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OMEGA more than 160 years has been a model of pioneering: first watch, participating in the space program and the Apollo mission to the moon; first watch for motorists; the first and only in the world of watches with certified marine chronometer. On 24 Olympics OMEGA Company acted as the official timekeeper, as well as a leader in the field of sports timekeeping. These and many other achievements have been made possible thanks to the perseverance and determination that allowed the company OMEGA become one of the world leaders in the watch industry.
The company was founded in 1848 by 23-year-old Louis Brandt in the Swiss town of La Chaux-de-Fonds. In winter, the young Louis collecting pocket watches from parts, which he supplied local artisans parts. When spring comes, he went on a trip to Europe to sell their products. Watches in demand and ensure their comfortable existence.
In 1879, Louis died, and his sons, Louis-Paul and Cesar, rebuilt workshop assembly hours a watch factory, so all the details of the mechanism and assembly of steel produced in one place. In 1880, the brothers transferred their production to the city of Biel. first caliber and called it to the last letter of the Greek alphabet «Ω» (OMEGA) was created after 4 years. What it symbolizes completeness, excellence, durability and perfection. The clock mechanism with a native company has become a great success and the brothers decided to rename the company, which was originally called «Louis Brandt & Fills».
In 1903, the brothers die and leave the company to their 4th sons. The older son was named Paul-Emile, and when he was barely 23 years old, it was he who had a great influence on the development of the company over the next 50 years. After the First World War, the economic crisis pushes Paul to the decision to enter into an alliance with another Tissot watch factory and together they create a corporation «Societe Suisse pour l'Industrie Horlogere S.A.» (SSIH). Since 1955, under the leadership of Joseph Reiser company SSIH Group continues its growth, joined by about fifty companies.
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In 1909, Omega first came as the official timekeeper at competitions in races on the balloons. In 1932, the Summer Olympic Games were held, where Omega first ever carried out the timing of all sports disciplines. In the future, the official timekeeper Omega acted Olympics more than 20 times.
In 1995, Pierce Brosnan starred in the James Bond film "Golden Eye" and put on the clock Omega Seamaster Quartz Professional. In all these films, the protagonist was a clock Omega Seamaster Professional Chronometer. In the 22nd James Bond film on the arm of Daniel Craig appearing watches Omega Seamaster Professional Planet Ocean 600 m with a steel bracelet. To mark the release of the new film company released a limited series in the amount of 5007 pieces. A distinctive feature is the inscription on the reverse side of glass «Quantum of Solace» and engraved "007" on the back of the watch, as well as the number of hours.