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Omega Watches

Brief Brand History for :

Louis Brandt founded Omega’s predecessor, La Generale Watch Co., in 1848. Operating out of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the company grew to reach markets across Europe. Brandt’s sons expanded the business, moving to a larger facility in Biel in 1880. In 1894, the Brandt family released an innovative 19-ligne caliber with interchangeable parts that could easily be replaced. Additionally, the caliber’s setting and winding were integrated solely into the crown. The serially-produced movement was highly successful, gaining renown for both its accuracy, practicality, and the modern methods by which it was produced. In 1903, La Generale Watch Co officially became Omega, a name already used by the company. Around this time, Omega began its association with sports timekeeping. In 1931, Omega gained international fame when it was chosen to be the official timekeeper of the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Omega began producing durable watches for the British military in the 1940s, laying the groundwork for the company’s professional watches. In this vein, Omega released the Seamaster 300, Railmaster, and Speedmaster in 1957. NASA certified the Speedmaster for use in space in 1965. In 1969, the Omega Speedmaster Professional became the first watch on the Moon. Only a year later, a disastrous accident saw the halting of the Apollo 13 mission mid-flight. The astronauts used the Speedmaster with which they were equipped to time the manual firing of the craft’s engine, which safely aligned the craft for re-entry. In the 1980s, Omega became part of the newly established Swatch Group. Beginning in the 1995 film GoldenEye, the Seamaster can be seen on the wrist of James Bond. In 1999, the company released its co-axial escapement. Omega is among the most popular brands in the world, renowned for both its quality, precision, and cultural relevance.

Product Line Overview:

In 1894 the groundbreaking 19-Line calibre 'Omega' was manufactured. Omega came up with many firsts after that, including the first picket watch for the sight-impaired, the 'Omega Seamaster', which was first watch within a water resistant housing, and the 'Omega Speedmaster', which was the first watch on the moon in 1969.

State-of-the-art mechanical watch making has been continuously redefined by Omega luxury watches since 1848, and the tradition continues with their revolutionary Co-Axial escapement. Their new 'Seamaster Planet Ocean Liquidmetal limited edition watch' is the first watch with a blend of ceramics and a special alloy called LiquidmetalA. This new alloy used in the bezel will keep its appearance corrosion and scratch free. The watch itself is water resistant to 600 meters and is powered by the Co-Axial calibre 2500.

Omega Luxury watches include the 'Omega Constellation', 'Omega Seamaster', 'Omega Speedmaster', and 'Omega DeVille' lines, which are beautifully crafted and designed with elegance and luxury in mind. Fine materials, technologically advanced workmanship and sophistication are built into each and every one of these watches. Whether the lady prefers a watch with a complication such as a chronometer or the simple elegance of a jewelry timepiece, she can find what she is looking for.

Men's watches also include the same for basic model lines, 'Omega Men's Constellation', 'Omega Men's Seamaster', 'Omega Men's Speedmaster', and 'Omega DeVille' Each of these includes a variety of complications and features. It just simply depends on what you are looking for, whether it is a state-of-the-art 'Omega Speedmaster Co-Axial GMT Chronograph' or an 'Omega Olympic' pocket watch or anything in between. For watches that come from a long line of firsts in innovation, technology and design, Omega luxury watches are far and away the leader. This is definitely the company to watch for new ideas in the future of watch making.

* https://www.essential-watches.com/ sells only 100% Authentic Omega watches, but is not and does not claim to be an Authorized Dealer of ANY brand advertised on our website including Omega. Because we are not an Authorized Dealer for Omega, we can not advertise their watches as "brand new". For all intents and purposes, the watches we sell are USED, but are in immaculate - perfect - never sold condition. We specialize in discounting only the highest-grade 100% Authentic Swiss and German timepieces. We trust these timepieces to be of such high caliber that we warranty all "unworn condition" watches for a period of 2 years unless it is sold as a used watch, and in that case, you will receive a 1 year warranty. You CAN NOT expect and WILL NOT receive the factory Omega warranty on any watch we advertise. We are the sole warrantor of ALL Brands sold on our website.
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