Omega DeVille Ladymatic 'Mother Of Pearl'
Why We Love it
Why We Love it–
Too often ladies’ watch designs seem phoned in, and not afforded the considered dignity of men’s watches. And that’s a serious shame.
Not so this neat Omega De Ville Ladymatic! With its funky, two-tone bracelet, mother of pearl dial, and diamond indices, it’s an original design with a chronometer-certified movement from a collection dating back to 1955.
This particular Ladymatic, a Reference 422.214.171.124.55.003 from the 2020s, is housed in a 34mm stainless steel and yellow gold case with a sapphire crystal, a signed, yellow gold crown, and a polished, stainless steel bezel. It features a lovely mother of pearl dial with applied diamond indices, a lumed ‘dagger’ handset, and a date wheel at 3 o’clock.
Paired to a two-tone, stainless steel and yellow gold multi-link bracelet with a signed, push-button deployant clasp, it’s powered by the Omega Co-Axial Calibre 8520 automatic movement. Visible via a sapphire exhibition caseback, this movement is chronometer-certified and features a 50-hour power reserve.
TL;DR: This is no chintzy, throwaway design, but a well considered watch with beautiful appointments from one of the world’s best watchmakers.
We know you’ll love it!
Founded in La-Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland as La Generale Watch Co, Omega was well ahead of the horological curve from the beginning, developing the first minute-repeating wristwatch in 1892 as well as the eponymous “Omega” caliber in 1894. This 19-ligne movement was revolutionary in that its parts could be replaced by any watchmaker in the world without modification, while its winding and time-setting via the crown provided an industry standard.
Omega became the timepiece supplier of choice for the British Royal Flying Corps in 1917, while the Americans followed suit in 1918, choosing their watches for the U.S. Army. Awards for precision chronometry became almost commonplace, while 1932 saw them become the first watch brand to time an entire Olympic Games. Their Marine, which debuted the same year, is regarded as the first commercially available diver’s watch.
During the Second World War, Omega supplied well over 100,000 timepieces to British forces, making it the largest watch supplier to the British and her allies. These watches, from the unique 6B/159 to the famed “Dirty Dozen” W.W.W, remain highly collectible today.
1948 saw the launch of the original Seamaster: Built upon the tool watch legacy of the brand’s timepieces from the War, it’s since become a byword for reliability and legibility, both as a dress watch and, more recently, as a serious diver’s tool. The Speedmaster, released in 1957 and originally marketed for the auto-racing market, first rocketed to space on the wrist of American astronaut Wally Schirra in 1962. However, it became a household name when, in 1969, it accompanied Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, and later helped save the space-stranded crew of Apollo 13 in 1970 by timing a critical rocket burn.
Today, Omega’s watches — all of which feature in-house movements — run the gamut from svelte dress pieces to the venerable Speedmaster in all its guises. Providing an unquestionable value proposition, Omega is a brand that deserves to be at the center of every serious watch lover’s collection.
Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.
Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.
We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.
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Shipping & Returns
Shipping & Returns+
All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.
Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.
We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.
Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.
We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.
Omega DeVille Ladymatic 'Mother Of Pearl'