1966 Omega Constellation Pie-pan dial ref 168.005 “cross-hair”
OMEGA is a watchmaker of all kinds, from sports timekeeping to space exploration to they involvement with humanitarian organizations and, of course, their association with the world’s most famous secret agent. The collection includes pieces that would thrill any collector of our time. By making both historically rich pieces, but also the most stunning designs. It is on the podium of the most coveted and constantly evolving brands.
One of Omega’s flagship models was the Constellation family, which appeared on dials in 1952. The detail that is so dear to the hearts of its fans is the medallion on the back of the case which features the Geneva observatory and eight stars, symbolizing the eight chronometry records won by Omega.
This particular reference has a perfectly preserved dial and case with nice faceted lugs, flat bezel, and a screw-down case back with Constellation logo. On the “pie-pan” dial the faceted steel and black baton indexes combined with the steel and black dauphine hands and the date window create a nice balance to the watch.
Mechanically, the watch is powered by the cal. 561 is known as robust and accurate.