Omega and the James Bond franchise have been partners in style since 1995, with the watchmaker supplying Seamasters for the world’s most famous spy in an array of versions and complications (occasionally even including lasers). For the ninth film in this partnership, the upcoming “No Time To Die,” Omega has created a unique and ruggedly handsome new Seamaster 007 Edition: the reference 126.96.36.199.01.001.
Like most of the watches that have graced Bond’s wrist in the 57 years of 007 films from big crown Submariners to quartz Seiko chronographs, the latest Seamaster 007 Edition is a reflection of the current horological zeitgeist. Building on the base design of the current Seamaster Professional, the 007 Edition adds a generous helping of fauxtina warmth.
Both the aluminum bezel and dial feature a tropical aged treatment, going from the standard black to a very dark matte brown while the dial text and lume fills have been rendered in a deep old radium khaki. Redd accents on the Seamas..Continue reading