In 1995, in the 007 series ‘GoldenEye Golden Eye’, PierceBrosnan appeared on the screen wearing the latest 300m diving watch of the seahorse at that time, which triggered the purchase of the 300m diving of the Omega seahorse series at the time. Table boom. This watch was launched by Omega in 1993 and is now one of Omega’s most popular models.
Omega pushed the 300-meter diving watch of the seahorse series to the public through the 007 series of films, which can be said to be very successful. This year, at the 25th anniversary of the birth of the 300-meter Hippocampus diving watch, the brand updated the watch to pay tribute to the extraordinary achievements of the Hippocampus watch. Let’s enjoy one of them together. (Watch model: 188.8.131.52.03.001)
A whole new change
Since its birth in 1993, the hippocampus 300-meter diving watch has undergone a total of 3 changes. This year, Omega launched its fourth-generation product, which has been changed from the inside out. For example, the diameter of the watch has been changed from 41 mm to 42 mm, which caters to the aesthetic concept of today’s large-sized watches. The new generation of the seahorse series 300-meter diving watch uses the OMEGACeragold® technology to make the scale more eye-catching. Dial, and laser-engraved water wave texture on the dial. The biggest change this time should be equipped with the Omega 8800 Zhizhen Observatory movement, a comprehensive upgrade from the inside out.
Watch real shot
The new hippocampus 300-meter diving watch is upgraded to 42 mm in diameter, the case is made of steel and gold, and the bezel is made of blue ceramic, which has strong wear resistance. At the same time, the diving scale is engraved on the bezel with OMEGACeragold® technology, making the color more vivid and eye-catching.
Helium exhaust valve at 10 o’clock
Crown at 3 o’clock
The helium exhaust valve is set at 10 o’clock, and the crown is set at 3 o’clock. The conical helium exhaust valve is based on Omega’s patented technology and can discharge helium in the meter underwater. When the helium exhaust valve is opened, you can see a prominent red circle inside to remind the wearer that the valve has not been closed. The crown at 3 o’clock is engraved with the Omega brand logo and is designed with a non-slip texture for easy operation and time adjustment.
The blue dial is replaced with a ceramic dial, and the water wave texture is engraved on the dial with a laser, highlighting the connection between the brand and diving.
The broad sword-shaped hollow hands and eye-catching time scales improve the convenience of reading and make the time presentation more intuitive and clear. The date display window is located at 6 o’clock, making the dial layout more regular.
The watch is equipped with a stainless steel and Sedna® 18K gold bracelet. In design, the brand changed the section from a convex curved surface to a flat surface, which is more fashionable and beautiful.
It is equipped with Omega’s completely self-made 8800 self-winding coaxial movement, has a power reserve of 55 hours, is water-resistant to 300 meters, and can withstand strong magnetic fields of up to 15,000 Gauss. Omega changed the original bottom design of the 300-meter diving watch of the hippocampus series to a transparent bottom cover, and the structure of the movement is at a glance. This movement is equipped with a silicon hairspring without a card balance spring and a two-way automatic winding system, and is decorated with Arabic-style Geneva corrugated sanding, which is very delicate and beautiful.
Summary: The new OMEGA Seamaster 300-meter diving watch has been upgraded in all aspects, improving the competitiveness of this model itself, which is a good thing for watch fans and brands. If you like this watch, you can pay more attention. Reference price: ¥ 72,700 (Wu Fengqi, the home of the picture / text watch)