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What must I do to ensure that my OMEGA watch pro-
vides me with excellent service for many years?
Magnetic fields: avoid placing your watch on loudspeak-
ers or refrigerators, since they generate powerful mag-
Swimming in the sea: always rinse your watch with warm
Shocks: whether thermal or other, avoid them.
Screw-in crown: screw in the crown carefully to prevent
water from penetrating the mechanism.
Non screw-in crown: push it back into the neutral position
to prevent water from entering the mechanism.
Cleaning: for metal bracelets and water-resistant cases,
use a toothbrush with soapy water to clean and a soft
cloth for drying.
Chemical products: avoid direct contact with solvents,
detergents, perfumes, cosmetics etc., since they may
damage the bracelet, case or gaskets.
Temperature: avoid exposure to extreme temperatures
(greater than 60°C, or 140°F, less than 0°, or 32°F) or
extreme temperature changes.
Water resistance: a watch's water resistance cannot be
permanently guaranteed. It may be affected by ageing
of gaskets or by an accidental shock to the crown. As
stipulated in our service instructions, we recommend you
have the water resistance of your watch checked once a
year by an approved OMEGA service agent.
Chronograph push-pieces: Do not operate chronograph
pushers under water in order to prevent water entering
Exception: The Seamaster 300 m Chronographs have
pushers which can function under water.
What are the service intervals?
Like any precision instrument, a watch needs regular
servicing to ensure that it functions perfectly. We cannot
indicate the frequency of such work, since it depends