Back in black! Omega have unveiled a new Seamaster
Diver 300m James Bond Collector's Piece watch, featuring
the classic 007 emblem.
Omega Unveil New James Bond Watch (2008)
11th March 2008
James Bond 007 Collector’s Piece is back...in
black! OMEGA presents the new version of the Seamaster Diver
Bond which collectors and fans have treasured since 1995. For the
past decade, Her Majesty’s Secret Service agent
007 has been wearing an OMEGA Seamaster watch. Fans of the iconic
spy, along with enthusiasts of fine watches, wait in anticipation
of each new version of the timepiece. Their patience will soon
be rewarded. OMEGA will be releasing a special update of the
incredibly popular Seamaster Diver 300m James Bond watch which
has been worn by 007 since "GoldenEye".
Bond 007 Collector’s Piece" is
the most elegant version yet and the next step in the evolution
the Seamaster Diver 300m James Bond watches.
Anyone familiar with the classic James Bond’s watch with
its trademark blue bezel will be in for some surprises! Visually
striking, the "James Bond 007 Collector’s
Piece" features a polished, lacquered black dial with black
gold plated hour markers filled with white Super-LumiNova. The
luminous hour and minute hands are also plated with black gold.
The watch has a central seconds hand with a red tip and a red “007” logo
as a counterweight which rotates in stark contrast to its black
Only 10,007 pieces of this exclusive Seamaster will be produced.
Paying tribute to OMEGA’s long partnership with the world’s
favourite secret agent, it is destined to be an instant collector’s
item. The watch has a distinctive polished and brushed stainless
steel case with a diameter of 41 mm. Its specially-designed bracelet
is unique to the James Bond watches and is one of the features
which makes them immediately recognisable. The watch has a scratch-resistant,
anti-reflective domed crystal.
The "James Bond 007 Collector’s Piece" is not
only aesthetically dazzling. James Bond would be disappointed
with any technology that wasn’t the most advanced in the
world and this watch meets his most exacting demands. It features
OMEGA’s calibre 2500 self-winding movement fitted with
the revolutionary Co-Axial Escapement, which reduces friction
while offering better long-term accuracy, and it has a power
reserve of 48 hours. Its free-sprung balance further increases
The watch is a certified chronometer with functions
essential to professional divers. Its screw-in case back (with
a “007” medallion)
and stainless steel screw-in crown featuring an OMEGA logo ensure
water resistance. The watch also has a unidirectional rotating
bezel with a distinctive black aluminium ring. A helium escape
valve allows helium atoms to escape during decompression, particularly
useful for professional divers operating from diving bells. As
its name suggests, the watch is water resistant up to 300 metres.
The presentation case is nearly as striking as the watch itself.
Crafted from black leather, its black interior calls to mind
the lining of the tuxedos which are as synonymous to Bond as
the OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300m watches he’s been wearing
for more than a decade. While some of the advanced features will
appeal particularly to divers, the "James Bond 007 Collector’s
Piece" will prove irresistible to fans of 007 and to anyone
interested in elegant, distinctive, state-of-the-technology watches.
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