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AN AUTOMATIC FIRST

1931

AN AUTOMATIC FIRST

Affecting the design of movements for generations to come, OMEGA prototyped the first automatic movement to use two weights. This new design enabled the winding of the movement in both directions, dramatically improving winding efficiency.

What was once a prototype has since evolved to become the industry standard and is still in use today, powering a wide spectrum of mechanical watches.

The first automatic movement with two weights
The story of Omega