While the Seamaster had been in Omega’s catalogue since 1948, the oldest in the current collection, it wasn’t until 1957—four years after Rolex debuted its Submariner—that Omega fashioned the Seamaster into a dedicated diver’s watch. Since then, it’s become one of the world’s most famous models, competing against Rolex to conquer the deep and worn by James Bond to add another movie death to Sean Bean’s repertoire. It’s been a long, long journey for the Seamaster, fraught with difficulties, but it survived. Just. Was it worth it?
Omega Seamaster 300 39mm 60th Anniversary 126.96.36.199.01.001
Omega Seamaster Professional 300m 188.8.131.52.03.001
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