Returns are only applicable to orders made on. That first Seamaster Diver 300M introduced a robust, blue-gray, corrosion-resistant metal called tantalum to the world of watches — interestingly, a material still used only sparingly throughout the horological world by a relative handful of brands due to its density and high melting point. The Small Seconds watch comes on a brown leather strap, while the Central Seconds is on a blue-gray leather strap; both close with a steel buckle shaped like a vintage Omega logo. Time on both these models is on an opaline platinum tone dial with 18k rose gold applied hour index markers and some Arabic numerals. I'd love to know, so drop a note in the comments below. In 2018, the 70th Anniversary of the Seamaster, Omega is paying tribute to these timepieces by releasing two Limited Edition models: the Seamaster 1948 Small Seconds and the Seamaster 1948 Central Second.
It covers material and manufacturing defects existing at the time of delivery. Summary Overall the watches look great. To my eyes the version with central seconds is more interesting, due its unique dial layout, but both versions are great. The watches are presented in their own special collector's box made of soft brown leather and kept upright but easily moveable thanks to a magnetic floor. During the warranty period and by presenting the valid warranty certificate, you will have the right to have any defect repaired free of charge.
Thus the watches are made robust, precise, water-resistant and combat ready. For these new Seamaster 1948 Limited Editions, a few contemporary visual and technical solutions have been applied. In order to expedite your return, you must choose the appropriate reason code for your return on the packing slip. The black strap, sunburst grey dial with the gold hour markers seems to be overall a more balanced design. The two watches have been revamped in modern limited editions for the Omega Seamaster 1948 70th Anniversary Collection. The warranty does not cover normal wear and tear or damage caused by accidents or negligence.
As you probably already guessed, I'm a big fan of these watches. Moreover, powering the Omega Seamaster 1948 Limited Edition Platinum is the same movement used in the steel versions, the only difference is the use of solid Sedna gold rotor and balance bridge. Other touches of Sedna gold round out the picture, drawing pleasant attention to the crown, helium release valve, and borders of the middle bracelet links, as well as the framework of the luminescent-coated hour and minute hands and hour indices. Each model is limited to 1,948 pieces. We will be talking watches with you with the same boldness and passion that sets us apart.
This version features the in-house, Master-Chronometer calibre 8806 and will be delivered with a blue-grey leather strap. Any watch that fails quality inspection from Customer Service e. Both models sport a moderate 38mm a stainless-steel case, polished bezel, opaline silvery domed dial and polished crown, embossed with vintage Ω. Driven by Master Chronometer movements 8804 and 8806 respectively, these watches come in 38 mm stainless steel cases with polished bezels, opaline silvery domed dials and polished crowns embossed with vintage Ω. Omega have taken two of the Seamaster designs from the 1940s: the Seamaster 1948 Small Seconds and the Seamaster 1948 Central Second, which are powered by calibres that are, of course, a product of today.
Omega Seamaster 1948 Central Seconds The watches differ from each other somewhat subtly in their details. It comes equipped by a polished fixed bezel and crown embossed with the vintage Omega horseshoe trademark emblem. On both, we find the signature triangular polished hour indexes and Arabic numerals at each corner. On the Central Second model, both the minute and seconds hands are domed. The caseback of each watch features a tribute; the flat sapphire crystal has been laser engraved and lacquered by hand with a 70th Anniversary logo, a Chris-Craft boat and Gloster Meteor aircraft, the first jet plane used by the Royal Air Force. Verdict: Though today the name conjures up the image of a , the Seamaster started life as a dress watch back in 1948.
Meet the Baselworld 2018 Omega Seamaster 1948 Limited Editions. Their most recent pair of options come in a platinum casing and two slightly differing dials. And the iconic Seamaster can claim two of them in 2018: 70 years since the release of the original Seamaster in 1948, and 25 years since the launch of the Seamaster Professional Diver 300M model in 1993. Otherwise, the two are very similar. Video courtesy of: Omega These new options come in a 38mm case made of platinum 950 with a mixture of brushed and polished finish. The steel versions of the Omega Seamaster 1948 showed at Baselworld 2018 The Seamaster has always been linked to military watches for use within the Royal Air Force.
This simple wording guarantees a standard of quality that has been established over many centuries and is today a world-renowned symbol of excellence. For more information on this new piece, visit the official Omega. Looking more closely, one will note that the hands on the Central Second model are Dauphine-style, with a slight dome to both the minute hand and seconds hand, while the hands on the Small Seconds are leaf-shaped, with only the minute hand domed. Could Omega have gone manual with these? A demand for a peacetime application of this robust technology led to the creation of the Seamaster. These new models are water-resistant to 60m or 200ft. If you offer to pay £6000 for a Speedmaster Pro I'm sure they'd let you! It covers material and manufacturing defects existing at the time of delivery.