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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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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 Seamaster Automatic CK 2657 — 52Mondayz, Week #16-2020

Home52MondayzOmega Seamaster Automatic CK 2657 — 52Mondayz, Week #16-2020 52MondayzOmega Seamaster Automatic CK 2657 — 52Mondayz, Week #16-2020 A vintage Omega for a week of home office. by Balazs Ferenczi April 13, 2020 MIN READOmega Seamaster Automatic CK 2657 — 52Mondayz, Week #16-2020It’s Easter Monday, we have a bank holiday, the weather is excellent, yet we still have to stay inside. Despite what’s going on outside, I still need to pick a watch to wear for the week. Believe it or not, it will be my vintage Omega Seamaster Automatic reference CK 2657.
I love vintage. Not just watches. Anything. Cars, bikes, quirky objects, you name it. I have more vintage watches than new ones. So, going with a timepiece from a bygone era is a no-brainer for me. Although I have to say going with a watch in general kind of was. Because, let’s be honest, who wears a watch these days?
Seamaster Automatic CK 2657So, this week will be a challenge that I’m ready to take. The watch I picked is an excitin..

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Hands-On: The New Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra in Green

HomeWatch ReviewHands-On: The New Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra in Green Watch ReviewOmegaHands-On: The New Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra in Green Omega's Most Versatile Watch by Robert-Jan BroerMarch 04, 2020 MIN READHands-On: The New Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra in GreenOmega recently added two new dials for its successful Seamaster Aqua Terra collection. One in blue, and one in green. While blue could already be found on previous Aqua Terra models, green was only used for details, like on the PGA edition of the watch.
An entirely green dial is new for the Seamaster Aqua Terra collection. And, quite to my surprise, I must say it looks damn good. I was already quite impressed by the green accents on the Aqua Terra PGA edition (which we reviewed here). To me, those accents made it one of the most attractive watches in this collection. And now, a few weeks ago, Omega started to deliver these green (and new blue) dial Aqua Terra watches to its boutiques.
The brand commenced delivery before ..

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Omega Seamaster 300M Chronograph – 52Mondayz, week #9-2020

Home52MondayzOmega Seamaster 300M Chronograph – 52Mondayz, week #9-2020 52MondayzOmegaOmega Seamaster 300M Chronograph – 52Mondayz, week #9-2020 Possibly the best contemporary sports chronograph from Omega by Balazs FerencziMarch 02, 2020 MIN READOmega Seamaster 300M Chronograph – 52Mondayz, week #9-2020Who’s not a fan of the Omega Seamaster 300M?
I guess there are some of you out there. Especially hardcore Speedmaster fans. I get it; the Seamaster 300M collection is not as homogenous as the Speedmaster’s. But I guess this is part of its charm. It includes watches that still look great 25 years after they first appeared on James Bond’s wrist in Goldeneye (1995). Of course, over time, they changed quite a lot, yet the significant features remained the same. So, I thought it was time to take the new Omega Seamaster Diver 300M Co-Axial Master Chronometer Chronograph for a spin. In this case, the spin is, as you know, a week on the wrist. Is it going to wear heavy after a few days, or will..

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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 ..

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No Longer Made: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 8500 Worn by Daniel Craig In ‘Skyfall’

No Longer Made is a series done in collaboration with our partners at eBay, in which aBlogtoWatch editors feature their favorite watches that are no longer in production.
Fleming might have chosen Rolex for his now-iconic super-spy, but as the story goes, it was ultimately James Bond who chose Omega, cementing the Seamaster in pop culture lore. But did he really? It’s the classic hypothetical question that watch fans love to argue over: What watch would 007 wear? Brand allegiances and savvy, Oscar-winning costume designers aside (hat tip to the inimitable Lindy Hemming), I’m of the mind that an Omega seems plausible, given the brand’s long history of supplying reliable and affordable watches for the many branches of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. However, I find it hard to believe that a real-life James Bond would have ever chosen a cumbersome 45mm stainless steel Planet Ocean, or even a pure dive watch like the Seamaster 300, for that matter. To me, the quintessential Bond watch operat..

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The Platinum Seamaster 300M That Comes With The Neiman Marcus Fantasy Gift

HomeNewsThe Platinum Seamaster 300M That Comes With The Neiman Marcus Fantasy Gift NewsOmegaThe Platinum Seamaster 300M That Comes With The Neiman Marcus Fantasy Gift Aston Martin DBS Superleggera designed by Daniel Craig by Robert-Jan BroerDecember 22, 2019 MIN READThe Platinum Seamaster 300M That Comes With The Neiman Marcus Fantasy GiftOne of the items of the 2019 Neiman Marcus’ Fantasy Gift is an Aston Martin DBS Superleggera designed by Daniel Craig. A car that comes with a ‘free’ Omega Seamaster 300M ‘007’ in platinum, only 7 pieces.
I had never heard of Neiman Marcus before, let alone their annual Fantasy Gifts. A closer look shows a $70.000 luxury doghouse from Rockstar Puppy (by Denise Richards), which includes a video chat with Denise. Or what to think of a one-of-a-kind pair of Christian Louboutin for $125.000. Or what about a date with Jeff Staple (sneaker designer), and on top of a romantic dinner with him, you will receive eight pairs of his collaboration sneakers. Price ..

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Hands-On: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Worldtimer in Sedna Gold

HomeHands-OnHands-On: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Worldtimer in Sedna Gold Hands-OnWatch ReviewOmegaHands-On: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Worldtimer in Sedna Gold Possibly the boldest GMT Worldtimer out there by Balazs FerencziDecember 19, 2019 MIN READHands-On: Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Worldtimer in Sedna GoldLet’s see if the new Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Worldtimer in Sedna Gold is something I can cosign.
I’m not particularly a fan of gold watches. Unless they are white gold, that is. I have nothing against the alloy or anyone who wears a timepiece made of gold. I like the tone of rose gold, even yellow gold, and I also have some gold (plated) vintage watches. Mind you, I bought them for the importance of their movements or the model (like this Omega Moonphase Jumbo), not for their case color. Now white gold or platinum is a different story. Granted, they look like steel, and I guess this is why I like them. I think that gold does not go well with my skin tone. Or so I..