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Stainless steel constellation with pie pan dial. Made in 1964.

Stainless steel constellation with pie pan dial. Made in 1964.

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Information

  • Brand: OMEGA
  • Made: 1964
  • Model: 20.640.818
  • Reference:
  • Calibre: 551
  • Movement: Manual
  • Material: Stainless steel and leather strap
  • Features/complications: Center seconds
  • Dial: Silvered pie-pan dial with inner minute track featuring applied stainless steel mirror polished faceted hour indices with Dauphine hands and center seconds 
  • Case dimensions: 34mm
  • Bracelet/strap: Black leather with OMEGA buckle
  • Accessories: N/A
  • Web reference: 0.3043

Essay

The OMEGA Constellation was launched in 1952 with its symbol being the medallion of the Cupola of the Geneva Observatory surrounded by eight stars representing the brand’s greatest chronometric achievements at the world’s observatories including the 1931 “clean sweep” at the Observatory of Geneva where Omega broke the record for precision in every category.

The first Omega Constellation models were manufactured with bumper automatic movements, pie-pan shaped dials, diamond shaped hour markers and Dauphine shaped hands which were used until the late 1960's