UNIQUE AND RARE EXAMPLE OF TIMEPIECE
VERY BEAUTIFUL WATCH 1908-1912
World time steel case , serviced gold plated.
The watch have not being worn , brought only for display .
So it is in the same condition i brought and works perfectly
New accessories for watch will be ordered.
So the price can change
History of Omega Watches
You've no doubt heard the Omega watch name often, but I bet there are MANY facts about this company that you don't know. Read on!
Each watch mark has the history. But it is far not everyone makes history as it has made Omega. The history of mark of Omega is rich with various achievements in the field of watch skill which at times amazed the world literally. In the Greek alphabet letter OMEGA is a synonym of total perfection. In watch industry OMEGA is, perhaps, one of the most known marks, a symbol of the absolute design and technology.
Louis Brandt started researching and developing pocket watches in 1848 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. The quality of workmanship and attention to detail would foreshadow the watches that would later carry the Omega name. Brandt continued making watches there until 1877, when he formed Louis Brandt & Fils company with his oldest son, Louis Paul. Louis Paul and his brother Caesaer moved the company to Bienne two years later. It remains there to this day.
Innovators in every way, the Brandt brothers were the first swiss watch makers to use the divided assembly line. Allowing quality watches to be mass-produced, this process also allowed the prices of the watches to be moderated as efficiency improved. The company went through several name changes through the years--Louis Brandt & Frere (1891), Louis Brandt and Frere-Omega Watch Co. (1903), Omega, Louis Brandt & Frere (1947), and Omega Ltd in 1982. Through all of this time and through all of the name changes, the pride in quality of workmanship remained in the Omega watch.
While accessible to the general public, the Omega watch has an outstanding history. Omega first mass-produced the pocket watch in 1894. By 1902 Omega introduced the first wrist watch. Omega has been the proud official timer of no less than 21 Olympic Games. Omega watches were designated the official watch of American astronauts and Russian cosmonauts. The Omega watch was the first watch to be worn on the moon. Neil Armstrong made that the case in 1969, and later by all Apollo crews.