while contemporary Omega models outlet often have it engraved on the outside of the case (more often than not on the bottom of one of the lugs).
Even when a serial number is present, it is worth running the number through a quick Internet search. Many counterfeit Omega models replica use the same serial number for multiple outlet watches, so if the serial number comes up for anything other than the exact watch that you are holding, then it is likely a fake.
If uncertainty remains, open the watch and examine its movement or take it to a watchmaker and have him or her do this.
Omega engraves its movements, and the majority of its vintage models watches feature movements that are plated in copper. All Omega watches movements – new and old alike – are remarkably well finished and possess a certain level of refinement and detail that will not be found on counterfeit timepieces.
While this checklist is a great way to help you spot many fake Omega watches replica, there will still be some counterfeits that are such faithful reproductions that you should have them examined by a professional before purchasing.
Anytime you purchase a watch outlet, it is important to do your research. And, as always, you must trust the seller.
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Paul Altieri is the founder and CEO of the popular pre-owned watch site Bob’s Watches.