Omega Replica

Written by Jeremy Horelick
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The Omega replica watch is popular not only for its faithful reproduction of Omega's award-winning design, but for the brand's affiliation with the space program as well. In 1969, the Omega Speedmaster became the first watch worn on the moon. Not only did Neil Armstrong wear an Omega, so did all Apollo crew thereafter.

But Omega was a trendsetter well before its use in outer space. Louis Brandt, who founded Omega in Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland in 1848, was also a pioneer in the realm of manufacturing. After Omega moved to Bienne in 1880, the Brandt family instituted the first assembly-line manufacturing system, which cut costs drastically.

The Omega Replica Today

Nowadays, a similar sense of adventure guides the Omega philosophy. In 1974 Omega continued its foray into the technological frontier with its Mega Quartz 2400, which had 10 times the accuracy of a standard quartz watch. Moreover, the 2400 was honored with a Marine Chronometers Certificate, the first wrist watch to win that distinction. Is it any wonder then that so many consumers seek out Omega replica watches today?

Sure, there are many people who can afford a "real" Omega, but even those big-spenders are usually loathe to wear their authentic watches on a day-to-day basis. An Omega replica watch is built with the same durability but comes at a far lower cost than an actual Omega. There's little use in exposing precision timepieces to the sinister threats of office life when replica watches help you complete the stylish look you're shooting for.

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