NICHOLAS HACKO - FINE WATCHES
Master Watchmaker, Clockmaker and Jeweller (since 1981)
rolex omega panerai iwc patek and other fine watches by Nicholas Hacko Sydney
nick@clockmaker.com.au

Suite 403, Level 4, Culwulla Chambers, 67 Castlereagh St. Sydney 2000 NSW Australia
Phone: 02 9232 0500     Fax: 02 9233 2273

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ROLEX serial numbers and production dates - Oyster case models

Rolex model or reference number is located between lugs, above 12 o'clock

Rolex serial number is located between lugs, under 6 o'clock.

Please note: As of August 2010, serial numbers for new Rolex watches are randomized, making it impossible to use the numbers for dating purposes.

YEAR Case
number
Movement
number
Notes
2010G
2009V
2008Z, M, V
2007Z, M
2006F, D, Z
2005D,F
2004F, Y
2003Y
2002K, Y
2001P, K
2000A, P
1999A
1998A
1997U
1996T
1995W
1994S
1993S
1992C, X
1991N, E, X
1990E, L
1989L
1988R
19879,760.000
19869,290.000
19858,600.000
19848,300.000
19837,800.000
19827,300.000
19816,900.000
19806,400.000
19795,900.000
19785,400.000
19775,000.000
19764,530.000
19754,280.000
19744,000.000
19733,740.000
19723,470.000
19713,210.000
19702,950.000
19692,680.000
19682,420.000

YEAR Case
number
Movement
number
Notes
19672,160.000
19661,870.000
19651,792.000
19641,710.000
19631,633.000
19621,558.000
19611,480.000
19601,400.000
19591,320.000
19581,240.000
19571,170.000
19561,090.000
19551,105.000
1954934.000
1953869.000
1952804.000
1951737.000
1950673.000
1949608.000
1948550.000
1947490.000
1946413.000
1945348.000
1944283.000
1943253.000
1942223.000
1941194.000
1940164.000
1939135.000
1938117.000
193799.000
193681.000
193563.000
193449.000
193345.000
193242.000
193140.000
193038.000
192935.000
192833.000
192730.000
192628.000
192525.000


PANERAI serial numbers and production dates

Panerai reference numbers are located on the case back

Year code is first letter in the last row.

G0976/1000 designates Panerai watch
made in 2005, which is number 976 from a total production of 1000.

YEAR Year Code
Movement
number
Notes
2012O
2011N
2010M
2009L
2008J
2007I
2006H
2005G
YEAR Year Code Movement
number
Notes
2004F,G
2003F
2002E
2001D
2000C
1999B
1998A
1997None


OMEGA serial numbers & production dates

Older Omega serial numbers
are located on the watch movement.

Modern Omega serial numbers are
located on the underside of one case lug.

Omega no longer publicises serial numbers to help counter fakes, but simple arithmetic suggests that around 3 million Omega watches are made each year, from that our estimate for 2009-2011 are included in the chart below.

YEAR Movement
number
Movement
calibre*
201193 mil.
201090 mil.
200987 mil.
200884 mil.
200781 mil.
200678 mil.
200572 mil.
200470 mil.
200368 mil.
200265.5 mil.
200165 mil.
200061 mil.
199959.8 mil.
199856 mil.
199555 mil.
199354 mil.
199153 mil.
198951 mil.
198650 mil.
198549 mil.
198448 mil.
198245 mil.
198044 mil.
197942 mil.
197841 mil.
197740 mil.
197539 mil.
197438 mil.
197336 mil.1010
197234 mil.
197133 mil.1040
YEAR Movement
number
Movement
calibre*
197030 mil.1250
196928 mil.980
196826 mil.
196725 mil.730
196623 mil.711
196522 mil.
196421 mil.700
196320 mil.660, 670
196219 mil.690
196118 mil.590, 592, 593
196017 mil.245, 550, 600
195816 mil.284, 501
195615 mil.267, 455, 470, 480
195414 mil.455
195213 mil.
195012 mil.410, 420
194711 mil.210
194410 mil.100, 260, 280
19439.5 mil.300, 330, 360
19399 mil.220, 240
19358.5 mil.
19307.5 mil.
19257 mil.
19236 mil.
19165 mil.
19124 mil.
19083 mil.
19052.5 mil.
19022 mil.
19001 mil.
18950.50 mil.


Date your modern BREITLING watch

Between the lower (the 6 position) lugs modern (Generally considered to be post year 2000) Breitling models have a code engraved into the case.

The first 4 digits of this code relate to the week and year the watch was manufactured, in the photo above (of a Breitling Superocean Heritage) the code is 0910. The first two digits are the week number, and the others are the year. Deciphering the code tells us that the watch was made in Week 9 of 2010. Week 9 is the first week of March as the weeks are numbered from the start of the year.


Mechanical High Grade Watches Wanted !

We are always interested in buying quality watches and other timepieces. We are prepared to pay competitive prices for any high grade mechanical watches, preferably with their original boxes and documentation. Rolex, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, IWC, Breitling, Cartier always wanted!
If you have a watch which you wish to sell, please contact us with full details of your watch and your asking price. All queries are usually answered within few hours.

Thank you - we appreciate your business.

Hacko Watchmaker, Registered second-hand dealer Lic. No. 2PS03804 nick@clockmaker.com.au

Copyright, 2012.


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