Omega is one of the biggest names of horology. Indeed, anyone cannot ignore Omega’s status as one of the superior watch brands. Such status is a result of its history of excellence and innovation. Moreover, its extensive collection has shown remarkable growth by adopting exceptional technology and developing meticulous processes during its production.
The birth of this brand occurred in a little workshop in La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland. From this humble beginning, Louis Brandt and his team successfully championed Omega to what it is today- a premium luxury watch brand being sold worldwide. Check out these exceptional timepieces from Omega. Learn what this brand has in store for you. This article will help you decide which watch to buy on your next purchase.
1.Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Apollo 11 310.60.42.50.99.001 Men’s
It is an excellent purchase for watch enthusiasts who fancy limited edition pieces from Omega. This 2021 limited-edition Speedmaster Moonwatch Apollo 11 commemorates the history of the Omega watch that was given to astronauts in 1969 in celebration of the first moon landing.
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Apollo 11 is available in a limited supply of 6,969 pieces. This commemorative item is presented in 18k Moonshine™ gold. Almost all the details of this watch are crafted with this shimmering and elegant material. The vertically brushed dial that comes with faceted onyx hour markers is also made from this material. Meanwhile, the original 1969 model serves as an inspiration for this timepiece. Though, you might instantly notice the new additions, such as a few touches of burgundy, including the markings on the movement and the case back, and the ceramic bezel ring. The splash of burgundy is such a beauty that it makes this watch a versatile one.
Meanwhile, it is driven by the manual–winding Omega Master Chronometer Calibre 3861. It has a power reserve of 50 hours, it runs on Calibre 3861 with a co-axial escapement, and is resistant to magnetic fields reaching 15,000 gausses. This watch features a polished 18K Moonshine Gold bezel. At the same time, the bezel ring is black ceramic that comes with an Omega Ceragold tachymeter scale.
This watch features a polished 18K Moonshine Gold bezel. At the same time, the bezel ring is black ceramic that comes with an Omega Ceragold tachymeter scale. While the transparent case back is a sight to see. Its details include an inner decorative case back ring made from 18K Moonshine™ gold and blackened. In addition, you’ll fall in love with a partial world map of the American continent on it. It also features a domed lunar meteorite inlay, representing the actual proportions of the Earth and the Moon.
Other features include indexes and hands crafted in 18K Moonshineu2122 Gold, with the central chronograph second hand as an exemption. It has a water resistance of up to 50 meters or 165 feet and has an additional Velcro strap with black-coated cork.
It seems Omega does not like to soothe your excitement; it adds another detail that would make watch enthusiasts attracted to this piece – a partial footprint on a black moon surface – like a plate. Written on it is Armstrong’s quote: “That’s One Small Step For A Man, One Giant Leap For Mankind.”
Meanwhile, at 9 o’clock subdial, you can find Buzz Aldrin climbing the lunar surface – a laser engraved image. You almost have all the Apollo 11 astronauts with you, except Michael Collins, missing.
2. Omega De Ville Hour Vision Co-Axial Master Chronometer Annual Calendar 418.104.22.168.10.001 Men’s
Omega presents this watch on a brown leather strap, stainless steel case, and a one-of-a-kind two-zone dial. You can find the days and the date windows at the 3 o’clock position. Meanwhile, the slim hands and Roman numeral indexes are made from 18K white gold. This classic timepiece is driven by Omega’s Co-Axial Master Chronometer Calibre 8902. At the same time, this movement can resist magnetic fields up to 15,000 gausses. The case has a diameter of 41mm and a transparent case back.
The watch has a power reserve of 60 hours and is water-resistant up to 100 meters. Finally, an alligator leather strap completes the look of this Omega De Ville model.
3.Olympic Official Timekeeper Co-Axial Master Chronometer 522.214.171.124.01.005 Men’s
The Ring of the Olympic Games served as an inspiration for creating the Seamaster Olympic Games Collection. This selection is a fusion of earlier models of Omega’s timekeeping stopwatches and the inspiration mentioned. Seamaster Olympic Games Collection is offered in a 39.5mm diameter stainless steel case and a green, micro-perforated leather strap.
Meanwhile, this watch includes a domed black and white dial, hands that highlight its sporty look and appeal, an easy-to-read minute track, and a date window. Another essential feature of this watch is the green pulse reader. It enables the wearer to calculate his pulse beats per minute. The case back has a remarkable feature at the back – the green anodized aluminum ring. What is so special about it? The ring includes all the host cities and dates from Omega’s Olympic Games history, from 1932 Los Angeles to 2028 Los Angeles.
Inside is the Master Chronometer Calibre 8800. There are only 2,032 versions of this model manufactured, and the Limited Edition number is engraved on the side of the case. Finally, it is water-resistant up to 60 meters and has a power reserve of 55 hours.
4.Constellation Globemaster Co-Axial Master Chronometer Annual Calendar 126.96.36.199.02.001 Men’s
The Constellation Globemaster has been upgraded by Omega to be the world’s first Master Chronometer. This model is being offered in a 41mm stainless steel case. Moreover, the case is assembled with a hard metal bezel. The case back features a Central Observatory medallion, protected by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal.
It has an opaline-silvery “Pie Pan” dial, and each facet features a month of the year and an Annual calendar function. Adding to the aesthetics are the blued Constellation star and Omega logo and blued facetted indexes and hands covered with Super-LumiNova.
Omega is an impressive brand that offers all sorts of watches you can imagine. Whether you want a classic watch or something too bold to accompany you in your adventures, Omega has something in store for you. It consistently creates premium watches that will catch your interest.