Omega Constellation Automatic Chronometer 168.0054 c.1972

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The Watch

Named after the 8 stars emblazoned on the crest representing the 8 precision records Omega set, Omega first launched the Constellation line in 1952.

This particular Omega Constellation dates from 1972 and boasts a wonderful Black Dial, which is in fantastic condition and is extremely aesthetically pleasing. Housed in a Steel "C" Case these were the first Constellations to have the Chronometer rated 1011 Calibre movement.

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The Specs

Age: c.1972
Reference: 168.0054.
Movement: Automatic with Hacking Sweep Seconds and Day/Date Wheel.
Calibre: 1011.
Timekeeping: Very good.
Service History: Fully Serviced November 2022.
Dial: Original Omega Factory Dial.
Case: Stainless Steel.
Measurements: without/with Crown: 36mm/37.9mm End to End: 40.6mm
Bezel: Solid.
Water Resistant?: No.
Hands: Original.
Crystal: Replacement crystal.
Crown: Original Signed Omega Crown. 
Strap/Bracelet: New 20mm Black Genuine Leather Handmade Strap with Omega signed Stainless Steel buckle.
Lug Width: 20mm

Getting Acquainted

Bits that stand out:
- Gorgeous Black Dial.
- Day Date Wheel.
- Unusual Case.

Nitty Gritty:
- Case has been polished at some stage in the past.
- Movement has lost some of its Gilt Finish, however it is fully professionally serviced.

Overall the Connie is in nice Vintage condition.
The Dial is in a lovely condition.
Steel Case is in good nick. It has been polished at some stage in the past.
The caseback is nice.
The Crown is signed Omega and is original.
Crystal has been replaced at some stage and is in good nick.
Hands are in nice order.