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“The team at Manhattan Time Services did a great job with my extremely tricky vintage Omega Speedmaster. I am thoroughly impressed and look forward coming back for routine automatic watch services. ”
- Joseph T. | Philadelphia
“I brought to Manhattan Time Srvices several vintage Omega watches over the years. Each time the repair was done rapidly and to my complete satisfaction by very competent and polite watchmakers. Would recommend very highly.”
-Alessandro C. | New York
“I had my 40 yr. old Omega Seamaster repaired by MTS. It had not been running for 5yrs. and was in need of an overhaul. I've had it back for only a few days but the work appears to be of good quality, it looks good, and is keeping time well. This is a serious, professional, operation that does quality work. ”
- Tim F. | Connecticut
Omega was founded at La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, in 1848 by then 23-year-old Louis Brandt, who started assembling key-wound pocket watches from parts he got from local craftsmen. Shortly after, he began selling his watches all over Italy, Scandinavia and England, which was his best market. After Brandt's death in 1879, his sons Louis-Paul and Cesar took over the company and began producing everything in-house with a staff of professional watchmakers. The actual name, Omega, didn't appear until 1894, only nine years before both Louis-Paul and Cesar would pass away, leaving the company in the hands of four young people (the oldest of which was only 24). However, after a merger with Tissot, the company would continue its success and become one of the most notable names in watchmaking. In fact, according to an Omega study, the company estimates that 7 out of 10 people have heard about their brand of watches.
In 1999, Omega unveiled the world’s first mass-produced watch, the Calibre 2500, that incorporated a co-axial escapement. This breakthrough functions with virtually no lubrication, therefore eliminating one of the most common shortcomings in traditional watches. By implementing radial friction instead of sliding friction at the impulse surfaces, the co-axial escapement significantly reduces friction and nets longer service intervals and greater accuracy over time.