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With The Watch Exchange London, parting with your Omega Seamaster has never been more straightforward. Our service guarantees a swift, same-day payment, ensuring the process of exchanging your timepiece is seamless and hassle-free.

How to sell your Seamaster

1. Complete our form

Complete our form to start the process. We aim to reply within 48 hours.

2. Visit our shop

Bring your watch, with proof of purchase, to our store in Mayfair.

3. Watch inspection

We will inspect your watch and offer a guaranteed fair price.

4. Get paid!

Accept our offer or choose to part-exchange. Get paid within an hour!

Important Features Of A Sellable Omega Seamaster

When considering the sale of an Omega Seamaster, certain features can significantly impact its market value. Firstly, the watch’s condition; a well-maintained watch with minimal wear will fetch a higher price. Original parts and documentation, such as the box and service records, also add value as they authenticate the watch and its history. Limited edition models or those with a notable provenance can also attract premium prices. Finally, the demand for specific models or colour variations can influence how quickly and lucratively a Seamaster sells.

Why Sell Your Seamaster To The Watch Exchange?

If you’re contemplating selling your Omega Seamaster, The Watch Exchange London is here to help. Our expert team, with 15 years of experience, provides a straightforward valuation service, ensuring you receive the best possible offer for your watch. Our extensive industry knowledge backs our confidence in offering competitive prices, and we promise a fair quote within 60 minutes, all without any obligation.

Learn More About The Omega Seamaster

When Was The Omega Seamaster Made?

The Omega Seamaster was first introduced in 1948, marking Omega’s 100th anniversary. It was designed as a robust yet elegant watch for active individuals, inspired by the waterproof wristwatches made for the British military during World War II. The Seamaster quickly gained a reputation for its durability, water resistance, and precision, evolving over the years into one of the most iconic dive watches in the world, with various models designed to suit both professional divers and style-conscious individuals.

What Is The Average Price Of An Omega Seamaster?

The average price of an Omega Seamaster varies significantly based on the model, age, condition, and whether it comes with original packaging and documentation. Entry-level models can start from around £1,500, with more premium or special edition models, such as the Seamaster Planet Ocean or the Seamaster 300, ranging from £4,000 to over £8,000. Vintage pieces and limited editions can command higher prices, especially those with historical significance or rare features.

Do Omega Seamasters Hold Their Value?

Omega Seamaster watches are renowned for their ability to retain value over time. Their enduring popularity, reputation for quality, and significance in the watchmaking world contribute to their stable or appreciating value. Limited edition models, watches with historical significance, or pieces worn by notable figures tend to hold their value best, sometimes even appreciating over time. The Seamaster’s association with the James Bond franchise has also bolstered the desirability and resale value of certain models.

What’s A Seamaster Worth?

The worth of an Omega Seamaster can vary greatly and is influenced by several factors including model, vintage, condition, provenance, and market demand. Basic Seamaster models in good condition might fetch several thousand pounds, while rare or limited edition pieces, especially those with historical significance or in mint condition, can be worth tens of thousands. The exact value of a specific Seamaster can be determined through professional appraisal or by comparing recent sales of similar watches.

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How Many Omega Seamasters Are Made Each Year?

Omega does not publicly disclose the exact production numbers of the Seamaster line, maintaining a level of exclusivity around its manufacturing. However, the Seamaster being one of Omega’s flagship collections, it is produced in significant quantities to meet global demand. The production varies by model, with special editions and limited releases having far fewer units than standard models.

Are Seamaster Watches Hard To Find?

Standard models of the Omega Seamaster are widely available through official retailers and the secondary market. However, certain versions, particularly limited editions, vintage models, or those with specific historical significance, can be hard to find. Their rarity, coupled with high demand, often makes these particular watches more sought after and potentially more challenging to acquire.

How Can You Spot A Fake Omega Seamaster?

To spot a fake Omega Seamaster, examine the quality of the craftsmanship including the finishing, alignment of text and logos, and the quality of materials. Authentic Seamasters have precise, high-quality engravings and logo embossments. The movement, visible through a transparent case back in some models, should be finely finished and feature Omega’s signature. Serial numbers must match Omega’s records. Additionally, fake Seamasters may have incorrect font sizes, poor luminosity, or flawed water resistance capabilities.

When Is The Best Time To Sell My Omega Seamaster?

The best time to sell your Omega Seamaster is typically when demand is high, often influenced by current trends, the release of new models, or significant brand anniversaries. Monitoring the watch market and forums can help you gauge buyer interest. Additionally, selling before a new model release can sometimes yield a better price, as collectors look to complete or update their collections.

How Do You Adjust An Omega Seamaster Watch?

Adjusting an Omega Seamaster watch depends on the specific model and its features. Generally, you can adjust the time and date by pulling out the crown to different positions. The first position (often a gentle pull) might set the date, while a further pull adjusts the time. For models with additional complications, such as a chronograph or GMT function, there may be additional steps. Always refer to the specific model’s manual for precise instructions to avoid damaging the mechanism.

How Do You Set The Time On A Seamaster?

To set the time on an Omega Seamaster, first, pull the crown out to the second position to stop the second hand and adjust the time. Turn the crown until the hands display the correct time. Push the crown back in to resume the second-hand’s movement. If your Seamaster has a screw-down crown, you’ll need to unscrew it before pulling it out. It’s important to ensure the crown is securely fastened after setting the time to preserve its water resistance.

Sell your Seamaster In Four Simple Steps

Sell your watch hassle-free. Fill out our form to sell and get a quick valuation. We offer same-day payments for sellers ensuring a smooth, transparent transaction with no surprises.

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Get to know The Watch Exchange London

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For over 15 years, we have valued and bought some of the biggest names in the watch industry, including Rolex. Our highly skilled team of watch buyers will thoroughly inspect your Rolex watch before making a fair offer. We tend to buy luxury timepieces worth between £500 and £500,000. 

If you accept our offer, we’ll complete the hassle-free payment process in under 60 minutes. We aim to make your watch selling journey as smooth as possible, taking a delicate process and turning it into a favourable one.

  • Family business in Mayfair’s exclusive Burlington Arcade.
  • Experts in valuing Rolex, Cartier, and other leading brands.
  • Bought over 10,000 watches and counting!
  • 15 years of experience in making fair offers and valuations.
  • Trusted by high-profile clients.
  • 100% secure and quick payments.

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We keep our exchange process quick and easy, so you can get an offer as soon as possible.

Expert watch buyers

With over 15 years of experience, we’ve bought over 10,000 watches and counting!

Experienced valuations

Our team is highly qualified and experienced. The price we offer you is fair and based on a full inspection.

Same-day payment

Accept our offer or part-exchange. We’ll send payment to your bank in less than 60 minutes.

Value your watch at our shop in Burlington Arcade, London

Our watch shop is located at 23 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London, W1J 0PR. We’re open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and take hourly appointments from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on these days.

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