After acquiring the CK 859 I wanted to experiment with different straps. I wish Omega had installed quick release spring bars on the factory strap. Just took delivery of a Camille Fournet strap ordered using their online configurator. I choose a coffee colored, textured calf leather strap with navy
I actually got a call from the Omega boutique saying there was a misprint or something and they are making a new card for my CK859. Assuming I will exchange my old card for the new one when it arrives in a few weeks.
The manual provided with watch was an old one not including references to caliber 8926. The online manual I found has info on caliber 8926 but as far as I could tell did not mention winds to fully charge. www.omegawatches.com
The boutique said there around 2K of these being made. She told me the number…but I forget if she said 1,900 or 2,300 or 2,500. She also said allocations are sent to boutiques with priority sent to boutiques where customers have made request for the watch. This explains why after my initial call to