Omega Mens Constellation Calendar vintage Automatic Mens watch Pie Pan Turler. We can dispatch SAME DAY if ordered before 14:00 GMT.Manufactured in 1961 - tested and working exactly how it should. From their database will be enclosed detailing the original specifications. This Iconic Omega Constellation model is Automatic (Self Winding) using the legendary cal 561. What truly sets this apart from other vintage Omega's is the Turler-signed dial. "TURLER" is a high end Swiss jeweller Omega used to collaborate with and would only bear it's name on exquisite / special editions of Omega's.
This makes is even rarer. Ega occasionally collaborated with Turler and the likes of Tiffany's back in the 1960's. Any Omega with their name bearing their names means it was special edition and limited in supply.Naturally as significant time has passed these are getting rarer and rarer to find. Overall a classy watch and in good working order. Aturally there will be imperfections so please study the photos as this naturally makes up part of the description. To summarize this is one hell of a cool and classy dress watch. Perhaps a great watch to pass down to a son / grandson one day. A new aftermarket good quality brown Leather strap has just been. Model : Constellation Calendar "Pie Pan" TURLER.
Bezel Metal : Stainless Steel case. Strap : Brown 18mm Leather (New).Year : 1961 - manufactured in Switzerland by Omega Watch Co. Calibre : 561 (engine of the watch). Box : Yes new box as per pictures. Features : Date display / Calendar.
We do not recommend jumping into the water with any vintage watch. Although once upon a time classed as 30m waterproof this usually last 2 years then needs to be checked. This info is in the original handbook and still applies to modern Omega's although no one hardly ever reads that bit... Basically keep away from high humidity rooms like shower rooms just to be sure. They hold their value brilliantly and should actually increase in value over the next few years as they become rarer and rarer.
A vintage watch like this in good condition and serviced by a Omega specialist is very difficult to find. Basically a subtle way to show off the exquisiteness of good taste. See our other watches, some top notch gents & ladies ones. We have excellent feedback / testimonials. Some trivia on Omega watches.
In 1848 a 23 year old named Louis Brandt is credited with starting the brand which later became Omega. In the early 1900's OMEGA's watches were prized by railroad professionals in China, the United States, Canada and much of Europe. The association between OMEGA and swimming dates back to the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games.
The relationship is still going strong. Omega was a major supplier of watches to large ministries of defense, especially during the 1st and 2nd World Wars. The company's timepieces would go on to be used by the armed and special forces of British, France, Italy, USA, Norway, Sweden, Canada to name a few. Important musicians including Elvis, Beatles members & Buddy Holly have been photographed wearing Omega watches including the Constellation range.
Past world leaders such as JFK and Mikhail Gorbachev choice of watch. Pope John Paul II wore Omega watches. Before official chronometers, Olympic chronographs or the NASA-approved Speedmasters Omega watches. In 1947 Omega introduced the Seamaster Cosmic Moon Phase wristwatch.
It was the brands first calendar watch to display the time and the date with its hands and day. The Geneva Line, created in 1953, was made as an homage to our workshops in Geneva where OMEGAs best regulators were working. The line was finally discontinued in 1979 as the law in Geneva stipulates that a brand must have a presence in the canton of Geneva to include the word Geneva or any variation of on the dial. Omega has four main vintage watch families that are well known to everyone interested in the brand: Seamaster, Geneve, Constellation and De Ville.
OMEGA SEAMASTER DE VILLE: The Omega De Ville was introduced into the Seamaster range in 1963. It was considered by Omega to be the ultimate dress-watch, the personification of elegance, but retaining the country sport mantra so eagerly aspired to by certain echelons of society in the 1960s. Although subtle and understated, at its heart remained a very sturdy accurate sports movement in a unique one-piece case. The Omega Seamaster was introduced in 1948. The De Ville version of the Seamaster featured a front-loading case where the access to the movement was gained through the front of the watch rather than the back.The Seamaster De Ville was available from 1963. The item "Omega Mens Constellation Calendar vintage Automatic Mens watch Pie Pan Turler" is in sale since Tuesday, November 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches". The seller is "fine-watch-club" and is located in Norwich. This item can be shipped worldwide.