A fine and heavy rectangular yellow gold bracelet watch with tiger's eye crown

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  • Manufacturer: Omega
    Year: Circa 1970
    Reference No: 8310
    Movement No: 26'514'994
    Case No: 021
    Model Name: Constellation
    Material: 18k yellow gold and tiger's eye
    Calibre: Automatic, 712, 24 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: 18k yellow gold Omega bracelet
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k yellow gold Omega folding clasp stamped 353020
    Dimensions: 29 mm. width
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    This heavy Omega constellation features an impressive yellow gold bracelet and is chronometer tested. The watch is furthermore fitted with a tiger's eye crown, which gradually changes in color throughout. While this detail may be easily missed, it is instantly recognizable to the discerning eye. The watch is in excellent overall condition.

  • Maker Bio

    Omega

    Swiss • 1848

    Omega's rich history begins with its founder, Louis Brandt, who established the firm in 1848 in La Chaux de Fonds. In 1903, the company changed its 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 wristwatch to be chosen by NASA in 1965 — the first watch worn on the moon.

    Key models sought-after by collectors include their first, oversized water-resistant chronograph — the reference 2077, early Speedmaster models such as the CK 2915 and 2998, military-issued versions of the Seamaster and oversized chronometer models such as those fitted with their prestigious caliber 30T2Rg.

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Ref. 8310
A fine and heavy rectangular yellow gold bracelet watch with tiger's eye crown

歐米茄,精細,18K黃金長方形自動上弦鏈帶腕錶,“Constellation”,型號8310,約1970年製

Circa 1970
29 mm. width
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$30,000 - 50,000 

sold for HK$35,000

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