Posts Categorized: Omega

Week in Focus: Omega Moonwatch

The landing of the Chinese Chang’e 4 probe on the dark side of the moon recently, harked back to the golden age of space exploration. An age where the worlds two ‘Super Powers’ challenged each other in a race to go further than Humans had been before. The Soviet Union won the battle to put… Read more »

A Brief History of Omega Watches

La Chaux-de-Fonds is synonymous with horology. Several watch brands have been founded in this Swiss city, located in the canton of Neuchâtel, including the company which would ultimately become OMEGA. Image: Omega Museum in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland Early History of Omega Watches In 1848, Louis Brandt, aged just 23 years of age, established an assembly workshop… Read more »

Omega Speedmaster History: The Moonwatch

On the 12th of September 1962 in Rice stadium Texas, John F. Kennedy gave perhaps the most famous public address by an American President. In it he followed up on a promise made to Congress a year earlier, Prophesising that by the end of the decade an American would make ‘the most hazardous and dangerous… Read more »