The New Omega Manufacture in Bienne – What Does That Mean?

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The New Omega Manufacture in Bienne – What Does That Mean?

On November 2nd, we joined the inauguration of the new Omega production facility in Bienne. The ceremony was performed by Nick Hayek (Swatch Group CEO), Raynald Aeschlimann (Omega CEO), Johann Schneider-Ammann (Head of Switzerland’s Federal Department of Economic Affairs) and the architect of the beautiful building, Shigeru Ban. Besides that, the Omega employees that work in […]

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Speedy Tuesday – the Omega GTG in Vienna

Omega GTG in Vienna

Here at Fratello Watches, we enjoy getting out to see our longstanding readers while taking the opportunity to meet new faces. Last week, I had the chance to do exactly that. A month or so earlier, Markus (aka @vintagewatchzilla), informed me that he was working with Omega Austria to organize a small, but activity packed, […]

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Omega Speedmaster Professional 145.022-69 – 52Mondayz, week #37

Omega Speedmaster Professional 145.022-69 – 52Mondayz, week #37

That wasn’t easy. It’s alway difficult for me to take my Rolex GMT-Master II, which I wore for 52Mondayz week #36, off my wrist. Something serious has to be brought into position to manage that. What else could that be except an Omega Speedmaster Professional? Omega Speedmaster Professional ref. 145.022-69 And I decided to go […]

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Preview of Geneva November 2016 Auctions: CHRISTIE’S GENEVA

Sacha Davidoff Reports On The November 2016 Watch Auctions Following my preview of the Antiquorum & Phillips watch auctions, my brother and I took a look at Christie’s upcoming auction catalog, but sadly did not have the pleasure of viewing the watches in person yet as they are currently traveling. The Christie’s team have focused […]

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BaselWorld 2016 Omega Speedmaster Novelties Preview – CK2998 Tribute And GSotM Meteorite

In January, we already showed you the new Speedmaster Moonphase Chronograph Master Chronometer  (click here for our preview of that watch with some notes on its history) that will be unveiled tomorrow in the flesh in Basel. However, Omega has (at least) two more tricks up their sleeve for us this year: here is the Omega Speedmaster Novelties preview for 2016. Perhaps you remember this interview we did with “friend of the show” RJ Kama (@rjkama on Instagram) about his collection of Omega watches. We asked him about his grail Speedmaster and this is what he answered: “My Grail would […]

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