Since the 1995 film Goldeneye, Omega has been James Bond’s official watch. In this film, entertainer Pierce Brosnan wore an Omega Seamaster 300M Professional Quartz, highlighting a blue dial with the mark wave design. This model and all its cutting edge iterations would acquire the epithet the “Bond Watch” (see our Retrospective of the Entire Omega Seamaster x James Bond 007 History here ). In view of the as of late patched up Seamaster Diver 300M, Omega presents a restricted edition for stalwart aficionados of 007 and commends the 50th anniversary of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969).
Omega x Bond
Omega and James Bond have been accomplices since Goldeneye (1995), and since the time at that point, the world’s most celebrated government agent has since been wearing a Seamaster watch (or mutiple) in each and every film. Some will say that it’s only item arrangement however indeed, it goes further than that in light of the fact that the watches assume a gigantic part in the movies as Bond’s fundamental frill – recollect the metal-cutting laser of Goldeneye, the detonator of Tomorrow Never Dies, the catching snare of The World Is Not Enough and the commencement/bomb gadget of Spectre?
Not only are the watches highlighted in the movies, however they are likewise accessible to people in general (short gadgets… unfortunately, for example, the Seamaster Aqua Terra 150m Master Co-Axial LE for Specter and the Seamaster 300 Specter Limited Edition . You can see all the watches worn and all the exceptional editions dispatched by Omega in this article .
50 long stretches of “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”
While we’re not certain yet of the watch that will be worn by Bond in the upcoming No Time To Die film – despite the fact that it may show up on some shooting pictures – today Omega is delivering another watch to praise the 50th anniversary of the 1969 film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
Known as the 6th film in the arrangement and the only one featuring George Lazenby (who was wearing something other than what’s expected on the wrist ), this film additionally stays one of the most mainstream and one of the most one of a kind in the arrangement. Aston Marin additionally commended this 50th anniversary with a unique edition DB11 as a recognition for the DBS driven by Lazenby.
The new Omega Seamaster Diver 300M “007 On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” 50th Anniversary
Several 007-related topics have been utilized by Omega to make restricted edition watches – the 007 logo as a dial design, the 007 logo as a stabilizer for the seconds hand or as an hour file, the renowned firearm barrel for the case back… The topic for this new watch is the Bond family coat of arms, with the proverb “Orbis – Non – Sufficit” which could be interpreted as “The world isn’t enough”.
This new Seamaster Diver 300M depends on the exemplary steel model presented at Baselworld 2018 , which highlighted a marginally broadened case, another fired dial with the arrival of the iconic wave design and another Master Chronometer development. Notwithstanding the evolutions, the watch remains promptly conspicuous as the Bond Watch. The restricted edition delivered by Omega today imparts its case and development to this standard model yet additionally comes with different interesting Bond-related highlights and amazements to satisfy authorities and aficionados of the world’s most acclaimed spy.
The case, made of brushed tempered steel, actually gauges 42mm in width, actually holds the helium get away from valve at 10 o’clock and the common Seamaster shape with lyre drags. The bezel, made of artistic, stays unaltered with the white veneer plunging scale. This restricted edition is introduced on a dark elastic tie with a steel pin clasp. A hardened steel wristband is additionally remembered for the uncommon package.
So what’s special about this Omega Seamaster Diver 300M On Her Majesty’s Secret Service 50th Anniversary? On the side of the case, OMEGA has set a 18k yellow gold plate engraved with every exceptional Limited Edition number (7,007 pieces altogether).
18k yellow gold has additionally been utilized to make the hands and files, including the record at 12 o’clock, which is enlivened by the Bond family coat of arms. On the seventh day of every month, the number 7 on the date window shows up in a similar font as the 007 logo. There is additionally a covered up “50” on the 10 o’clock record, which shows up around evening time as a secret mark when it illuminates with the Super-LumiNova.
The dial is likewise new to this edition. Introduced in dark, this Seamaster Diver 300M highlights a dark PVD on dark clay dial with a winding brushed firearm barrel plan and 9mm shot head at the centre.
Under the transparent sapphire caseback is the Omega Master Chronometer Caliber 8800, beating at 25,200vph (3.5Hz) and with a 55h force save. It includes all the exemplary Omega innovations, like Co-Axial escapement and against attractive properties (up to 15,000 gauss).
Price and availability
The Omega Seamaster Diver 300M On Her Majesty’s Secret Service 50th Anniversary (reference 126.96.36.199.01.004) will be introduced in an uncommon black box with weapon barrel examples and shot head buttons and restricted to 7,007 pieces. It will be valued at EUR 6,100. More subtleties at omegawatches.com .