Popular Vintage Omega Constellation Watches
Omega launched the Constellation collection in 1952 as an automatic chronometer-certified watch collection. Since then, every Cheap Omega Constellation Replica watch has been equipped with a special logo on the back depicting an astronomical observatory under the eight stars.
In addition to the first-class mechanical movement inside the watch, the Constellation is also a beautifully designed timepiece. As a result, vintage Omega Constellation Replica Watches China are beloved by watch collectors and are often affectionately referred to as “Connies.”
Signature Design Traits of Vintage Omega Constellation Watches
While the Cheap Omega Replica collection offers a wide variety of metal, dial, bracelet and lug options in this era, there are a few design details that hold it all together. Vintage Connies with round cases produced in the 1950s and early 1960s were equipped with 10 winding crowns – a defining feature of the earliest models.
By the mid-1960s, the circular fluted winding crown was introduced. All vintage Constellation watches feature the iconic chronometer and star logo on the caseback – hand-engraved on precious metal versions and as a medallion on steel and two-tone versions. On the dial is the name of the constellation, with a star below it.
Finally, prior to the introduction of the Quartz Constellation in 1970, all vintage Omega Replica Watch used automatic chronometer-grade movements; first the “bumper” movements with their oscillating weight wound in one direction, then the ones with a full 360-degree rotating rotor core.
Vintage Omega Constellation “Pie Pan” Models
Particularly popular vintage Super Clone Omega Constellation watches feature so-called “pie plate” dials, which feature sloping faceted surfaces reminiscent of an upside-down pie plate.
Omega created this unique dial style early in Constellation’s history. The last vintage Constellation with a pie plate was a special edition made for the Japanese market in 1974.
Early Pie Pan dials included gold arrow markers, and by the 1960s Omega introduced onyx-studded baton markers.
To appeal to a broad customer base, Omega organized the 1:1 clone Omega collection, including the higher-end Constellation Grand Luxe and Constellation Deluxe, alongside the standard models.
The Constellation is available in steel or gold, while the Constellation Deluxe is available in gold with gold indexes on the dial. The Constellation Grand Luxe is the pinnacle of luxury and is only available in gold or platinum with a matching precious metal dial and matching “Brick Link” bracelet.
Omega high quality copy watch has equipped many of its C-Case Constellation watches with metal bracelets that match the case material, rather than the more traditional leather straps. There are vintage C-shaped horoscope watches with date windows and some with date/date indicators.
Today’s Omega Constellation watches differ from earlier models because they are based on the Manhattan Constellation designed in the 1980s. For lovers of fine vintage replica watches swiss movement, the Omega Constellation watches from the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s are the finest examples of mid-19th century Swiss-made watches.