Omega is a watch maker that continues to provide an impressive selection of watches for men and women in a variety of different styles and types. The brand has proven it self by establishing a reputation for quality as well as diversity with a wide selection of high end luxury watches, some at collectible values and others that even dip below the $5,000 price tag. If you’re looking for a new time piece, then it might be worth your while to check out our picks for the best 10 Omega watches of 2019.
1. The Omega Seamaster Diver 300M In Ceramic And Titanium
The Seamaster Dive 300M is a top pick for 2019 from the luxury watchmaker who created this watch with a combination of ceramic and titanium materials in a diver that is water resistant up to 300 meters. The case is crafted of black ceramic using high quality grade 5 titanium for both front and back components of the case. It measures 43.5 mm in diameter. The dial is a black ceramic providing a lovely background for the stick and round indexes, which are applied and lume filled for excellent legibility, even in the murky depths. The movement is an in-house automatic winding Omega Caliber 8806, with 35j ewels, beating at a frequency of 3.5 Hz, a power reserve of 55 hours, chronometer certified and hours, minutes and seconds functions. The price is set at $8,100.00, available in the spring of 2019 according to Hodinkee.
2. The Omega Seamaster Exclusive Boutique New York Limited Edition
Collectors will be thrilled with the opportunity to obtain the Omega Seamaster Exclusive Boutique New York Limited Edition, a collectible from the moment it was issued. It’s only available through New York boutiques authorized by Omega. There is a strict limit on the production of this watch to just 399 examples and when they’re gone, there will not be more made. The case is 3950 mm in diameter and is made of stainless steel. The dial is a wonderful gradiated grey color which serves as a nice contrasting medium for the 18k white gold indexes. The movement of this exclusive time piece is an in-house Omega automatic winding in both directions Caliber 8800 which is METAS Master chronometer certified, finished with rhodium plating in arabesque Geneva waves. The functions are date, hours, minutes and seconds with a power reserve of 55 hours. Five variations of this limited edition watch are available and the price is $7,600.
3. The Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 Anniversary Limited Edition
An excellent choice for 2019 is the new 50th Anniversary limited edition of the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11. This watch is an eye catching piece with just 1,014 which were produced for 2019. The diameter of the 18 karat gold case is 42 mm with a lovely gold dial and marvelously contrasting onyx indexes. The movement is a hand wound in house Omega Master chronometer 3861 with a 48 hour power reserve beating at 26,100 vph with a 12 hour chronograph, hours, minutes and second functions. The bracelet complements the case in Moonshine 18k gold material with a variety of components plated in the same material for a cost of $31,388 in USD, available in July of 2019.
4. The Omega 19 Ligne Pocket Watch Caliber 125th Anniversary Edition
For 2019 another choice in the novelty and pocket watch category is the special 125th Anniversary edition of the Omega 19 Ligne Pocket Watch Caliber. Attention collectors, this is a rare piece that became a highly desired collector’s timepiece from the moment of its release. It’s a re-edition of the first chronograph with roots that go back to the year 1913, and just 18 examples have been made for retail featuring the 321 chronograph movement. This is the movement which has been used in the Speedmaster Professional, but was retired from use after that. This is a historical event and the movement is used in Omega’s special edition De Ville Tresor Pocket to power the timepiece with the hand wound master chronometer movement.
5. The Omega De Ville Trésor 125th Anniversary Edition
This is a very special wrist watch that is powered with Omega’s in-house caliber 8929 manual winding movement which beats at 4 Hz with 28,800 vph and is METAS Master Chronometer Certified. The movement features an 18k Sedna gold balance bridge with a co-axial escapement with anti-magnetic qualities up to 15, gauss. The functions are jumping hour, hours, minutes and seconds with a power reserve of 72 hours and water resistance up to 30 meters. The case is made of yellow gold measuring 40mm. The dial offers a lovely red background serving as an amazing contrast for the applied yellow gold baton style indexes, with a complementary burgundy leather strap to complete the eye catching aesthetic. The price is $16,191. and the watch was released for sale in February of 2019.
6. Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Apollo 8 Dark Side Of The Moon
The Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Apollo 8 Dark Side of the Moonis a collectible piece that honors the accomplishments of our brave men in the space program with a nod to the vintage version of this watch in a 44.25 mm x case crafted in black ceramic. The dial offers a partially skeletonized view of the inner workings of the movement beneath with a spectacular display window when you flip the watch over and view the movement through the sapphire glass protection, giving you a view of the surface of the moon as it were. The Apollo 8 is powered with an Omega hand would caliber 1861 chronograph movement with a variety of stylizing to represent the moon’s surface. The tachymeter scale located on the ceramic bezel features a lumed treatment on the bezel which brilliantly contrasts yellows with the dark hues along with a matching dark rubber strap stitched in yellow, for the price of $9,750.
7. Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150m Co-Axial Master Chronometer
Another excellent choice from the Omega line in 2019 is the Seamaster Aqua Terra 150m Co-Axial Master Chronometer. This wristwatch features a 38mm stainless steel case with an exhibition case back to reveal the mechanical workings of the movement beneath and a wave edge design which is quite ornate whether looking from the front or the back, both protected with a sapphire crystal. The watch is powered by a caliber 8800 movement, METAS certified with hours, minutes, seconds and date functions. The dial is a silver color with a teak pattern and the date window placed at 6 o’clock. The indexes are filled with white Super LumiNove and the hands are blackened enhancing the legibility of the fact. This watch is offered for a retail rice of $5,400.
8. Omega Railmaster Denim Co-Axial Master Chronometer
The Railmaster Denim is an attractive watch that can be worn with its namesake denim strap or a steel bracelet to alter the personality to suit the occasion, whether casual, or more sophisticated. This watch is inspired by the 1957 Railmaster, design to be anti magnetic specially for those who made their occupations on the rails. The watch features an in house Omega CoAxial master chronometer caliber 8806 movement with hours, minutes and seconds functions. The case is stainless steel in a 40mm width with a blue jean colored dial and an anti reflective sapphire crystal cover. Legibility is enhanced with lume filling on the indexes in this remake of a classic watch that is highly anti magnetic and resistant to water up to 150 meters for a selling price of $5,000.
9. Omega Speedmaster Speedy Tuesday 2 ‘Ultraman’ Watch
This edition was made in celebration of the fifth anniversary of Speedy Tuesday. The case is made of black stainless steel measuring 42mm in width with a special case back that features the words “Speedy Tuesday, Limited Edition” The dial is black colored with black subdials and nicely contrasting indexes of white and red tips which stand out nicely. The average price for this limited edition is $8,239.
10. Omega Seamaster 300 Malachite and Lapis Lazuli
The Seamaster 300 is offered in a green or a blue dial in this collection and it’s suitable for wear on dressy occasions as well as taking on up to 300 meters of water depth and surviving very well. These spectacular watches feature dials made of malachite and Lapis Lazuli, which is what makes them so very special. They’re offered in a case size of 41 mm, with your choice of 18k yellow gold or platinum for a price of $69,100.