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1968 Omega Seamaster De Ville Vintage Mens Cal. 550 Watch, Automatic - Stainless Steel



PRISTINE Merchandise is in “like new” condition. There are no signs of wear or any other visible imperfections.  EXCELLENT Merchandise is in exceptionally good condition with very little wear. Any imperfections are described in detail.  VERY GOOD: Merchandise is in very good condition for its age. Older items may exhibit very light patina and wear relative to the age of the product, and more contemporary items will be just short of “excellent”. GOOD: Merchandise is in good condition and typically will appear mildly to moderately used. There may be some surface scratches and/or other imperfections. Older items may exhibit patina and wear related to their age. Please review the item listing for specific details regarding condition.


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The Seamaster DeVille, showcasing both refinement and high function, was the most important Omega line from a sales perspective in the latter part of the 1960's into the 1970's. It featured a monocoque - or one piece - case which insured water resistance and a slim, elegant profile. Today's offering showcases this Omega Seamaster DeVille in stainless steel with with caliber 550 movement. It is in unusually well-preserved original condition. It is 100% original down to the dial, hands, and winding crown and even the signed Omega crystal. The case is better than near mint showing only light wear. The lug edges are crisp. It looks unlikely that the it has ever been polished. The dial is mint. Our watchmaker has just performed the first servicing the movement has ever had since it left the factory. It looks like it is brand new. When we acquired the watch there was what looked to be an unused vintage band with it. We have installed that to complete the time capsule style.

Accompanying the watch is its original box.


Model: Seamaster DeVille, Ref. 165.020

No: 25,588,168

Functions: Time, Automatic, Sweep Seconds

Dial: Silver, steel hand-riveted faceted baton indexes, luminous hour dots, outer minute track, original, mint condition

Hands: Original, luminous steel  "batons"

Movement type: Cal. 550, copper colored, self-winding, 17 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring

Bracelet: Vintage, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn. Please inquire if you would like a different strap installed.

Width between lugs: 18mm

Crystal type: Armoured hesalite, signed Omega

Box/Papers: BOX - Original box

Return Policy: 7 days from the day it is received

SKU: 21-181210
Accompanied by: Omega
Bracelet/Strap: Genuine Leather
Color: Silver
Watch Movement: Automatic
Country of Origin: Switzerland
Authenticity Details: Omega
Case Dimensions (in mm): 34mm wide (excluding crown), 40mm long lug tip-to-tip
Primary Material: Stainless Steel

Domestic and international shipping is by FedEx. All shipments are fully insured.

Please contact Portero Customer Care Department for a return authorization, and ship back item within 7 days of receipt. Items must be properly packaged in comparable box, and in unworn condition.


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