Posts Categorized: Omega

Omega vs Rolex: Which Should You Buy?

It’s the question that watch lovers have been asking themselves for a century. Which of the two horological giants – Omega or Rolex – has the edge? Omega and Rolex are the two most well-known Swiss watch brands in the world, both enjoying massive recognition, status, and respect. But what makes them different to each… Read more »

5 Best Omega Watches To Collect

Omega is one of the best known and most respected luxury Swiss watch brands in the world today. The brand has a rich horological heritage, dating back to the late 19th century. It continues to marry its heritage with innovation, creating some of the most expertly crafted timepieces on the market today. In this article… 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 »