The steadily developing Constellation family presents its fifth-age collection for men. Omega’s response to the extravagance sports watch classification, every one of the 26 models in the new Constellation collection measure 39mm, include various stylish updates and are presently running on Omega’s Master Chronometer development. Let’s have a first gander at this new-gen Omega Constellation.
Showing its claws
The Omega Constellation began life as a gent’s chronometer in 1952 and all through its lifetime has gone through endless changes. On the off chance that you need to perceive how it has advanced, we welcome you to peruse our inside and out inclusion of the historical backdrop of the Constellation here . The change that has most affected the vibe of the current Constellation occurred in 1982, the year the watch got its claws.
Originally considered to hold the sapphire gem and gasket solidly against the case to guarantee water-opposition, the four paws coming to up from the case over the bezel would become the trademark highlight of the Manhattan Constellation sub-family. Other characterizing highlights like the barrel-formed case with its half-moon aspects, Roman numerals on the bezel, two-tone metal combinations and incorporated wristband with pivoted joins are as yet going strong.
The new Omega Constellation Gent’s Collection watches measure 39mm, an exemplary breadth that beholds back to the principal steel extravagance sports watch (RO by AP) of 1972. The 26 new models in the collection are accessible in an assortment of materials: 18k yellow gold; 18k Sedna gold (Omega’s exclusive rose gold); hardened steel; and two-tone steel and gold, both in yellow or Sedna gold.
Two years prior the women’s Constellation models were given a full makeover and now it’s the gent’s watches go to clean their demonstration. The principal changes concern the completions on the barrel-molded case that actually holds the smooth half-moon or scalloped edges of the 1982 model. The combination of perfectly brushed and cleaned surfaces and the cleaned and sloped edges add a note of refinement to the outline of the watch. The roundabout brushed bezel is slimmer and the engraved Roman numerals have likewise been redesigned.
Even the notorious hooks (cleaned) that grasp the bezel at 3 and 9 o’clock are more slender and the crown presently includes a more exquisite conelike shape. Strangely, these new Omega Constellation have a water-obstruction of simply 50m, that is a large portion of the water-opposition of models like the dressier 39mm Constellation Globemaster with Master Chronometer status or even the prior 38mm models in the Constellation family with Omega type 8500 – not Master Chronometer though.
The metal arm bands are amazingly all around fabricated and alluded to as “mono-rang” wristband plans (single-interface). New cleaned mid-bar joins, diverging from the brushed connections, improve adaptability while the thin profile of the wristbands is cleaned and slanted. The fasten has a 2mm delivery change for brisk DIY alterations.
As referenced, this fifth-age Omega Constellation comes with new faces from exemplary dark, silver, blue, white and earthy colored to the new mottled (a piece “snowflake-like”) dials in blue, gold and dim. The metallic hands and hour markers have likewise been upgraded and the aspects on the records copy the state of the Freedom Tower in New York. Another mark highlight is the applied gold star over the trapezoidal date window at 6 o’clock. In accordance with its extravagance sports watch personality, the hour and moment hands have a segment of lume in their centre.
Like the first models of 1952 that paraded their chronometry, the new Constellation gent’s collection is furnished with Omega’s in-house Co-Axial Master Chronometer type 8800. Beating at 25,200vph (3.5Hz) and with a 55h force hold, this programmed development includes all the exemplary Omega advancements, like Co-Axial escapement and a silicon balance spring. The METAS-affirmed chronometer development additionally offers vigorous enemy of attractive properties equipped for managing fields of up to 15,000 gauss. Noticeable through the scratch-safe sapphire gem caseback you can see the rhodium-plated completes, the arabesque Geneva waves and darkened screws. The watch comes with a 5-year warranty.
With 26 unique models to browse, costs shift an incredible arrangement relying upon the metal or combinations of metal and the decision of a cowhide lash or a metal wristband. To give you a thought, the section level steel-on-calfskin retails for EUR 5,500, and a Sedna (rose) gold with coordinating arm band, the most costly model, retails for EUR 29,800. This makes this watch a fairly very much valued option in contrast to other extravagance sports watches, and one of the lone models in this 5k-6k Euros range. Underneath the maximum list:
- steel on cowhide – EUR 5,500
- steel on steel arm band – EUR 5,700
- steel-and-gold on calfskin – EUR 7,000
- steel-and-gold on arm band – EUR 8,400
- Sedna gold on calfskin – EUR 17,500
- Sedna gold on arm band – EUR 29,800
- yellow gold on calfskin – EUR 17,500
- yellow gold on arm band – EUR 29,800
More data at omegawatches.com.