Category Archives: Omega

Expensive watch wearing….revisited

Some of you who are kind enough to bear through the rumblings every week or twice often hold a grudge against Gonzo that he is averse to the use of plastics, circuit boards and batteries! True. If they belong to irresponsible, disposable watches. Else, he values them for almost the same reasons you value them

Cost: From a vegan perspective

“Hamesha itnie kimti ghadiya kaheko lagaata?” – “Why do you put on such costly watches every time?” Things are not much different in India. Here, too, the craft of watch-making comes under siege at times. Stepping into the battleground thus created is a matter of choice; to defend it; plain, cold logic is enough. Their

Omega movements: Better than Rolex?

Santo speaks: That’s exactly where things took off. The recent flood of Omega – the other most well known watch besides Rolex – triggered the much-discussed topic once more. Both the Rolex and Omega camps tried settling the debate in the most honourable and most arrogant of ways. So, it is foolhardy to assume I’m

The Omega De Ville Prestige Co-Axial Chronometer – Very favourable first impressions

The OMEGA De Ville Prestige Co-Axial Chronometers bring mixed reactions; neither unpleasant. Their large and loyal following is not just about the classic and elegant crowd; its design and characteristic luxury styling is a subject of interest to anyone admiring timeless existence. It exudes from the design. They are perspicuous right at the first glance,

Co-Axial escapement: Omega’s signature creation

These entire years horology – as a whole – witnessed many different escapements. They came and they went; they still come and go and its discussion is limited within close circles. Even then, the world outside the shrunken range must know of the Co-Axial escapement. Designed by George Daniels in the 1970s, the British master

Speed & Sea: The ways James bonds with his watch

We talk about films today. James Bond movies those were made 1995 and later. Any plausible reasons behind? – Certainly. And I see some of the readers ready to spill it out. Wait, we all know it; let the bubble burst not so fast. The thing is, Omega, unlike what many of us think, is