Bronze Watch – OMEGA’s First-Ever

One of the great things about being a fully independent watch website: we don’t have to worry about OMEGA “punishing us” for revealing their first-ever bronze watch. And there it is: the new-for-2021 bronze-cased 41mm OMEGA Seamaster 300 Heritage, reference number and all. It’s a limited edition version of the forthcoming OMEGA Seamaster 300 re-do, with one crucial difference – aside from the bronze case . . .

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OMEGA Moonwatch – Buy Something Else!

The press embargo on the new OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch lifted this morning. All the usual suspects are doing deep dives into the details that separate the new variants from the old variants – of which there are 138 (or so). As far as I can tell, the big news is that it’s the first Moonwatch with George Daniels’ famous co-axial escapement, commercialized in 1990. I may be wrong because you know what? I don’t care . . .

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OMEGA Orbis DeVille Trésor

The OMEGA Orbis DeVille Trésor is a minimalist marvel – a 40mm stainless steel three-hander with a domed gradient blue dial, polished hands, a bright blue second hand, 18k white gold applied indices and a to-dye-for black leather pin-and-buckle strap. It’s simple yet perfectly formed. Flip the OMEGA Orbis DeVille Trésor over and the hits keep happening . . .

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OMEGA Seamaster 300M GMT Review

We start our review of the discontinued, widely available, preowned, OMEGA Seamaster 300M GMT (reference 2234.50.00) by turning the clock back to 1953. That’s when the first watch to offer a rotating 24-hour bezel appeared. Paired to a 24-hour hand, the rotating 24-hour bezel allowed pilots and other global travelers to track two time zones at once by glancing at the dial. That watch was . . .

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007 Edition OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M

In 1995’s Golden Eye, OMEGA equipped Brosnan’s Bond with a blue dial Seamaster. From then on, the Seamaster was Commander Bond’s go-to wristwear. The twenty-fifth film in the Bond franchise marks twenty-five years of OMEGA sponsorship. In No Time to Die, 007’s OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M Co-Axial Master Chronometer is suitably modern – and strangely vintage . . .

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