One of the most know luxurious watch brands of the world and in the space, Omega has accomplished milestone like no other. First to travel to the moon, making it to the movies like James Bond, and getting into the Olympics, the Omega watches with its legendary variants including Omega Seamaster, Speedmaster, and Constellation, the brand has engraved its name in the history books of most amazing watches ever created. Here are some of the amazing facts you should know about Omega.
What’s In a Name?
Louis Brandt founded a company in 1984 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switerzland, which later became Omega. The company started with the name of Louis Brandt & Fils. in 1984 after Louis sons, Paul and Cesar joined him. The company got its success from the movement it created, known as Omega Caliber, which got so popular that in 1903, the company name was changed to Louis Brandt & Frére – Omega Watch Co.
In the 19th and early 20th centuries, industries and nations widely depended on the precise mechanical timepieces. To bring out the best, Observatory trials were held where top manufacturers took part and went head to head to win these Ashes of watchmaking. Omega took the stage at these trials, making numerous world records. At the Geneva Observatory Trials in 1931, Omega came on top in all six categories and adopted the well-deserved advertising slogan “Omega-Exact Time For Life”.
Precision in Space
Omega made its presence in the space too and became the part of the space exploration program in 1962. NASA required précised watches for astronauts and tested watches provided by Rolex, Omega, and Longines-Wittnauer. The tests were designed to check the watches to destruction. On 1st March 1965, Omega was chosen as the winner by NASA. The Speedmaster ST105.003 was certified as the “Flight Qualified for all Manned Space Missions”.
True Master of the Sea
The all-famous Omega Seamaster watches have achieved a lot of recognition in the history and for all the major reasons listed here;
In 1957, the first professional range of Seamaster was launched by the name of Omega Seamaster 300.
In 1963, Jacques Cousteau’s team used the Seamaster 300 during its “Precontinent II” experiments in the Red Sea.
Many military units chose the Seamaster 300 as their official watch.
For greater depth consistency, Seamaster 600 was launched to the public in 1970 after four years of research and testing.
In 1970, a prototype of the Omega Seamaster model broke a record for depth resistance made by Rolex. It descended to the deepest known part of the Mariana Trench, the deepest spot on Earth.
Omega has made its name in the record books and history with utterly precise timepieces, which were applauded by the world. We hope that you too are now looking to buy these legendary watches, fortunately, you are in the right place. Royal Watches brings you the latest models of Omega Watches in Pakistan. Place your order on our website or for more information, give us a call at +923008207747.