Lot 1: Omega Watch Co., Constellation Wristwatch, Switzerland, c. 1980
October 21, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Omega Watch Company, Constellation wristwatch
Switzerland, around 1980
Quartz movement; hour, minute
Black dial, gold colored hands, line indices
Watch case, crown, folding clasp and strap of stainless steel, bezel partially gold colored
The watch has recently been revised by a watchmaker
Diameter of watch case: 34 mm; Height: 7 mm
Length of strap: approx. 16 cm; Lugs width: 19 mm
Overall weight: 75 g
Fully functional, good condition with traces of wear, crown has to be adjusted
This Omega Constellation wristwatch was made in Switzerland around 1980. The watch is fitted with a quartz movement and displays hour and minute. The black dial shows gold colored hands as well as line indices. Watch case, crown, folding clasp and strap are made of stainless steel. Furthermore, the bezel is partially gold-colored.
The watch case measures 34 mm in diameter and 7 mm in height. The strap measures approx. 16 cm, while the lugs width is 19 mm. The watch weighs 75 grams. The timepiece is in a good condition with traces of wear. The crown has to be adjusted, since the minute hand is no longer rotatable manually. The watch has been recently revised by a watchmaker. During in-house testing it was fully functional. Long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed.
Size and weight may deviate from the manufacturer’s indication. All watches are hand-measured and weighed.
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The Swiss watch company Omega is a leading player in the global watch market. It was founded in 1948 with a focus on horological innovation. The company gained fame by supplying six moon landings and creating the first diving watch. Omega also sells the only wristwatch with marine chronometer certification. Omega is a world leader in precision records and sports event timing. Having supplied 24 Olympic Games, it has subsequently become the official timer of sports events worldwide. With the introduction of the exclusive Omega Co-Axial caliber, Omega was the first to market a practical watch with escapement in almost 250 years. (nlu)
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