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Re: Seamaster monster engraving

: Did Omega do two types of sea monster
: engraving? I've noticed that some watches on
: Ebay sometimes have a flat, almost etched
: sea monster as opposed to the regular deep
: engraving of the sea monster,

OMEGA has done several types of Seamonster engraving over the 50+ years they've been making the Seamaster (and also using it on the back of some Speedmasters, too).

Just because the current Seamaster models use a deep engraved logo does not in any way mean that was the "regular" way they did it on every watch back several decades.

: are these with
: the flat etching fakes?

No -- at least not based on that alone.

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