51 Rue De La Promenade, La Chaux-De-Fonds, this is the street where a 23-year-old Louis Brandt sets up an assembly workshop; this is the birthplace of the company that later became Omega. When he died, the legacy of Omega continued under the management of his two sons.
Omega watches might not be the most expensive, but a timepiece from them is unique and beautifully created with the highest quality of materials. Let’s find out what are the best and sought-after Omega watches of different collectors.
OMEGA AQUA TERRY GREY DIAL WATCH – This creation from Omega is a perfect blend of the aesthetic value of classic wristwatch and innovative watchmaking technology. It offers in two version, a CT orange gold and the other is a rugged stainless steel, both are with a black leather alligator strap. It has a bold 49.2 mm case, an automatic movement, and water resistant to 150 meters.
OMEGA DE VILLE CHRONOGRAPH WATCH – One of the most amazing timepieces to own from Omega. It features an unusual dial layout with four charcoal sub-dials on its dark gray sandblasted face. It features a 41 mm stainless steel case and stepped bezel with scratch resistant sapphire crystal on black alligator strap and a case back stamped with an image of Chronos, the Greek God of time. Powering this De Ville model is a self-winding Omega 3890 calibre with co-axial escapement and 52-hour power reserve.
OMEGA SEAMASTER MOTHER-OF-PEARL DIAL WATCH – This analog timepiece gives some sort of refreshing style. It has an easily recognizable dial, 38.5 mm stainless steel and 18k gold case with crystal skeleton back. It features a self-winding movement with co-axial escapement, a teak white mother-of-pearl dial with 11 diamond hour markers, a durable sapphire crystal that protects the watch from scratches, a water resistant to 500 feet. Yes, it really works well for scuba diving!
OMEGA SPEEDMASTER CO-AXIAL BLACK CHRONOGRAPH DIAL WATCH – This sporty looking timepiece has a stainless steel case, black-ion plated bezel with tachymeter, and a black rubber bracelet. Measuring 44 mm with skeletonised steel and luminous hands and markers, date displayed at 6 o’clock position, a scratch resistant anti-reflective sapphire crystal, a self-winding chronograph movement, and water-resistant at 100 meters.
OMEGA SPEEDMASTER BROAD ARROW BLACK DIAL WATCH – It features a 43 mm stainless steel case with a polished and brushed stainless steel bracelet. Powered by chronograph automatic movement with scratch resistant sapphire crystal, a black dial with luminous hands and index hours, transparent case back, a fold-over clasp with double push button safety, and water resistant to 100 meters. This classic timepiece is worth $ 8,500 to $ 10, 000.
OMEGA SPEEDMASTER CHRONOGRAPH DIAL WATCH – Next on the list is the Omega Speedmaster Chronograph watch, it is available on a leather strap and stainless steel bracelet for only $ 3,000 to $ 3,5000. Measuring 44.25 mm in diameter, Omega Speedmaster Chronograph Dial Watch features a self-winding automatic movement with 48-hour power reserve, a scratch resistant sapphire crystal, and water-resistant at 100 meters. It has silver dial display with luminous hands and Arabic numeral hour markers, black ion-plated with tachymeter and a stainless steel case.
From Omega’s beginning up to this day, their creations have recorded some of the most significant moments, especially in sports. Behind every Omega’s watches, there is one great story and legacy of horological quality and innovation. This only the first half of Omega’s best watches. Find out more in our next post