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OMEGA Constellation Ref. 168.005  18k solid gold – 1967

OMEGA Constellation Ref. 168.005  18k solid gold – 1967

Brand: Omega

Year: 1967

Model: Omega Constellation

Reference: 168.005

Material: 18k solid gold

Movement: cal. 561, automatic

Case diameter without crown: 35 mm

Bracelet/Strap: handcrafted leatherstrap in unworn condition

What you should know: stunning full set, 18k solid gold, recently serviced


OMEGA Constellation Ref. 168.005 18k solid gold – 1967


Here we have beautiful OMEGA Constellation Ref. 168.005, a wonderful example of a classic and timeless watchdesign. This beautiful WRISTCLASSIC comes with a crisp case in great condition made of 18k solid gold. Dating back to 1967, this classic model measures 35 mm. It offers a fairly wide-set bezel that gives this watch a nice presence. The dial is allover in clean condition with only light 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 with the appropriate Omega-logo. Completing this stunning timepiece, the watch comes with original red Omega Constellation box and papers dating back to the 30.11.1967, where the watch was initially sold in Zurich, Switzerland. The movement is a cal. 561, running strong and keeping time well. It’s a true WRISTCLASSIC with perfect proportions, timeless styling, and in great condition - perfect for everyday wear.


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 buy 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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