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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 Ploprof 1200M – 52Mondayz, week #6-2020

Home52MondayzOmega Seamaster Ploprof 1200M – 52Mondayz, week #6-2020 52MondayzOmegaOmega Seamaster Ploprof 1200M – 52Mondayz, week #6-2020 The Omega icon that not that many people can actually wear by Jorg WeppelinkFebruary 03, 2020 MIN READOmega Seamaster Ploprof 1200M – 52Mondayz, week #6-2020For this week’s 52Mondayz, I chose to wear the Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200M. The Ploprof has become an icon of the watch industry over five decades. But it hasn’t become the icon everyone is after, simply because it’s not for everyone. After wearing it for four weeks straight, I was reminded that the Ploprof is definitely for me.
I don’t recall precisely when I had my first encounter with an Omega Seamaster Ploprof, but it was in the early 2000s when Robert-Jan and I visited fellow Fratello team member Gerard’s store as we did regularly back in those days. I still remember Robert-Jan pointing me in the direction of a freakishly bold watch with a big red button on it, and from the moment I laid ..