ITEM LOCATION: Geneva
Very fine and extremely rare, 18K white gold, self-winding, round-shaped, Chronometer wristwatch with a "pie pan" dial so-called because of its resemblance to a pie pan, central second and sword hands. On the dial, the name Constellation, highlighted by an applied gold star. On the case back, the famous medallion featuring the Observatory of Geneva crowned by a constellation of eight stars. These denote Omega's participation in precision trials, which it won in 1933 and 1936.
Year Circa 1961
Bracelet Omega leather strap and stainless-steel Omega pin buckle
Dimensions 34,5 mm.
The Constellation was developed in 1952, a true synthesis of the most advanced horological technologies. The Chronometer status of each Constellation was certified by an official rating certificate with a special mention "for especially good results." A 1962 advertisement boasted, "Each Omega Constellation holds the Swiss Government's top degree for accuracy."
With a distinctive style that combines a mid-century aesthetic with the precision that Omega stands for, the Constellation is the perfect fit for a collector who desires a Chronometer with a strong history of horological excellence.
If we breakdown the reference, 14393 stands for the model's reference, /4 for the variation and SC for "Seconde Centrale" or central second.
GLOBAL GRADING: Excellent
CASE GRADING: Good
DIAL GRADING: Good Scratched Patinated HANDS Original
MOVEMENT GRADING: Good Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense