1972 Omega Constellation Automatic Day/Date Model 166.0252 with White Gold Bezel
Product Code: AWCOM7453
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A stainless steel Omega Constellation timepiece with date and day function! This particular model 166.0252 has a stunning, silver dial which changes colour in different light and straight, chrome hands and batons.
The in-house, Omega-signed caliber 752 has quick date change and sits inside an unpolished/original finish, stainless steel, screw-back case, the classic, 'Constellation' stamp of the Geneva observatory and the original, stainless steel bracelet. This rarer Constellation also has a white gold bezel and an integrated case and full-length bracelet.
Formerly known as the La Generale Watch Co. it was founded by Louis Brandt in La Chaux-de-Fonds in 1848. In 1903 they renamed the company Omega until 1982 when they officially changed their name to Omega SA. They are part of the Swiss Swatch Group. Louis Brandt, who established the firm in 1848 in La Chax de Fonds. In 1903, the company changed it's name to Omega, becoming the only watch brand in history to have been named after one its own movements. A full-fledged manufacturer of highly accurate, affordable and reliable watches, its sterling reputation enabled them to be chosen as the first watch company to time the Olympic Games beginning in 1932. Its continued focus on precision and reliability ultimately led their Speedmaster chronograph to be chosen by the NASA in 1965, the first watch worn on the moon.
The watch comes fully serviced by our on-site workshop and with our 12 months, non-waterproof service cover.
What we think
The Omega constellation is a favourite among collectors. This classic 1960s / 70s vintage watch is one of the finest we have seen in some years. If you're looking for an affordable, attractive and reliable vintage watch, you'd be pushed to find a better example!
Age : 1971/1980
Specific Age : 1972
Case Size : 36mm
Case Thickness : 11mm
Lug to Lug : 40mm
Lugs : Integrated
Condition : Pre-Owned
Box & Papers : No
Case Material : Stainless Steel and White Gold
Service History : 12-Months NON-Waterproof service cover
Brand : Omega
SKU : AWCOM7453