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Omega Museum JFK’s Omega Wristwatch acquired

(12/2005) Omega is proud to announce that it has acquired the Omega wristwatch that once belonged to former US President John F. Kennedy. This watch was part of The Robert White Collection - the world’s largest privately owned collection relating to JFK’s life and career – which is being auctioned by Guernsey’s in New York from 15 to 17 December 2005. This unique and historic piece was bought for 350’000 USD, the highest bid of the auction’s first day.

Fastest person to sail solo around the world OMEGA celebrated Ellen MacArthur

(12/2005) The Parisian Omega Boutique welcomed more than 120 guests, aficionados of the brand and press members to give tribute to Ellen MacArthur and her record. To celebrate this achievement, Olivier Péretier, Grand reporter at the Nouvel Observateur, and a true passionate sailor himself, introduced Ellen and her amazing achievement in the international world of sailing and her flamboyant record around the world.

Dresden’s International Congress Glashütte Original Wins Saxon State Prize for Design

(12/2005) The traditional Saxon luxury watch manufactory Glashütte Original was awarded the sought-after Saxon State Prize for Design 2005 during a ceremony that took place at Dresden’s International Congress on November 30th, 2005. Presiding over the award ceremony was Saxon State Minister for Economics and Labor, Thomas Jurk.

Very unique and glamorous X-Mas gift Omega Ambassador Anna Kournikova in Mexico

(11/2005) In view of the forthcoming opening of Omega’s 26th flagship boutique at Mexico’s prestigious Masaryk avenue, Anna Kournikova made a short stopover at Latin America’s largest megalopolis. The brand’s ambassador was invited by Omega to model the latest creations of Ivonne Cohen and Carlo Demichelis, two glamorous Mexican fashion designers,  combined to the Swiss watchmaker’s most recent timepieces and exquisite jewellery.

Characterised by a decade of success Omega: Michael Schumacher renews longstanding partnership

(10/2005) What better way to celebrate ten years of partnership than to continue such a successful working relationship? Omega is pleased to announce the extension of its agreement with Michael Schumacher as an international ambassador for the brand. The seven-times Formula 1 World Champion and passionate watch collector is one of the longest serving Omega ambassadors and has already added a special touch to numerous international events organised by Omega.

Only Watch 2005 Breguet joins the fight against Myopathic Diseases

(09/2005) On September 22 next, Montres Breguet S.A. will join a major international charity project sponsored by the Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies , whose president is H.R.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. A prestigious event called Only Watch 2005 will be staged in Monaco on that date under the high patronage of H.R.H. Prince Albert II. An exceptional auction sale of oneof-a-kind or first-in-a-series watches designed especially for the occasion will be staged for the benefit of the United Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Association which finances medical research on genetic diseases, in particular Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Certified on eight types of plane John Travolta - The star pilot flies Breitling

(02/2005) A seasoned pilot, certified on eight types of plane, with over 5,000 flying hours under his belt. A watch brand that has lived through some of the grandest hours in aviation history with its "wrist instruments" designed for the most demanding professionals. John Travolta and BREITLING were destined to meet each other.

Official timekeeper and sponsor Omega at the FEI World Endurance Championship

(01/2005) For the first time, Omega was the official timekeeper of the FEI World Endurance Championship 2005, held on January 27th. The brand's role, as official timekeeper and sponsor, is in keeping with its tradition of timekeeping prestigious international events. Endurance is a relatively young sport but one that is exceedingly challenging for the competitors, their steeds as well as the timekeepers, due to the distances involved. Omega's history of over 150 years of watchmaking and over a century of timing the world's most renowned sporting events makes it the perfect partner for a race with such a complex timing system.

Also known as an albatross OMEGA: Thongchai Jaidee receives Double Eagle Trophy

(12/2004) The OMEGA Double Eagle Trophy rewards professional golfers for a particularly special feat that can only be achieved with the utmost precision. Representing a score of 3 under par, the Double Eagle is a rare occurrence indeed, since it requires a hole-in-one on a par-4 hole or in two shots on a par-5 hole.

Exclusive photoshoot with famous top actress Tomoka Kurotani Omega brand ambassador Ian Thorpe launches the Omega Bijoux collection in Japan

(11/2004) To officially launch the OMEGA Bijoux collection in Tokyo, OMEGA brand ambassador Ian Thorpe today took part in an exclusive photoshoot with famous top actress Tomoka Kurotani for the magazine FRaU. Prestige watch manufacturer OMEGA presented for the first time in Tokyo its highly successful jewellery collection OMEGA Bijoux, which made its first international debut in Paris in April 2002.

Enjoy the bobsleigh experience OMEGA Bobsleigh Cup in St. Moritz

(01/2004) OMEGA's annual bobsleigh cup took place in St. Moritz today, with star guest Anna Kournikova following in the footsteps of fellow brand ambassadors Michael Schumacher and Martina Hingis to experience the once-in-a-lifetime thrill of a so-called taxi ride down the Olympia Bobrun St. Moritz-Celerina.

The last man to walk on the moon OMEGA: Gene Cernan in Moscow

(12/2003) Captain Cernan had not been to Moscow since 1990 and was very impressed at the progress that has occured in the interim. At a packed press conference on December 16 he confirmed that "as much as has changed in Moscow during recent years one thing that has not changed is the warmth and hospitaility of the Russians themselves".

Beautiful ambassador: Anna Kournikova Spectacular launch of OMEGA Bijoux in the Netherlands

(12/2003) Last night, OMEGA introduced the stunning "Bijoux" jewellery collection in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, during the official opening of the unique Millionair Fair. OMEGA's beautiful ambassador Anna Kournikova was present for this fantastic occasion. Kournikova: "Happy Christmas everyone, and buy a lot of Bijoux for your families".

Among the guests: NASA astronaut Charles Duke Michael Schumacher opens the new OMEGA store in Munich

(11/2003) Prestige Swiss watchmaker OMEGA today welcomed a very special guest for the opening of its new store in Munich: OMEGA ambassador and Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher officially opened the new OMEGA store on Munich's exclusive Maximilianstrasse. Another exceptional personality was among the guests: NASA astronaut Charles Duke, who landed on the moon in the 1970s with Apollo 16. In its stylish two-floor premises, OMEGA presents its entire watch collection and offers watch fans a complete resource on the brand.

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