Dating omega watches by serial number
This means that you will have to open the case back to find the watch’s serial number.
The serial number is normally located somewhere on the case back on the watch – often laser-etched.
Another way that people use their serial number is to figure out how old the watch is.
Normally, you look at the certificate to see when the watch was purchased, but most older watches tend to lose their certificates over time for obvious reasons, and so the serial number may thus the serial number is the only real way to identify when the watch was made.
Sometimes, the serial number is so small that you will have to look carefully to find it.
If you have an older Omega, it may have the serial number on the inside of the watch.