L'histoire des montres oméga - MONTRE A PAPY

The history of omega watches

1: The beginnings of the Omega story (1848-1900)

In the 19th century, Louis Brandt created Omega in Switzerland in 1848. The family business quickly distinguished itself by the quality of its watches. Towards the end of the century, Omega took an innovative approach by standardizing production and introducing interchangeable movements, thus laying the foundations for its future success.

2: The era of innovation (1900-1950)

During the first decades of the 20th century, Omega positioned itself as a pioneer in the watch industry. In 1932, the brand became the official timekeeper of the Olympic Games, establishing a tradition of precision and performance. In 1948, Omega launched the Seamaster, a collection that would become iconic.

3: The conquest of space and world fame (1950-2000)

The 1950s and 1960s marked a turning point for Omega. The creation of the Speedmaster in 1957 propelled it to the forefront, becoming the first watch worn on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 11 mission. This association with space exploration solidified Omega's reputation on a global scale. worldwide.

4: Iconic collections and the future (2000 to today)

Collections like the Constellation and Seamaster continue to evolve, combining elegance and functionality. Omega remains at the forefront of innovation with the development of the coaxial escapement in 1999, a significant advance in watchmaking precision. With renowned collaborations and a continued presence at landmark events, Omega remains a leading figure in the world of luxury watches.

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