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having an "in-house" movement watch, You are hard pressed to find a watch which is collectable that isn't in-house. Antiquioum which sells more watches at auction ranks Patek Phillepe and Rolex as number 1 and 2 respectively and Omega isn't even in their top 10 of collectable brands.
They are simply more collectable. That might not matter to you, but most watch collectors take this into account. We simply don't see watches in the same way, you and I, and that's OK. The fact that you like the ladies Omega with a quartz movement more than a mechanical watch tells me we are on different wavelengths. To each his own.
Finally, I will not try to convince you to like the Daytona since I too don't find it all that great (although the free market disagrees with the both of us). A $5200 SS model sell for between $8000-$15000 depending on where in the world you are. I will however remind you that opinions aside, a $3500 Omega turns into a $1500 Omega the minute you leave the (trust me, I learned this the hardway with a Seamaster Pro), a $3500 Rolex barely takes a depreciation (especially if held over a long time).
Happy new year and keep an open mind.