Constellation Automatic Chronometre - Solid 18k Yellow Gold Mens Watch

For sale is an iconic Swiss Made Omega Constellation Automatic Chronometre, with reference number 166.059. Introduced in 1969, it was the first Omega to feature an integrated bracelet in the case design and has been lovingly dubbed the "TV watch", as the shape of the case somewhat resembles a 60's television. The case and bracelet are entirely made of 18k yellow gold, and so is the dial: the "OM Swiss Made OM" can be found underneath the 6 O'Clock position, with OM standing for Or Massif or "solid gold" in French. It's a very hefty watch quite literally worth its weight in gold: the total weight of the watch is around 141 grams. 

Inside the 33 by 39mm case, we find a dial with mostly gold accents, black non-numeral indices and black baton style hands. A calendar window can be found at the 3 O'Clock position. It is powered by a high quality Chronometre-grade automatic movement, the Omega Cal. 1001. The original yellow gold bracelet and clasp (1155/146) allow this watch to be worn on a wrist with a maximum circumference of around 20cm. Links can easily be removed to decrease the size. In order to increase the size past 20cm, spare links will have to be sourced online.

The example sold here is in decent condition considering its age. Around the outer edges of the dial, some deterioration can be seen. The case and bracelet show wear marks all around, but no coarse damage. They originally had a brushed finish, but this has faded a bit into a more glossy shine: we have not polished the watch ourselves, but it might have been done at one point in its life. However the edges of the case and bracelet are still fairly distinctive and sharp. The crystal has been replaced for a brand new and authentic Omega crystal, complete with Omega hallmark in the centre. The crown is original too and bears the Omega logo. The watch has been freshly serviced by a professional watchmaker, and works perfectly fine.

The watch comes without any paperwork or original box, but evidently we will provide a generic box to ship it to the buyer safe and sound. Your newly acquired timepiece will be packaged with great care, and will be shipped out as fast as possible using international priority service. We usually ship the same day your payment comes in, and provide full insurance as well as a tracking code for all of our packages. If you have any questions regarding the item or our services, please do not hesitate to reach out. We'll gladly assist as soon as we get the chance.

Basic Info

Reference number








Case material

Yellow gold

Bracelet material

Yellow gold

Year of production

1972 (Approximation)


Fair (Obvious signs of wear or scratches)

Scope of delivery

No original box, no original papers


Men's watch/Unisex








Power reserve

42 h

Number of jewels



28800 A/h


Case material

Yellow gold

Case diameter

33 x 39 mm


9,5 mm

Water resistance

Not water resistant

Bezel material

Yellow gold




Gold (solid)

Dial numerals

No numerals


Bracelet material

Yellow gold

Bracelet color


Bracelet length

170 mm (110 mm / 60 mm)

Bracelet thickness

2,5 mm

Lug width

27 mm


Double-fold clasp

Clasp material

Yellow gold

Buckle width

17 mm

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