Category Archives: Omega

Omega Digital 1978

  Panic in an uncertain future In the middle seventies, the traditional Swiss watchmakers saw their one hundred or so years of dominance threatened by quartz technology that came in two forms and from two directions, analogue from Japan and digital … Continue reading

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Omega Speedmaster

First Watch on the Moon 49 years ago today, Apollo 11 was whizzing through space and, in three days time, the landing module, Eagle, touched down on the Sea of Tranquility. As Neil Armstrong took the small step for a … Continue reading

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Omega Seamaster De Ville, 1966

A 60’s Masterpiece This is almost as good as it gets, a near perfect example of a 1966 Omega Seamaster De Ville, the gentlemen’s dress watch of the period. During the eminent years of watchmaking, the 60’s, the flagship of … Continue reading

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Omega Seamaster 1968

The Seamaster was the most popular series in the Omega range during the eminent years of watchmaking. Here I have an excellent example of an ordinary looking but nonetheless beautiful Seamaster from 1968. The flagship of the Omega range was … Continue reading

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Omega Constellation 1966

The Constellation has been the flagship of the Omega brand since its introduction in 1952. It was a robust, water resistant, chronometer that was, through its various style changes, always very stylish and it outsold its main rival, the Rolex … Continue reading

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Omega Constellation 1970

By 1970 the mighty Constellations had a pedigree that went back to 1952. Omega was one of the most desirable brands in watches, more so than the likes of Rolex or Longines . And of the Omegas, the Constellation was … Continue reading

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Omega Seamaster Cosmic 2000

In 1972 Omega introduced the Seamaster Cosmic 2000. It was different, in design, in the construction of the case and a totally new movement. When watchmakers first laid their eyes on this (at least all the ones I know) threw … Continue reading

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Omega Constelation 1963

    It is so hard to find an Omega Constelation from the early 60’s in good condition especially with a good original dial. It seems that I am with the majority in seeing these, nicknamed “pie pan” models, as the … Continue reading

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Omega 18ct gold 1947

I seem to be drawn more and more to this brand and, when I think of it, founded in 1848, and at the forefront of design and innovation ever since, it’s no wonder. As a watchmaker in the 70’s, many … Continue reading

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Omega Dynamic 1970

The Dynamic is a badge that Omega has used a few times in the past. Perhaps best known are the 70’s series of Dynamics (first issued in 1969), with the typical oval shaped cases. Back then they were no. 1 … Continue reading

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