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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 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 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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Omega 1938

When this watch was produced, in 1938, not much had progressed in the previous 20 years and, with the war imminent, not much progress was going to be made for the next 20 years either. I qualify that by saying … Continue reading

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Omega manual wind 1970

    This one was a trade in before I realised that too many classics where passing me by unrecognised. And it was this watch’s beauty that made me stop and think.  To me this is a beautiful style from … Continue reading

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Omega Pocket Watch 1948

      100 years ago a watch was what we call today a pocket watch. By the mid twenties the wristwatch became dominant and the pocket watch was relegated to workmen who couldn’t wear a fragile wristwatch (it wasn’t until the … Continue reading

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Omega Dress Watch 1954

    This is one of the early additions to my collection, when I started seeking classics and buying them rather than accepting trade ins to close a sale and later forming a relationship with a watch that I should … Continue reading

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