Swiss luxury watchmaker Omega has a rich history of horological achievements. Created over 160 years ago in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, in 1848, the brand has a reputation for innovation and quality craftsmanship.
Swiss luxury watchmaker Omega has a rich history of horological achievements. Created over 160 years ago in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, in 1848, the brand has a reputation for innovation and quality craftsmanship. This award winning watch-company has a long list of accomplishments to its name, and never shied away from a challenge. In 1899 one of their watches was taken onto the battlefield by a British artillery officer, surviving extreme differences in heat and cold, and the overall strains a battle. They also have the unique feat of being the first watch on the moon. Omega has played a vital role in space exploration with NASA, selected as the official brand for US astronauts thanks to its reliability. Omega is also renowned for its world-class precision and accuracy, and has been the official timekeeper for the Olympics since 1932. Proving that the brand has not faltered in its craftsmanship, and excellent watchmaking, it resumed its place as official timekeepers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio, remaining a leader in meticulousness when it comes to representing their brand.
Elegant and timeless in style, Omega timepieces are an excellent purchase. The Omega name itself was taken by the radical 1894 Omega movement, the ultimate accomplishment in the watch world, setting the brand up to strive for the same amount of innovation. With each passing year, season, and trend, Omega makes an iconic and original piece, always staying original and relevant while staying steadfast to their promise of quality watchmaking. There’s a reason they have been sported by James Bond in movies since 1995. And their fame doesn’t end there. They have ambassadors and brand supporters that are presidents, kings, astronauts, spies, movie stars, and the everyday person. By choosing Omega you are choosing a one-of-a-kind style that will last past this generation, and will stand up to any changes in the watch world to come.
How to Buy an Omega
Once you have chosen to buy an Omega, whether it is your first watch or you are adding to your collection, you will want to start with a few key decisions:
- Which Omega collection are you most interested in?
- Which models within that collection do you like most?
- What is your price point?
- Are you looking to buy new or second hand?
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World Renowned Omega Collections:
- De Ville
- Olympic Collection