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Affordable Vintage: 1970 Omega Seamaster Chronometer ref 166.010

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …