In horology, the Constellation is synonymous with art of luxurious precision in its most refined form: a high-performance movement combined with the perfection of an elegant and refined exterior. On the dial: the name Constellation highlighted by an applied gold star. On the case back: the famous medallion featuring an observatory crowned by a constellation of eight stars, evoking the numeros exploits of Omega in world chronometer competition, among which are the famous world precision records set in 1933 and 1936.The constellation stands for pride, luxury and prestige.
The name Constellation was suggested to Adolphe Vallat, Omega’s sales manager, by Bruno Passoni, a sales representative of Carlo De Marchi, Omega’s general agent for Italy.
Object nr: 288
Model: Constellation Chronometer ”C-shape”
Reference: CD 168.0056
Movement: Automatic 23 jewels Cal. 1011 , Nr: 3545xxxx
Material: Gold on steel
Original crown: Yes
Dimensions: 35mm ex crown.
Strap/Bracelet: Dark brown leather strap from Sweden.
Lug Width: 20mm
Serviced: The watch is checked by our watchmaker and service was not necessary. We leave 3 months of warranty for this beauty.
It's hard to believe that this watch become 50 years old this year. The watch is very well preserved and in an a beautiful condition despite the age. The original dial is in an amazing condition with just small signs of ageing seen through the loupe. The case got some small signs of use but very small. The case is very well preserved and the crown is original and Omega signed. The watch really is as nice as it looks in the pictures.
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