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THE FIRST CONSTELLATION

1952

THE FIRST CONSTELLATION

Named after the eight stars emblazoned on its crest, the Constellation was launched by OMEGA in 1952. Because of its high-quality construction and unfaltering precision, the Constellation quickly became known as “the Swiss watch”.

The eight stars on the Constellation medallion represent eight precision records that OMEGA set at Kew-Teddington and the Geneva Observatory during the mid-20th century. The iconic engraving of the stars and observatory are in homage to these results, as well as the incredible accuracy that the Constellation watch offered, and still offers, to consumers

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The first model in the OMEGA Constellation collection
The Constellation insignia depicted on the cupola of the Geneva Observatory
The story of Omega