1963 Omega Seamaster Sharp Slim De Ville Date Model 135.020 with Original Omega Buckle

Product Code: AWCOM9271

Availability:Out of stock

This Watch

Here we have a beautiful Omega Seamaster De Ville from 1963. An excellent example of a tried and tested favourite from the 1960s.  We are very excited by the original satin silver dial - it is so crisp with minimal signs of aging!  The sleek, chrome, stick hour markers and stick hour, minute and central seconds hands are so evocative of 1960s design.  The quick date window sits at 3 o'clock and the dial is signed with the Omega logo and 'Omega' at 12 o'clock and 'Seamaster, De Ville' at 6 o'clock.

The Seamaster de Ville is one of our favourite classic 1960's vintage watches and one of our top classic vintage Omega sellers.  Powered by the reliable Omega calibre 610 mechanical manual wind movement, fully serviced by us and running strongly, and is encased in a 34.5mm monocoque front loading case, its timeless design looks as good today as it would have in 1963.  We've paired the watch on a plain black leather strap with its original Omega buckle.  We can supply the original strap, but it is no longer fit for purpose.


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.  Omega's reputation continued to soar in the 1990s with Omega Seamaster worn by Pierce Brosnan as James Bond.  As well as post-1995 James Bonds, Omega has been worn by the likes of Elvis Presley, John F. Kennedy, Prince William, Rory McIlroy, Ringo Starr, Michael Phelps, Cindy Crawford and George Clooney.

This watch comes fully serviced by our on-site workshop and with a 12 month, non-waterproof service cover.

What we think

If you're looking for an affordable, attractive and reliable vintage watch, you'd be pushed to find a better example.  It is the perfect watch for the vintage watch newbie and a must have for every collector!


Spec Stuff

Serial : 2051****
Reference : 135.020
Movement :  Cal 610, 17 Jewels
Age : 1960/1969
Specific Age : 1963
Case Size : 34.5mm
Case Thickness : 12mm
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Case Material :
 Stainless Steel
Service History :
 12-Months NON-Waterproof service cover

1963 Omega Seamaster Sharp Slim De Ville Date Model 135.020 with Original Omega Buckle