Although the arrival of the current year’s exceptionally foreseen James Bond film (No Time to Die) was recently pushed back because of worldwide concerns encompassing COVID-19, aficionados of extravagance watches and Agent 007 have still had a lot of Bond-related news from Omega to discuss this year.
Earlier this year, the brand presented a titanium adaptation of the Seamaster Diver 300M that joined the generally huge lineup of Omega watches. While that model was planned with contribution from Daniel Craig and will be exactly the same model that he will be wearing on-screen in his last depiction of James Bond in the upcoming film, Omega has likewise quite recently dispatched another 007-themed watch. We should investigate the Omega Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond Numbered Edition in Platinum-Gold.
Omega Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond Numbered Edition in Platinum-Gold
Case Diameter: 42mm
Dial: Black veneer with a spiraling weapon barrel plan in 18k white gold
Bezel: Black ceramic bezel ring with a platinum plunging scale
Water-resistance: 300 meters/1,000 feet
Movement: Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer Cal. 8807
Strap/Bracelet: Black leather tie with platinum-gold clasp; extra dark elastic tie included
Presentation Box: Globe-Trotter bag with NATO-propelled straps
Retail Price: $51,900
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Omega Watches and James Bond
Rolex is regularly viewed as the first watch of James Bond and was even the watch brand that 007 maker Ian Fleming decided to wear in his own life. Notwithstanding, Omega likewise has a long history with the notorious government operative film establishment, and the memorable Swiss watch maker has been Agent 007’s select watch supplier since 1995.
The absolute first Omega watch worn by James Bond was a quartz-fueled Seamaster Professional Diver 300M with a blue “wave dial” that Pierce Brosnan wore during Goldeneye. Today, that model – and all ensuing releases of it – are as often as possible alluded to as “Bond Seamaster” watches, and different models from the more noteworthy Omega Seamaster assortment have been highlighted in each and every James Bond film ever since.
The Seamaster assortment is effectively Omega’s most different line of watches and it is further partitioned into various sub-assortments like the Planet Ocean, Aqua Terra, Diver 300M, Railmaster, Bullhead, and Ploprof. Given the quantity of various sub-assortments inside it, the more noteworthy Omega Seamaster assortment incorporates everything from innovative expert plunge watches to vintage-motivated watches that all the more closely take after customary dress watch designs.
Despite for the most part adhering to models from the Omega Seamaster assortment, James Bond has never experienced an absence of variety with regards to his watch decisions. In later movies, you can even detect a few unique models showing up on his wrist all through the term of the film. Choices for rough device watches are in plentiful supply inside the Omega Planet Ocean lineup, while the Seamaster Aqua Terra range is home to a huge scope of models with profoundly flexible styling that are similarly at home under the sleeve of dress shirt as they are underneath the outside of the ocean.
The New Omega Seamaster James Bond Edition in Platinum-Gold
The titanium Omega Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond Edition that was declared before this year is pretty much a commercially accessible adaptation of the watch that will be included in the upcoming film, No Time to Die. Be that as it may, the new Omega Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond Numbered Edition in Platinum-Gold is truly all the more an accolade for the government operative film establishment all in all – and specifically, the 1969 film, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
Omega delivering commemorative watches is practically nothing new. Notwithstanding, it is fascinating to take note of that no Omega watches were really included in the 1969 interpretation of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, and entertainer George Lazenby really wore two diverse Rolex models while depicting 007 in the movie.
From a more noteworthy plan viewpoint, this isn’t actually another watch. A year ago, Omega declared the Seamaster Diver 300M “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” 50th Anniversary Edition, and this most recent delivery is basically another variety of that equivalent watch, yet with a large group of inconspicuous yet rich upgrades.
Both watches measure 42mm in breadth and highlight a similar concealed number 50 in the Super-LumiNova of the 10 o’clock hour marker – a reference to the 50th Anniversary of the film, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. In any case, the new Omega Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond Numbered Edition in Platinum-Gold likewise includes a little 007 logo at 7 o’clock area inside the white polish moment track of the dial. Also, while a year ago’s delivery is a period and date model fueled by Omega’s in-house Cal. 8800 development, the new platinum-gold version embraces a period just format and gets Omega’s Cal. 8807, which includes a rotor and equilibrium connect made from 18k Sedna gold.
Both dials are dark in shading and highlight the James Bond film establishment’s signature, spiraling weapon barrel plan on them. In any case, the dial of the delivery from a year ago was built from laser-engraved ceramic, the dial of the new Omega Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond Numbered Edition in Platinum-Gold is dark polish with its twisting firearm barrel design completed in 18k white gold.
Additionally, while the bezels on both 007-version Seamaster watches include dark clay embeds, the one fitted to a year ago’s treated steel discharge has its jumping scale in white veneer, while the bezel found on the latest platinum-gold release includes a platinum plunging scale in sure relief.
Lastly, it’s critical to take note of that while the Omega Seamaster Diver 300M “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” 50th Anniversary Edition that was delivered a year ago was carefully restricted to only 7,007 pieces around the world, the new platinum-gold rendition will be a numbered release with a little plate on the case engraved with each watch’s individual number.
The new Omega Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond Numbered Edition in Platinum-Gold is presently accessible at shops across the country, and since it will be a numbered run rather than a restricted release, there is no prompt stress over passing up it should you wish to add one to your assortment. Considering that, given the top notch nature of its materials and the accompanying $51,900.00 (in addition to burden) sticker price, it isn’t likely that Omega will create a huge load of these, and most will probably wind up in the possession of genuine OMEGA watch gatherers and James Bond enthusiasts.
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