How to spot fake Omega

Here’s how to verify an Omega watch’s authenticity. Expert-made guides for different Omega models showing you how to spot a fake.

3 quickest ways to spot fake Omega

1. Bracelet


  • The middle element on the links of the watch is wider.


  • The middle element on the link is at the wrong width.
  • The middle link is smaller (narrower) than the one found on the authentic watch.

2. Sub-Dials


  • Sub-dials have embossed margins on the main dial.
  • The content of the sub-dials appears different and of higher quality.


  • Sub-dials are placed too far apart from each other.
  • Sub-dials look like they were painted on the main dial, with no embossment at the margins.

3. Pearl


  • The pearl is appropriately sized, not covering any part of the white triangle.
  • The metal ring around the pearl is proportionate and not overly bulky.


  • The pearl is too big, touching and partly covering the white triangle.
  • All sides of the triangle are partly covered by the metal outer ring of the pearl at the top.
  • The pearl fits too deep into the watch.
  • The metal ring on the replica is too thick and bulky.

Omega fake vs real guides for individual items

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