Immediately recognised as an OMEGA

Apr 16, 2007,23:23 PM


Thanks. I agree that the example shown is very subtle and elegant. It does not need any words on the dial because of the Omega symbol in the centre.


"The zenith of the watchmaker’s regulating art was a tourbillon but not just any tourbillon; it had to be immediately recognized as an Omega. Therefore the decision to produce a central Tourbillon was taken."

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Omega Central Tourbillon – Part 2: History of Development

 By: MTF : April 15th, 2007-09:58
Omega Central Tourbillon – Part 2: History of Development By Michael Ting M.D.[1], Melvyn Teillol-Foo M.D.[2] and Suitbert Walter[1] 1 – Moderator 2 – Moderator We reviewed the History of Omega Observatory Trials and Precisio...  

What a report, gentlemen. This is going to become. . .

 By: Jack Forster : April 15th, 2007-16:21
. . .a reference benchmark which journalists and enthusiasts alike will return to again and again. Thank you; a great read; now if only I could afford for my interest in observatory tourbillons to be something besides Platonic . Jack

Michael, Melvyn and Suitbert, thank you so much

 By: Valentin Blank : April 16th, 2007-23:13
for this second part, which was just as exciting to read as was part 1. By the way, I have never seen the jewelled version as shown in fig. 15. Although normally I don't like jewelled watches (and would never wear them) this one looks surprisingly clean a... 

fantastic post

 By: SteveH : April 17th, 2007-14:16