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Omega: Official Timekeeper to the Olympics

This week OMEGA assumes its role as the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games.  Since 1932, OMEGA has been the Official Timekeeper at the Olympic. In Rio, they assume their duties for the 27th time. In every event, they are the name behind the clock, recording the dreams of the athletes who strive for victory.  The Olympics in Rio will be the first ever in Latin America. Some of the greatest timing.. Read More

How to Care for your Vintage Watch

Care of your Vintage watch Interest in vintage timepieces has reached an all-time high. Some people become enamored by the watches’ stories; others seek the unique look and feel of a watch that has aged naturally over many decades. In this blog I will go over some of the most commonly asked questions about how to care for your vintage watch. Water Resistance, Magnetism and Shock resistance Many people don’t.. Read More

Overhaul an Omega Seamaster Cosmic

In this blog post, I will go over the steps for an overhaul of an Omega Seamaster Cosmic that I just purchased. The watch arrived to me in need of an overhaul and it also had a broken oscillating weight axel.  After much searching, I found the axel and started on the repair. Picture of the movement before disassembly. Very nice movement model #565. In overall great condition. Oscillating weight.. Read More

Rolex Sports Sponsorship

Rolex watch company is one of the biggest sponsors of sports in the world. We are right in the middle of summer and sports are in full swing, I thought it would be interesting to go over the variety of sports that Rolex is involved in. Tennis Rolex is a major sponsor in 3 major tournaments in the world of Tennis.  Wimbledon, The Australian Open and the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters… Read More

Omega Constellation

The Omega Constellation watch was once the flagship in the Omega collection. This particular family within their collection dates back to 1952. The first Omega Constellation models had bumper movements and distinctive diamond shaped hour markers.  The Dauphin hands were used till the late 1960s. After a few years, around 1955, the Omega caliber 354 bumper movement with chronometer rating was replaced by the caliber 50x series. This movement had.. Read More

James Bond’s Omega Watches – Omega Seamaster Pro & Planet Ocean

The Omega Seamster’s history begins with its release in 1948. Throughout its history, the OMEGA Seamaster is best known for its role as the trusted watch of 007 agent James Bond. The Seamaster was originally designed, however, to accompany sailors in their marine adventures.  It was modeled after the OMEGA Marine, which was the brand’s first water-resistant watch. The watch’s luminescent arms and markers make it highly visible underwater and.. Read More

Omega Seamaster 30 and Seamaster DeVille

The Omega Seamaster range was created in 1948, the first Omega Seamaster 30 wasn’t introduced until 1962. The “30” in the model name refers not to the depth of water resistance, but instead to the size of the movement. Omega’s 30mm hand-wound movements proved exceedingly popular and were produced in large quantity in the mid twentieth century, ending with Calibre 269. The first Seamaster 30 watches used Calibre 286 (created.. Read More