Brand In Focus – Omega
Omega is a renowned watchmaker that was founded in 1903 in Switzerland. For over 100 years, the brand has been designing and creating high quality watches and timepieces and is one of the most famous watchmakers in the world. From the US Army to Prince William, many have chosen Omega watches because of their high calibre and superior design. From the Constellation to the Speedmaster, Omega models are famous the world over and have become a popular choice among those looking for a high quality timepiece.
How Is Omega Associated With The Olympics?
Omega has been the official timekeeper of the Olympics since 1932. The brand provides timepieces and timing services for the games and has been an official worldwide Olympic partner since 2004.
What Omega Watch Does James Bond Wear?
Omega has appeared in a number of James Bond movies with the Seamaster being worn by Pierce Brosnan in Goldeneye and Daniel Craig in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. In 2002, a commemorative edition of the model was made to mark the 40th anniversary of the franchise. A limited edition Seamaster was also produced in line with the Spectre movie release in 2015.
Which Omega Watch Went To The Moon?
NASA astronauts wore Omega watches during their mission to the Moon in 1969. The astronauts wore the Speedmaster model, including Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
What Omega Watch Should You Buy?
Omega produce a number of different models for you to choose from for both men and women. The Constellation models are ideal if you are looking for a subtle, sleek design. The Seamaster models are perfect for those who want a sophisticated, versatile timepiece and the Speedmaster is a great model for those looking to make a bold statement with their choice of watch.
How Do I Spot a Fake Omega Watch?
There are many fake Omega watches in circulation, but you can be sure that Miltons Diamonds do not sell any fake or replica Omega watches. We have a team of experts who thoroughly inspect every small detail of the watch from the lumionous of the dial to the movements inside, there is no one way to spot a fake. Some watches are obvious fakes that can be spotted a mile off with incorrect workings, wording and weight etc, some can be trickier. If you are unsure if your watch is genuine it is best to take it to a professional with knowledge and passion for it to be checked out.
Which Celebrities Wear Omega Watches?
Many famous faces have been known to wear Omega watches, including John F Kennedy, Prince William, George Clooney and Tom Hanks. Cindy Crawford and Nicole Kidman have also been spotted wearing the brand’s timepieces.
Browse our latest collection of pre-owned Omega watches here at Miltons Diamonds, available for men and women.