Vintage Omega Constellation Manhattan Two-Tone quartz with honeycomb dial 396.1201 with box and papers from 1998


Presenting the iconic Omega Constellation Manhattan, a tribute to enduring sophistication and refinement. This exceptional timepiece, with its rich heritage and flawless artistry, invites you on an enchanting voyage back to 1998.

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The Vintage Omega Constellation Manhattan Two-Tone Quartz with Honeycomb Dial 396.1201 from 1998 showcases a seamless blend of sophistication and accuracy, encapsulating the design principles that have made the Constellation line a beloved choice among watch aficionados. This remarkable timepiece, featuring a 34mm diameter case, is the epitome of elegance and functionality, ideal for those who appreciate the nuances of fine watchmaking.

Design with Distinctive Features

The Constellation Manhattan series, which debuted in 1982, introduced a groundbreaking design with its characteristic “griffes” or claws on the bezel. These features were not just for show; they enhanced water resistance by firmly holding the sapphire crystal. The 396.1201 model honors this legacy with a unique bezel that continues to intrigue collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Crafted from stainless steel and gold, the two-tone bracelet of this model exemplifies Omega’s dedication to luxury and durability. The elegant combination of materials ensures that the watch is not only a visual delight but also robust enough for daily use. The bracelet seamlessly integrates with the case, providing a harmonious and aesthetically pleasing look.

A standout element of this timepiece is its intricate honeycomb dial. This detailed design not only enhances readability but also adds a touch of refined elegance. The honeycomb pattern, coupled with the two-tone aesthetic, creates a visually cohesive and striking appearance that is sure to draw admiration.

Reliable Quartz Movement

At the core of this watch is the Omega quartz caliber 1532, celebrated for its precision and dependability. Introduced in the late 20th century, this quartz movement highlighted Omega’s innovative spirit, offering a level of accuracy that surpassed traditional mechanical movements. The caliber 1532 ensures that the Constellation Manhattan is as reliable as it is beautiful.

The 396.1201 model is a prime example of Omega’s ability to merge classic craftsmanship with contemporary technology. The distinctive bezel, honeycomb dial, and two-tone bracelet all contribute to a watch that is both timeless and modern. Whether worn as a statement piece or a dependable daily accessory, this Vintage Omega Constellation Manhattan embodies the rich heritage and enduring allure of the Omega brand. For those who value precision, design, and history, this watch is a compelling choice that reflects Omega’s storied legacy.

What we love:

  • Beautiful design
  • Excellent condition watch
  • With box and papers

What you should know:

  • Unless otherwise stated, it is common for vintage watches to not come with box and papers. In the rare example that a watch does come with box and papers it will be mentioned in the description. All purchases come with a bespoke black wooden watch box and warranty card.

Additional information



Case Diameter

35 mm

Case Material

Stainless Steel, Gold

Dial Color

Honeycomb, White

Movement Type


Time Period



Factory Original