1969 Omega Constellation Vintage Mens Calendar Day Date Watch - Stainless Steel

Omega

Item No. 5295

Today's offering showcases this classic and original Constellation with caliber 751 movement. It is one of the relatively few vintage automatic Constellation models to feature both day and date functions.

Built at a time when the quartz revolution was beginning to take hold and right before Omega started cutting costs with their 1xxx line of movements, this watch with very fine automatic caliber 751 carried on the high-grade mechanical tradition of the Seamaster from the 50's and 60's.

It is fully Omega down to the dial, hands, and crown and in honest original condition. The dial is untouched. The case does not appear to have ever been polished. It has wrench marks on the back from previous opening that could be polished out, and it's Observatory logo and lines are crisp.

The movement was recently cleaned and oiled. We have installed a brand new Omega crystal and new crocodile band making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

Because of its recessed crown design, we recommend keeping the watch on a winder if worn regularly.

Included with the purchase is a one-year warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.

Omega watches:
Celebrating humanity's supreme achievements and performances, from man's landing on the moon to the Olympic competitions, Omega watches have been prized for generations by those seeking the most precise timepieces in the world. Since its creation in 1848 by Louis Brandt, Omega has relentlessly pursued watchmaking perfection, earning worldwide honors and fame.

Worn on the wrists of Michael Schumacher, Pierce Brosnan, Michael Phelps, Ernie Els, Omega watches rank with those from Rolex.

  • Manufacturer: Omega
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Serial no.: 26,993,702
  • Year built: c. 1970
  • Model: Constellation, Ref. 168.016
  • Functions: Chronometer Time, Quick-Set Date, Day, Automatic, Sweep Seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: Stainless steel
  • Case markings (inside): Omega Watch Co., Swiss made, Stainless steel, 168.016
  • Case condition: Honest original condition and appears never to have been polished. Presents nicely on the wrist. Wrench marks on the case back from previous watchmaker's opening (they could be polished out). Crisp Observatory logo and lines.
  • Dial:  Silver, signed Omega and Constellation, hand-riveted steel markers topped with black, original, good condition with even aging
  • Dimensions: 35mm wide (excluding crown), 40.5mm long lug tip-to-tip
  • Hands: Original, steel luminous and blackened batons
  • Movement type: Caliber 751, 24 ruby jewels, shock resistant, micrometer regulator, chronometer certified
  • Movement markings: Omega Watch Co., Swiss, 24 Jewels, Adjusted 5 positions and temperatures, 751
  • Jewels: 24 rubies
  • Beat frequency: 19,800 BPH
  • Bands: Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn
  • Width between lugs: 18mm
  • Crystal: Signed Omega, brand new
  • Servicing: Recently cleaned and oiled, although we recommend a full overhaul for best performance. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system.
  • Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide

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