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Omega 'Railmaster' Co-Axial Master Chronometer

 

Omega 'Railmaster'

The first Omega 'Railmaster' was built for railway staff or anyone who worked close to electrical fields. Shielded by an inner protective case, the watch was able to resist magnetic fields of up to 1,000 gauss, guaranteeing reliable precision for the wearer. By comparison, most antimagnetic watches at that time offered protection at only around 60 gauss.

 

Omega 'Railmaster' Advertisement from 1959 ...

 

Omega launches its first e-commerce platform

 

Omega launches its first e-commerce platform

I say, this is something that would have been denied a year ago ... But times change and the demand to buy online is growing rapidly. 

"The arrival of e-commerce is an important moment for Omega", the brand communicated. "Until now, customers relied only on location-based boutiques when buying straight from the brand. Now, customers in the United States will be able to browse and buy from wherever they are connected."

Information and pictures of Omega’s newest factory in Biel / Switzerland

 

That's a pretty comprehensive document! Due to the fact that we could take no own pictures I think this is the best I can provide to you today ...

 

Yo may discover the following content:

CHAPTER 1 - 3 The Doors Are Opened

CHAPTER 2 - 8 The Artistry of Shigeru Ban

CHAPTER 3 -12 Efficient energy

CHAPTER 4 - 16 The Technology Inside

CHAPTER 5 - 22 The new Home of METAS testing

CHAPTER 6 - 26 The History of the Site 

Talking to Raynald Aeschlimann, President & CEO, on the occasion of the opening of Omega´s newest factory

 

I can tell you Raynald was very proud yesterday! 

“Alexander, of course I am, since we have created a truly innovative workspace, but the real value of this new building is efficiency. We have been able to now combine all of our assembly and testing processes under one roof. That means a complete consolidation of work that will help Omega to become much more productive and streamlined than ever before.”

The Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer development in retrospect

The pictures above show new 2017 Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer wristwatches and their prices in Euro including 20 % VAT.

 

 

Underneath you can watch the two videos I taped in Geneva January, 17 in 2013. This was the day when Omega presented us its newest 15.000 Gauss technology ...

 

The first video shows how we measured the strength of the magnet that should disturb/destroy the new 15.000 Gauss watch ...

 

Hurrah for the Emirates Team New Zealand! Together with Omega, the sponsor and Official Timekeeper, they won the America´s Cup 2017 in Bermuda

Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) simply delivered a stunning performance every day throughout every stage of the competition on water. By first taking a 5-2 win in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Finals, the ETNZ advanced to the America’s Cup Match against Oracle Team USA. It was then when ETNZ proved to be extremely powerful and the Kiwis sailed confidently to a well deserved victory. The “Auld Mug” is now back in New Zealand! 

Omega together with the Emirates New Zealand Team at the 35th America´s Cup in Bermuda

The race is on. America´s Cup challenger Emirates Team New Zealand tries to bring the cup home. Since 1995 Omega is a partner and sponsor of the Kiwis. "22 years on a bumpy road", as Emirates Team New Zealand CEO Grant Dalton told me in the America´s Cup village in Bermuda. I also talked to Raynald Aeschlimann, the CEO and President of Omega. Listen to my interviews and discover the two new Omega America´s Cup timepieces.