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OMEGA Constellation Chronometer 168.044

OMEGA Constellation Chronometer 168.044

Brand: Omega
Year: 1970s
Model: Omega Constellation Chronometer
Reference: 168.044
Movement: automatic caliber 1001
Case diameter without crown: 35,5 mm
Bracelet/Strap: used leather stap in good condition, strap original Omega, buckle not Omega
Servicehistory: unknown


OMEGA Constellation Chronometer 168.044


Here we have beautiful OMEGA Constellation, a wonderful example of a cool 70s watchdesign. This beautiful WRISTCLASSIC comes with a crisp case in great condition with sharp edges. Dating back to 1970s, this classic model measures 35,5 mm. It offers a fairly wide-set bezel that gives this watch a nice presence. The champagne dial is allover in clean condition with no signs of use. The simple Omega-logo alongside the indexes and beautiful hands are harmonious and well balanced. The date is set at 3 o´clock. The crown is original. This WRISTCLASSIC is powered by a cal.  1001 movement, running strong and keeping time well. The watch comes with an used leather strap which might need to replaced some time, but since it is an original Omega strap we decided to keep it for the watch. This Omega Constellation is the perfect 1970s watch, looking a bit chunky it still wears really comfortable. It’s a true WRISTCLASSIC with perfect proportions, timeless styling, and in great condition perfect for everyday wear. If you want to learn more about the this Constellation click here.


Omega was founded in 1848 in La Chaux-de-Fonds by Louis Brandt. Out of this small watch manufacture grew a large company: In 1894, the famous 19-ligne pocket watch movement was developed and named “Omega”. Omega, as the final letter of the Greek alphabet, stands for the ultimate level in perfection and quality. In the 1930 the company entered into collaboration with the S.S.I.H. (Société Suisse pour l’Industrie Horlogère). Out of this collaboration the Swatch Group developed. Today, Omega is the flagship of this huge company. In 1932, Omega entered its partnership with the Olympics which continues till today. When in 1969 Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin accomplished the first moon landing there were equipped by Omega with the Speedmaster, and this so-called „Moonwatch“ is still regarded as one of the most significant watches in history.



Why buying a vintage watch?


There are many great reasons to buy a vintage watch. Every watch we sell here at WRISTCLASSICS has its own story. Over the years, with every scratch, dent and aging of the dial, they have become unique timepieces of their own. This exact watch you are looking at now, once brought a lot of joy to the first owner with the purchase years ago. And now many years later this vintage watch will bring the same joy to your life. With buying a vintage watch you are showing your commitment to protecting the enviroment, instead of supporting the mass production of modern fashion watches.


I hope this helps you with your decision of buying a vintage watch here at WRISTCLASSICS.

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