1962 Omega Seamaster Classic Automatic steel Wristwatch Model 14762 with rarer onyx batons

Product Code: AWCOM9973

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This Watch

We have here a stunning all original Omega Seamaster model 14762 from 1962.  
It's a real transitional piece between the late 1950s and early 1960s design.  It has an original silvered dial with age and patina slightly rarer dial onyx baton inserts and sword style hands, as a nice nod to the 1950s.

The 34mm, stainless steel, slighty beef lugged screw-back case houses the automatic Omega caliber 562, fully serviced by us and running strongly.  We've paired this watch on a simple black croco grain leather strap to complement the ageing of the dial but it looks good on anything!


Extra Points

Founded by Louis Brandt in 1848, Omega started out as La Generale Watch Co., an unassuming, but international business.   It wasn't until 1885, when the company had been taken over by Louis' sons, that the first mass-produced caliber, the Labrador, was released.  By 1903, the company had renamed itself Omega and only two years later were they the official timekeepers at many sporting events across Switzerland.  Omega stepped onto an international stage in 1932 as the official timekeepers at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the first of over 20 Olympic Games. Omega were one of the 12 companies, now known as the Dirty Dozen, commissioned to produce watches for the British Military during the Second World War.  One of Omega's most iconic watches, the Seamaster, was introduced in 1948 to celebrate their 100th anniversary.  Over 70 years later, it is still one of Omega's best selling watches.  Omega made headlines in 1962 when Wally Schirra wore the Speedmaster as part of NASA's first crewed spaceflight programme, making the Speedmaster the first watch to enter space.  It was only a few years before the Speedmaster became the official chronograph for the American space missions and was worn by Buzz Aldrin as well as the Apollo 13 crew.  Omega are still involved with NASA and have been instrumental in creating vital pieces of equipment for space exploration.

The watch comes fully serviced by our on-site workshop and with our 12 months, non-waterproof service cover.


What we think

About as good a vintage, pre-owned Omega as you will find.  Perfect for the vintage watch newbie and a must have in every collection!  A simple classic start up collection piece with one of Omega's most reliable calibers omega produced - A real workhorse in a solid steel screw-back case. Hippocampus and all!

Spec Stuff

Serial : 1905****
Reference : 14762
Movement : Automatic Omega Cal. 562
Age : 1961/1970
Specific Age : 1962
Case Size : 34mm
Case Thickness : 11mm
Lug to Lug : 40mm
Lugs :
Condition :
Box & Papers :
Case Material :
 Stainless Steel
Warranty :
 12-Months NON-Waterproof Warranty

1962 Omega Seamaster Classic Automatic steel Wristwatch Model 14762 with rarer onyx batons