Omega Constellation Pie Pan Ref.167.005 c.1966

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The Watch

Omega first began producing the Constellation line in 1952 and it's still a cornerstone of the modern brand. The Constellation was Omega’s answer to what a technically superior dress wristwatch should be. 


Today's example dates to 1966 and was given a couple of characteristics that would go on to define the collection. The Iconic "Pie Pan" dial has the Constellation branding on it, of course, as well as an applied star logo. The Case has wonderful crisp "dog leg" lugs and caseback is a depiction of the Geneva Observatory with eight stars that represent the eight observatory chronometer competitions Omega won in the 20th century. As you might expect, this Constellation was a chronometer-rated watch, and it says so proudly on the dial.


Ask any seasoned Omega collector, and they'll vouch for how desirable this particular "dog-leg" and "pie-pan" variant is – we're excited to offer this one.


View this pantastic example in a video: here



The Specs

Age: c.1966.
Reference: 167.005.
Movement: Automatic with Sweep Seconds.
Calibre: 551.
Timekeeping: Very good for Age and Nature.
Service History: Unknown.
Dial: Original Omega Factory Dial.
Case: Stainless Steel.
Measurements: without/with Crown: 34.2mm/36.2mm End to End: 42.6mm
Bezel: Solid.
Water Resistant?: No.
Hands: Original.
Crystal: Original Omega crystal.
Crown: Original Signed Omega Crown. 
Strap/Bracelet: Original 1037 Beads of Rice Bracelet with 70 end links. Fits approx 7.5in Wrist.
Lug Width: 18mm

Getting Acquainted

Bits that stand out:
- Very Clean all Original Example. 
- Crisp Unpolished Dog Leg Lugs.
- Simplicity at its best.
- Non-Lume Pie Pan Dial.

Nitty Gritty:
- Some minor age related marks to Case.
- Dial has some very minor discolouration to the Lacquer by the 8-9 Marker, please note that the close up high res shots are making this look a lot worse than it is, see the wrist shot for a more realistic view of this. 

Overall the Pie Pan is in smashing Vintage condition.
The Dial is in a lovely condition.
Steel Case is in very good nick.
The caseback is nice, it has some scratches.
The Original Crown is signed Omega and is original.
Crystal is signed Omega and is original.
Hands are in nice order.