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Affordable Vintage: 1970 Omega Seamaster Chronometer ref 166.010

The Omega Seamaster line of watches has a long and illustrious history. Beginning in 1948 with the dress/sport model CK2518, to the iconic professional CK2913 …
Article / Featured

SHOM or Sham?: Omega’s 200 meter diver from the 70’s

The Omega enthusiast may know that after production ended on the Seamaster 300 in 1970, Omega’s lineup of diving watches changed dramatically. Gone were the …
Article / Vintage

Omega Flightmaster: A Jumbo Jet for your Wrist

The Omega Speedmaster was introduced in 1957 as a racing chronograph. Through no action of Omega’s marketing department, the watch became a classic in its …
Article / Guides

A History of Omega: From Observatory Trials to the Moon

It’s pretty hard to dispute – or underestimate – the importance of Omega SA when discussing the Swiss watch industry. They were an early and …

Watches and F1: The Schumacher Omega Speedmasters

The Omega Speedmaster is perhaps the greatest icon in the watchmaking world. For over 50 years, the Speedy has been the gold standard by which …

Omega Speedmaster: Present Day

Speedys in the movies (and TV). Speedmaster, the early years. Graduation to the Professional ranks. Electronic, quartz, and other Speedmaster variations. We’ve seen a lot …

Omega Speedmaster: Variations

OK. We’ve surveyed the Speedmaster’s early years and its evolution to Professional status. And we’ve taken a look at how Omega reacted to the quartz …
Article / News & Releases

Introducing the Alpiner 4 GMT + Chronograph by Alpina

130 year old Swiss brand Alpina seems to be in the process of reinventing itself, going back to what made the company great. Alpina’s original …

Omega Speedmaster: The Electronic Age

Yes, there were electronic Speedmasters. And there still are today, but we’ll get to that in a few minutes. But it seems like heresy, doesn’t …