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: 228
Model: Constellation “Pie-Pan” Chronometer
Movement: Automatic Cal. 561, Nr: 2099xxxx
Material: Gold on steel
Original crown: Omega signed crown
Dimensions: 35mm, without crown
Strap/Bracelet: A new leather strap
Lug Width: 18mm
Serviced: No, but the timekeeping is very good and the power reserv is very long. According to our watchmaker no service is needed.
It's hard to believe that this watch is over 50 years old. The watch is well preserved and in a stunning condition despite the age. The original dial is in very good condition, one of the best we have seen in a while. The case and crystal got some thin, small signs of wear. There are small signs of wear and opening in the caseback but - the watch really is as nice as it looks in the pictures. The crystal is original with the omega symbol stamped in the centre - it don't get much better than this.
Sold "as it is"!
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