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Hello folks,

When in doubt, seek an expert's opinion! I picked up this vintage Omega cal. 265 and, although I rather like the stainless dial, I have my suspicions about it. The watch has a lovely English case, by Dennison, that matches the date of the movement - 1951-52. The movement is clean and keeping perfect time. But do you think the dial is right? And if not, what dial would be a better fit? All advice is very gratefully received!

Thanks for your help.

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legit, but I too think it's a redial
 
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i am not an expert but from what i can tell the mix of numerals may
be correct,the font of the numbers is wrong. due to the apparent ageing
of the dial,i think it may have been a custom redial from the day.
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Thanks Mike,

That is interesting. I take it you mean a custom dial made to fit an Omega movement imported from Switzerland? There were trade restrictions in place, in England, after the war, through the early 1950s, so a lot of cases were made in England to house movements made overseas.

Regarding the font/typeface of the numerals, there are watches with similar details. But those I've seen are on the usual white enamel ground. I'd love to know if you've any further thoughts.