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Wrist Game Or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster X-33

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster X-33 Wrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster X-33 Are you ready to blast off for €2,109? by Michael Stockton June 03, 2020 MIN READWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster X-33Welcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, the weekly all systems go or all systems NO serial. This time around, we go digital with the Omega Speedmaster X-33. But first…
Last week, I brought the metal with a first generation Panerai Luminor Submersible. And while our comments section showed stark divide, the big clunker took home a more than respectable 55% Wrist Game win. With today’s Omega Speedmaster X-33, we’ll also look at a first generation model. This happens to be a timely one as well as we’ll soon see.

The Astronaut’s choiceThis past Saturday night, my wife and I joined a friend at a restaurant — that’s allowed here in Germany — and we streamed the SpaceX launch. It was absolutely fantastic..

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Omega Goes For Gold With New Speedmasters

Watches don't get any more professional than the Omega Speedmaster, the first watch worn on the moon. Gold might not be an obvious choice to craft such a watch from, but the result is surprisingly elegant when you do. This is most certainly the case with the two new models that Omega recently introduced. With a diameter of 38mm are they slightly smaller than their 'professional' sibling, but still have plenty of wrist presence. They also combine elegance with practical use, as is evident from, for example, the bezel. It is split into two parts, one made from aluminum with a tachymeter scale on it, and the other set with 90 brilliant-cut diamonds. READ MORE
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30 mm Chronometer by Eric Lexer — A Book For Every Vintage Omega Fan

HomeWatch Talk30 mm Chronometer by Eric Lexer — A Book For Every Vintage Omega Fan Watch TalkOmega30 mm Chronometer by Eric Lexer — A Book For Every Vintage Omega Fan An amazing publication on a rare, historical watch caliber and its references from Omega by Balazs Ferenczi May 25, 2020 MIN READ30 mm Chronometer by Eric Lexer — A Book For Every Vintage Omega FanVintage watch collecting is a fantastic hobby for many reasons. Firstly, you have an endless number of timepieces from the past. And there’s always more to discover. It’s fun to explore “new” models from time-to-time. Then, there are those neat stories about them. This one was worn by a pilot in World War II. That one was the president’s favorite piece. Perhaps you’ll find a model made famous by a famous wrist? But what I love the most about vintage watches are those beautiful books written about them like “30 mm Chronometer” by Erich Lexer.
I think I heard about this project a while ago from someone. Not sure who it was. Then l..

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30 mm Chronometer by Erich Lexer — A Book For Every Vintage Omega Fan

HomeWatch Talk30 mm Chronometer by Erich Lexer — A Book For Every Vintage Omega Fan Watch TalkOmega30 mm Chronometer by Erich Lexer — A Book For Every Vintage Omega Fan An amazing publication on a rare, historical watch caliber and its references from Omega by Balazs Ferenczi May 25, 2020 MIN READ30 mm Chronometer by Erich Lexer — A Book For Every Vintage Omega FanVintage watch collecting is a fantastic hobby for many reasons. Firstly, you have an endless number of timepieces from the past. And there’s always more to discover. It’s fun to explore “new” models from time-to-time. Then, there are those neat stories about them. This one was worn by a pilot in World War II. That one was the president’s favorite piece. Perhaps you’ll find a model made famous by a famous wrist? But what I love the most about vintage watches are those beautiful books written about them like “30 mm Chronometer” by Erich Lexer.
I think I heard about this project a while ago from someone. Not sure who it was. The..

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A Collector Talks About His Omega Seamaster Ploprof

HomeInterviewsA Collector Talks About His Omega Seamaster Ploprof InterviewsOmegaA Collector Talks About His Omega Seamaster Ploprof How he started with a vintage Ploprof and ended up with a modern one by Robert-Jan Broer May 22, 2020 MIN READA Collector Talks About His Omega Seamaster PloprofI have a weak spot for the Seamaster Ploprof, and last year I purchased the steel 1200M version. Although Omega still lists the steel Ploprof on their website, it is out of production since last year. I enjoy the watch a lot and noticed that I am not alone.
On Instagram, I got in touch with a fellow owner of the Seamaster Ploprof 1200M. I can’t remember exactly when I started to follow him, but I was triggered by his Instagram account name “Ploprof_guy”. He doesn’t have a very big account, but his pictures intrigued me. Besides his modern Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200M, he also showed old black and white pictures of his father in Lebanon during the war in 1982. I reached out to him and asked him ab..

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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 36th America’s Cup Limited Edition

HomeWatch ReleasesOmega Seamaster Planet Ocean 36th America’s Cup Limited Edition Watch ReleasesOmegaOmega Seamaster Planet Ocean 36th America’s Cup Limited Edition Celebrating its role as official timekeeper by Robert-Jan Broer May 20, 2020 MIN READOmega Seamaster Planet Ocean 36th America’s Cup Limited EditionI am not the experienced sailor that our editor Gerard is, but steering one of the racing boats in 2018 is one of the coolest things I’ve ever done.

It was a home game for us when the Volvo Ocean Race was held in Scheveningen in The Netherlands. Omega had a little surprise for us, that we could join one of the boats entering the harbor of Scheveningen. I often feel lucky that I am doing this job at Fratello. It makes it possible to visit places and do things I would otherwise never have done.

America’s Cup Limited EditionAround 20 years ago, I just started watch collecting. I remember Omega releasing their special Seamaster 300M America’s Cup, with white gold bezel. I still ha..

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Wrist Game or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster Apollo XVII 40th Anniversary

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster Apollo XVII 40th Anniversary Wrist Game or Crying ShameOmegaWrist Game or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster Apollo XVII 40th Anniversary Will you flip a coin on this Speedy for €5,535? by Michael Stockton May 13, 2020 MIN READWrist Game or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster Apollo XVII 40th AnniversaryWelcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, the online voting serial where playing along doesn’t require social distancing. Today, we’ll take a look at the limited edition Omega Speedmaster Apollo XVII 40th Anniversary and get your thoughts. But first…
Last week, I decided to give you a two-part cocktail made from equal parts of rarity and controversy. It was a stiff drink in the end, but apparently you’d order another as the Grand Seiko SBGX115 triumphed in a 55% Wrist Game win. Today, with the Speedmaster Apollo XVII 40th Anniversary, we’ll look at another limited watch. The bigger question we’ll ask is if its appeal..

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For You — The (Digital) Omega Seamaster 300M Magazine

HomeWatch TalkFor You — The (Digital) Omega Seamaster 300M Magazine Watch TalkOmegaFor You — The (Digital) Omega Seamaster 300M Magazine A magazine on one of the most iconic diver watches by Robert-Jan Broer May 08, 2020 MIN READFor You — The (Digital) Omega Seamaster 300M MagazineGet your digital copy of our Seamaster 300M Magazine! In 2018, Omega revamped its iconic Seamaster 300M. A watch that got many people into watches in the first place, as it became the ‘James Bond’ watch in 1995. The Seamaster 300M is a watch that received updates every few years since its initial introduction, always being up-to-date with the latest Omega innovations.
One thing was lacking though, an in-house developed movement. Omega adopted the Co-Axial escapement in 1999 but didn’t use its in-house developed movements until 2007. Although the Seamaster 300M was using a movement with Co-Axial escapement, it didn’t have an in-house Omega movement before 2018. In that year, the 25th anniversary of the Seamast..

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Omega’s Coloring Book: Get Creative and Share The Result

HomeWatch TalkOmega’s Coloring Book: Get Creative and Share The Result Watch TalkOmegaOmega’s Coloring Book: Get Creative and Share The Result Color and show your work on social media by Robert-Jan Broer May 07, 2020 MIN READOmega’s Coloring Book: Get Creative and Share The ResultIf you, or your kids, find yourself bored in the house and in the house bored, you can now grab your Caran d’Ache coloring pencils and download Omega’s coloring book.
To be honest, I have lots of things to do and when I am not working I have my newly founded hobby with my fellow Fratelli to work on (click here). But if you have a kid, or more than one, you will probably run out of ideas at some point to keep them occupied. These days can be quite a bit of a challenge, as you know.
Omega Coloring BookYesterday, Omega sent out a link to a wonderful book with drawings to all their newsletter subscribers. You can download the 20-page book from their website, print them, and start coloring. My daughter already star..

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Speedy Tuesday — Omega Speedmaster Buyer’s Guide Part 1

HomeBuyer's GuidesSpeedy Tuesday — Omega Speedmaster Buyer’s Guide Part 1 Buyer's GuidesSpeedy TuesdaySpeedy Tuesday — Omega Speedmaster Buyer’s Guide Part 1 With an overview of the Moonwatch and Mark series by Robert-Jan Broer May 05, 2020 MIN READSpeedy Tuesday — Omega Speedmaster Buyer’s Guide Part 1Buying a Speedmaster has become very easy, you can simply order one online via the official Omega website. But what if you don’t want to buy the current Moonwatch, but rather something vintage or pre-owned? So sit down. Relax. Grab yourself a coffee. And launch into our updated Speedmaster Buyer’s Guide…
In this Speedmaster Buyer’s Guide, we give you an overview of the most important references of the Speedmaster (Professional) and some of the Mark-series and other variations. Although this article isn’t meant as a pricing guide, we will give some hints, of course. This article is most likely not giving you any new information if you’re already a Speedmaster collector. But for ..