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Stainless steel OMEGA constellation automatic chronometer wristwatch. Made 1967

Stainless steel OMEGA constellation automatic chronometer wristwatch. Made 1967

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Information

  • Brand: OMEGA 
  • Made: 1967
  • Model: Constellation
  • Reference: 
  • Calibre: 564
  • Movement: Automatic
  • Material: Stainless steel
  • Features/complications: Date window at 3 o'clock
  • Dial: Silvered dial mirror polished hour indices with onyx inlaid markers and  Dauphine hands 
  • Case dimensions: 35mm
  • Bracelet/strap: Leather strap
  • Accessories: Extract from the Archives
  • SKU: 03189A

Essay

The OMEGA Constellation was launched in 1952, after the release of their first limited addition chronometer, for their 100th anniversary in 1948. Due to it's popularity, OMEGA unveiled the 'Constellation', featuring a medallion of the Geneva Observatory surrounded by eight stars, representing the brand’s achievements over the past 20 years. 

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 1960's. By the late 1960's, the pie-pan dial slowly gave away to more simple & flat dials, including cases in different shapes and sizes.