(calibre 505 case 2852 - Courtesy Larry Kaplan)
Omega Constellation and other model chronometers from the 1950s and 60s are regarded as more collectible and valuable than their unadjusted contemporaries. But should this be so? Does a chronometer retain its 'chronometer-ness' over the years, or does time and wear render it no different to non-chronometer models?
Click here for an essay on what goes in to a chronometer before the case back goes on. The file is large so it will take a little time to download.