Five Great Pilot Watches (Great Holiday Gifts for those Inspired by the Sky)

From the Battle of the Bulge to infinity and beyond, the pilot watch has been an integral tool in the history of aviation. Highly engineered, innovative watches traveled with trailblazing aviators Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart, broke the sound barrier with test pilot Chuck Yeager, and even made it to the moon with Neil Armstrong.…

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James Bond 007 Spectre Movie: Daniel Craig, Action, Omega and more

Last night in New York, and the night before in Connecticut, special guests were treated to a private screening of the new James Bond 007 movie, Spectre — which hits theaters today. Actor Daniel Craig  (Bond) sports an Omega watch throughout the movie — as has been the case for years. In Spectre, as Bond…

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Omega, James Bond, 007 and Daniel Craig: Meet the Omega Seamaster 300 “Spectre” Limited Edition

OMEGA and James Bond go hand in hand, or more accurately, hand on wrist. The 24th James Bond movie, SPECTRE is set to release this fall with actor Daniel Craig playing Mr. Bond for his fourth time. In commemoration of this new film, Daniel Craig and OMEGA have teamed up to introduced the new Seamaster…

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Omega Unveils Charity Component to Summer Olympic Games 2016 and Shows Off the Seamaster Bullhead Rio watch

Yesterday, Omega — the Official Timekeeper of the Summer 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro — announced a charity component that will accompany the one-year countdown to the big event. The brand is  partnering with Viva Rio, a Brazilian non-profit organization that works  to promote a culture of peace and social inclusion. Every month for the…

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VIDEO: Omega Watches: “The Collection” Depicts Brand’s Diversity

Watches are made for all sorts of purposes. Some are purely for style.  Some are created for divers, others for climbers or even pilots.  Many of us acquire these sorts of timepieces even though we don’t necessarily worry about our oxygen pressure gauge or our tachymeter. The makers at OMEGA realize this and embrace it…

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Omega Speedster Professional Watch Owned by Astronaut Alan Bean Sells for $50,000

Earlier today, the seventh annual Space History auction from Bonhams took place — on the very same date that marks the 50th anniversary of America’s first spacewalk. Among the many rare and coveted items up for auction was astronaut Alan Bean’s 18-karat gold Omega Speedmaster Professional watch.  The timepiece fetched $50,000. During the Apollo 12 mission, Captain…

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