We get a lot of people asking us about inexpensive vintage Omegas they find on eBay. We're talking watches that are selling for around $300, look like they're brand new, but have a smaller case and thus are proclaimed to be circa the 1950s or 1960s. Today we are here to give you a little tip to utilize when buying a vintage Omega.
Beyond the aged dial, signed crown, case, and dial, there is another way to tell if the watch is 100% original (assuming that is what you're looking for). We won't ruin the surprise, so play the clip below.
Everyone knows Steve McQueen made the Heuer Monaco famous, but was he the first cool guy to strap one on? Nope. Sammy Davis jr. was wearing this watch years before McQueen, and his personal watch is coming up for sale. It comes with an original photo of Sammy wearing the watch while in Vietnam entertaining our troops.... Does this mean we should now be calling it the Sammy Davis Monaco?
How many of you REALLY know what a "Paul Newman" Rolex Daytona is? It's a commonly used term that is misunderstood by many. Antiquorum Auctioneers helps us explain the differences between a Newman and a regular vintage Daytona in a great "Buying Vintage Quick Tip" video.