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Discover the timeless elegance of the Omega Seamaster 166.010, a perfect blend of elegance and functionality and a vintage Omega watch that is generally contributed by the legendary designer Gerald Genta. This exceptional timepiece belongs to the prestigious Omega Seamaster line, which has been synonymous with precision, durability, and style since its inception in 1948. The history makes the vintage Omega Seamaster 166.010 an ideal addition to any watch collection.
The Omega Seamaster 166.010 features a versatile 35mm case, long lugs, and a wide-set bezel that create a balanced presence on the wrist. Its self-winding movement is also adjusted to a Chronometer rating. Note that most vintage Seamaster watches does not have a Chronometer grade movement. The high level movement ensures practicality for everyday wear, while the legible dial with a neatly framed date window caters to your timekeeping needs. Another rare to find is the pair with the comfortable "beads-of-rice" steel bracelet from Omega and gently domed crystal enhance the vintage appeal of this exceptional timepiece.
As a testament to Gerald Genta's design mastery, the Omega Seamaster 166.010 boasts subtle elegance and harmonious proportions. Its refined details, including the onyx inlaid indices and dauphine hands, reflect the sophisticated design language that Genta is known for.
Overall, this particular Omeaga Seamaster 166.010 example is in good condition and will make a great entry point to the vintage Omega watches world. The case is in mirror surface with some light usage marks from its history. There are a watch maker mark on the back of the case. The dial have developed into a nice patina in a light champagne color, some minor aging can be found on the dial. The handset and the crown appear to be original, however the onyx inlaid hands have developed aging with onyx inlaid left out from the hands. Minor dial aging can be found between nine and ten and between one and two. The watch is in running condition, however the date advancing function is not working at this time. The bracelet has some stretch between the links, but this is common with this type of bracelet from the same era and is find for daily usage.
Model: Seamaster 166.010
Era: Early 1970s
Case Diameter: 35.5 mm
Lug Width: 18 mm
Case Condition: Unpolished mirror finished case with minor usage mark
Dial Condition: Developed a nice patina in a light champagne color, some minor aging can be found on the dial.
Movement: Automatic Cal.564. Running well at (+7s a day) Date quick set function not working at this time.