New Omega Seamaster Diver 300M 007 Edition Watch For “No Time To Die”

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 210.90.42.20.01.001.

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..

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New Omega Seamaster Diver 300M 007 Version Watch For “No Time To Die”

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 210.90.42.20.01.001.

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..

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Delma Marks 50 Years Of Dive Watch Manufacturing With Shell Star Bronze

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Founded in Legnau in 1924 by brothers Adolf and Albert Gilomen, Delma watch company has remained in continuous operation ever since. And now, just five years shy of its centenary, the brand marks a 50-year history of dive watch production with the release of the Shell Star Bronze. A series of professional dive watches (including the Shell Star and Quattro models) backed up a popular first release in 1969 and went on to establish the brand as a force in the world of independently owned tool watch manufacturers.

Delma’s first foray beneath the waves came in 1969 with the Periscope model. Through the release and reception of the Periscope, Delma found its dive DNA that went on to define the subsequent Shell Star and Quattro releases. Both of those later models established Delma’s dive division as a serious player in the realm of highly-functional mechanical tool watches for active submariners.

1981 saw the release of the Delma Shark..

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Fingers-On: A. Lange & Söhne Odysseus Metal ‘Leisure Watch’

The release of the A. Lange & Söhne Odysseus was one of those moments in watch media and enthusiast circles that left me excited about the product and utterly exhausted by the din of reactions and hot takes. A month out from its release and I am finally able to put word to thought about what’s not just the first regular production steel Lange but one with an integrated bracelet and that idiosyncratically appealing case. While there were enough emojis and “what do you think?” Instagram story polls for a lifetime, the reality is that the Odysseus is a watch that a fraction of the people who want and can afford one will be able to have. You’ll also notice the peculiar term “leisure watch” in the headline of the article rather than the common parlance of “sports watch,” and that’s because it really isn’t a sports watch. We all know what a sports watch is, and the Odyssey isn’t one — and neither is it presenting itself as one. With 120M of water resistance it can handle water, but while you..

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Brooklyn-Based mostly DAEM Channels Jean-Michel Basquiat For New Collection Of Watch Collaborations

The watchmaking world is currently living through a boom of artist collaborations, with brands throughout the industry creating unique designs featuring artwork from high-profile painters. Few of these pairings, however, feel as organic or meaningful as the collaboration between new New York-based watchmaker DAEM and the estate of legendary painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. Both the watchmaker and the artist share the same birthplace in Brooklyn, and the New York influence of both partners shines through in this set of three new models.

The first of these, the Undiscovered Genius, combines inspiration from two of Basquiat’s most famous works, “Undiscovered Genius” and the iconic untitled painting commonly known as “Skull.” The bold, colorful skull itself forms a centerpiece for the dial of the watch, while DAEM wisely keeps the rest of the stepped white dial simple and clean to maximize its visual impact. DAEM’s own signature style still shines through in the details, such as the skeleton..

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How Far Below Can They Go? 4 Deep-Sea Dive Watches

From the WatchTime archives: These four extreme divers’ watches — listed in ascending order of their water-resistance level — are reliable companions for adventurers who explore the darkness under the sea.

1. Mühle-Glashütte Rasmus 2000 (2,000 Meters)

The Glashütte-based brand developed this watch in collaboration with research scientists from the University of Rostock, Germany. The 44-mm stainless-steel case has an easy-to-grasp rotatable bezel and an inner case of soft iron to protect the movement against magnetic fields. It is water-resistant to 2,000 meters. Mühle’s modified version of the Sellita self-winding Caliber SW 200 ticks behind a black, blue, or orange dial. Price: $4,099*.

2. Breitling Avenger II Seawolf (3,000 Meters)

The Avenger II Seawolf is water-resistant to 3,000 meters and has an attention-getting color scheme that calls to mind the unusual creatures that dwell at such depths. Self-winding Breitling Caliber 17, which is based on ETA’s 2824, is COSC-certified a..

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How Far Beneath Can They Go? Four Deep-Sea Dive Watches

From the WatchTime archives: These four extreme divers’ watches — listed in ascending order of their water-resistance level — are reliable companions for adventurers who explore the darkness under the sea.

1. Mühle-Glashütte Rasmus 2000 (2,000 Meters)

The Glashütte-based brand developed this watch in collaboration with research scientists from the University of Rostock, Germany. The 44-mm stainless-steel case has an easy-to-grasp rotatable bezel and an inner case of soft iron to protect the movement against magnetic fields. It is water-resistant to 2,000 meters. Mühle’s modified version of the Sellita self-winding Caliber SW 200 ticks behind a black, blue, or orange dial. Price: $4,099*.

2. Breitling Avenger II Seawolf (3,000 Meters)

The Avenger II Seawolf is water-resistant to 3,000 meters and has an attention-getting color scheme that calls to mind the unusual creatures that dwell at such depths. Self-winding Breitling Caliber 17, which is based on ETA’s 2824, is COSC-certified a..

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Close-Up: The Carl F. Bucherer Heritage BiCompax Annual

In late 2018, Carl F. Bucherer revealed the Tourbillon Double Peripheral Limited Edition as the launch point for the new Heritage Collection meant to commemorate the company’s 130-year history of involvement in the watch industry as a jeweler and watchmaker. According to the brand, the Heritage Collection would function as a tentpole range of exclusively limited-edition timepieces that feature a variety of complications. At Baselworld this year, the Lucerne-based firm unveiled the BiCompax Annual Chronograph, a new watch that comes in two different case materials and dial treatments.

Combining an annual calendar with a chronograph, the 41-mm watch is available in either stainless steel with a silver dial and a panda-style dial orientation or in two-tone rose gold with a rose-and-champagne dial. The annual calendar indicator eschews a day of the week and leap year display and instead only features a big date indicator in the upper half of the dial and a month aperture tucked between 4..

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Shut-Up: The Carl F. Bucherer Heritage BiCompax Annual

In late 2018, Carl F. Bucherer revealed the Tourbillon Double Peripheral Limited Edition as the launch point for the new Heritage Collection meant to commemorate the company’s 130-year history of involvement in the watch industry as a jeweler and watchmaker. According to the brand, the Heritage Collection would function as a tentpole range of exclusively limited-edition timepieces that feature a variety of complications. At Baselworld this year, the Lucerne-based firm unveiled the BiCompax Annual Chronograph, a new watch that comes in two different case materials and dial treatments.

Combining an annual calendar with a chronograph, the 41-mm watch is available in either stainless steel with a silver dial and a panda-style dial orientation or in two-tone rose gold with a rose-and-champagne dial. The annual calendar indicator eschews a day of the week and leap year display and instead only features a big date indicator in the upper half of the dial and a month aperture tucked between 4..

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Kari Voutilainen Will Present the Voutilainen 28ti (Titanium Inverse) at WatchTime New York 2019

If you look too quickly at the latest release from Kari Voutilainen, you might be tricked into thinking its an entirely new timepiece for the Finnish watchmaking maestro. Given the name 28ti, the watch features a brand new execution for Voutilainen, yet it should feel quite familiar for the Kari faithful. If you haven’t guessed yet, that is because much of the watch’s movement — which is visible from the dial side, a first for Voutilainen — is taken from the Vingt-8 construction that is easily distinguishable due to the extra-large balance wheel found in the 28ti’s top-left corner.

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Voutilainen 28ti

The caseback of the Voutilainen 28ti features running seconds and a power reserve display.

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Compare the movement architecture of the 28ti with the typical Vingt-8 construction (pictured here).

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The Vingt-8 is likely the most well known Voutilainen timepiece and has been a part of the watchmaker’s catalog since 2011. When it was introduced eight years ..

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