* Watch Serial Numbers & Approximate Production Dates*

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[Longines] [Omega] [Rolex] [Vacheron]

Longines production dates *

Serial

Date

Serial

Date

Serial

Date

1

1867-89

2,750,000

1912

5,750,000

1938-39

20,000

1870-74

3,000,000

1913-14

6,000,000

1940-44

100,000

1875-81

3,250,000

1915-16

7,000,000

1945-49

250,000

1882-87

3,500,000

1917-18

9,000,000

1953-55

500,000

1888-92

3,750,000

1919-21

10,000,000

1956-58

750,000

1893-98

4,000,000

1922-24

11,000,000

1959-61

1,000,000

1899-00

4,250,000

1925

12,000,000

1962-65

1,250,000

1901-03

4,500,000

1926-27

13,000,000

1966

1,500,000

1904-43

4,750,000

1928

14,000,000

1967-68

1,750,000

1905-06

5,000,000

1929-33

15,000,000

1969

2,250,000

1909-10

5,250,000

1934-36

 

1970

2,500,000

1911

5,500,000

1937

   

Omega production dates *

Serial

Date

Serial

Date

Serial

Date

1,000,000

1890-01

16,000,000

1958-59

38,000,000

1974

2,000,000

1902-07

17,000,000

1960

39,000,000

1975-76

3,000,000

1908-11

18,000,000

1961

40,000,000

1977

4,000,000

1912-15

19,000,000

1962

41,000,000

1978

5,000,000

1916-22

20,000,000

1963

42,000,000

1979

6,000,000

1923-28

21,000,000

1964

44,000,000

1980-81

7,000,000

1929-34

22,000,000

1965

45,000,000

1982-83

8,000,000

1935-38

23,000,000

1966

46,000,000

1984

9,000,000

1939-43

25,000,000

1967

48,000,000

1985

10,000,000

1944-46

26,000,000

1968

50,000,000

1986-88

11,000,000

1947-49

28,000,000

1969

51,000,000

1989-90

12,000,000

1950-51

29,000,000

1970

53,000,000

1991-92

13,500,000

1952-53

33,000,000

1971

54,000,000

1993-94

14,000,000

1954-55

34,000,000

1972

55,000,000

1995-97

15,000,000

1956-57

36,000,000

1973

56,000,000

1998

Rolex production dates*

Date
Serial Nb.
Date
Serial Nb.
Date
Serial Nb.
Date
Serial Nb. Date Serial Nb.
1925
25,000
1942
224,000
1959
1,100,000

1976

4,538,000

1991

¼-E999,999

1926
28,500
1943
253,000

1960

1,401.000

1977

5,005,000

1991

½-X000,000

1927
30,500
1944
285,000

1961

1,480,000

1978

5,481,000

1991

¾-N000,000

1928
33,000
1945
348,000

1962

1,557,000

1979

5,965,000

1992

¼-C000,001

1929
35,550
1946
413,000

1963

1,635,000

1980

6,432,000

1993

¾-S000,001

1930
38,000
1947
478,000

1964

1,713,000

1982

7,385,000

1995

W000,001

1931
40,000
1948
543,000

1965

1.792,000

1983

7,860,000

1996

T000,001

1932
43,000
1949
608,000

1966

1,870,000

1984

8,338,000

1997

¾-U000,001

1933
47,000
1950
673,000

1967

2,164,000

1985

8,815,000

1998

A000,001

1934
55,000
1951
738,000

1968

2,426,000

1986

9,292,000

1999

A series

1935
68,000
1952
804,000

1969

2,689,000

1987

9,765,000

2000

P000,001

1936
81,000
1953
950,000

1970

2,952,000

1987

½R-R999,999

2001

K000,001

1937
99,000
1954
999,999

1971

3,215,000

1987

¾-R000,001

2002

Y000,001

1938
118,000
1955
200,000

1972

3,478,000

1988

R999,999

2003

F000,001

1939
136,000
1956
400,000

1973

3,741,000

1989

L000,001

2004

D000,001

1940
165,000
1957
600,000

1974

4,002,000

1990

L999,999

2005

 

1941
194,000
1958
800,000

1975

4,266,000

1990

½-E000,001

2006  

In 1950's Rolex re-issued S/N's causing same records to appear twice. The Roman letter (I, II, III & IV) on some Oyster Rolex watches denotes first, second, third & fourth quarter of the year. Foe example case # 610656 inside case marked II-49 means that the watch was made in second quarter of 1949.

Vacheron production dates*

Serial

Date

Serial

Date

Serial

Date

30,000

1830-34

170,000

1880-84

410,000

1930-34

40,000

1835-39

180,000

1885-89

420,000

1935-39

50,000

1840-44

190,000

1890-94

440,000

1940-44

60,000

1845-49

223,000

1895-99

464,000

1945-49

75,000

1850-54

256,000

1900-04

488,000

1950-44

95,000

1855-59

289,000

1905-09

512,000

1955-59

110,000

1860-64

322,000

1910-14

536,000

1960-64

125,000

1865-69

355,000

1915-19

560,000

1965-79

140,000

1870-74

385,000

1920-24

585,000

1970

155,000

1875-79

400,000

1925-29

   

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