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The company, originally named "Louis Brandt" and "Brandt and sons" was located in La Chaux de Fond and moved to Bienne where the manufacture is still situated. After creating the 1st repeater mechanism for a wristwatch, in 1894 the company launches the 19-line Omega calibre, symbol and future name of the company. At the beginning of last century, the company is the official timekeeper of several sporting events and becomes in 1932 the official timekeeper of the Olympic games. In 1936 the 47.7 calibre wins the world precision record in all categories. Chronometer, sea and space are the DNA of Omega.

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Invention

Seamaster

Iconic James Bond's watch, the Seamaster was launched in 1948 to coincide with the brand 100's anniversary. It is inspired on the waterproof, shock proof and anti magnetic wristwatches design for British soldiers during the 2nd world war. Jacques-Yves Coustaud and his team used a Seamaster 300 for the Precontinent II experimentation into the Red Sea in 1963.
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