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Omega De Ville Watches Co-Axial Revolution

The mention of Omega De Ville watches first appeared in October 1960 in the promotion of new Seamaster monocoque models.

By 1967, the De Ville collection had become the largest group within the entire Omega range.

It was seen as youthful, varied and they suited the latest fashion trend.

In 1999, the revolutionary Co-Axial escapement was installed for the first time on the Omega De Ville, resulting in a large accuracy improvement and mechanism life.

Today, there is a larger variety of De Ville lines in which most of them use the Co-Axial escapement.

Omega De Ville Watches are perhaps the most varied mens collection from Omega in terms of design.

You will find unique models like none other of the brands ranges.

Like Omega’s other mens lines, materials featured are stainless steel or 18ct red gold dials and bracelet, real leather, alligator or calf skin strap and sapphire crystal glass.

Omega De Ville Hour Vision Watches
The Hour Vision features the Omega’s new Co-Axial calibre 8500/8501 created to achieve superlative accuracy and longevity.

The transparent case back is presented on a large 41mm casing with every element of the timepiece gleeming with striking details. All models have a rhodium plated hour track.

Omega De Ville Watches Co Axial Revolution

Omega De Ville Co-Axial Watches

There are several models within the Co-Axial range, they are the Rattrapante (split seconds), Chronoscope, Chronoscope GMT, Chronograph, Chronometer, GMT and Power Reserve.

Each one focuses on a certain aspect of a function with some having combined complications. This includes chronograph, date, time zone, split seconds and power reserve functions.

Omega De Ville Prestige Watches

The ‘Prestige’ line adopts a more subtle and traditional style than the other De Ville lines. Using a basic round dial for all its models with some incorporating a ‘small seconds’ function which displays the seconds in the bottom center section of the face.

Omega De Ville X2 Watches

The ‘X2′ line uses a stunning square dial and some models uses the same chronograph function design as seen on the ‘Co-Axial’ line. Also available is a plain version incorporating either small seconds or date display.

The most eye catching feature however is the large roman numerals on each side of the face which highlights the whole persona of the timepiece.

Although Omega De Ville watches have taken a backseat to Omega’s other collections, the new designs and Co-Axial escapement mechanism has given the De Ville range an all new and improved style and technique.However, vast improvements mean that the De Ville isn’t going to be cheap as the starting price is placed at around £3,000.