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Hi one and all,

I'm looking into getting a birth year watch (1975).
Wanting an Omega and currently looking at a Geneve or possibly a Seamaster. Although if the right watch came up, I would consider other makes.
I'm just wondering if anyone can recommend a UK (or trusted international) seller ?
Had a look on the likes of Chrono24, but wondering where else I could try as a lot of them seem to be non UK sellers.

Any help would be much appreciated.
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nburgess wrote:Hi one and all,

I'm looking into getting a birth year watch (1975).
Wanting an Omega and currently looking at a Geneve or possibly a Seamaster. Although if the right watch came up, I would consider other makes.
I'm just wondering if anyone can recommend a UK (or trusted international) seller ?
Had a look on the likes of Chrono24, but wondering where else I could try as a lot of them seem to be non UK sellers.

Any help would be much appreciated.
I was also looking for a birth year watch, albeit much older than yours!
There is a guy called Kabaclyde on Reddit and Instagram who always has a good range of vintage Omegas for sale. Give him a try

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I recalled seeing a website called Birth Year Watches in the past, and a quick google and my memory serves me well. They are based in England. They also have a very good Trustpilot rating.

Maybe worth a look?

https://www.birthyearwatches.com/
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Many thanks Gents.
I did actually have a quick look at birthyearwatches.com a little earlier, and although they had nothing which both took my fancy and was within my modest budget, I will keep checking them.
As for Kabaclyde - he certainly has some interesting pieces! Again, I'll be sure to keep an eye on his stock.
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Sonning Vintage Watches have a birth year section where you select your year :

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So I have just been on the hunt for a birth year vintage watch.
I really liked the looked of the Omega Gold Case, Black Dial, Constellation or Seamaster models but their a bit pricey for a decent one.

While I was hunting around I came across this site https://www.loveantiques.com/vintage-wa ... ns-watches which, if you scroll to the bottom of the page, provides a good insight into buying a vintage watch.
This site appears to list watches from a number of reputable dealers.

I eventually found something really different and very unusual at Corr Vintage Watches https://corrvintagewatches.com/.
I made an enquiry (filled in the online form) and the owner John gave me a call (this was on BH Friday) - we had a very nice chat, he told me about the provenance of the watch, put a deal together and I'm now waiting for it to be posted out Tuesday.
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Strangely I was going to post about this yesterday! I'm looking for something from 1985 but not a clue where to start so thanks for all the suggestions!
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