One of the main reason why I love mechanical watches is the attention to detail in every aspect of the time piece. Omega has been pushing the boundaries of watchmaking since the 19th century and continues to impress the horology fans with its products. One of their latest achievements is the new 18k rose gold called Sedna. “Sedna gold is the name OMEGA has given to a new alloy that stunningly blends three elements: gold, copper and palladium. It takes its name from a trans-Neptunian object which astronomers called Sedna – the same name as an Inuit goddess who is said to live at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean. ” (Omega)
It took a while (thanks to Malaysian post) but I finally got the new strap for my Omega Gèneve. My trusted watch from the 70′s that just recently got fixed back to its prime. Now fixed, the watch needed a new strap that would befit the classic timepiece. So I got in touch with our friends at Obbi Good Label to get myself an extra long custom leather strap that fits my wrist, and the watch.
Since I got my watch back a week ago I have been looking into getting a new watch strap for my Omega Géneve. Big thanks to everyone who contributed on our Facebook Page.
Got my Omega Genéve back, which is nice. This whom have been following our adventures would remember that the watch landed rather rough resulting in breaking of the watch plexiglass crystal as well as the date plate which was the biggest concern. The 1972 Omega Genéve is a family heirloom, and has probably more sentimental than monetary value, so I do not mind spending few bucks to get it fixed.
In celebration of James Bond franchise’s 50th anniversary, Omega has produced a special James Bond “50 Years” Seamaster Diver 300M wristwatch in two sizes to commemorate the event. Mr. Bond is featured wearing Omega watch in number of movies and this time piece features number of Bond specific details such as the rotating cartridge on the caseback. The below video features close ups of both of the 41 mm and the 36.35 mm versions of the watch that’s a collector’s piece whether your a fan of fine watches of James Bond movies. Very nice.
As hinted in my previous Wear and Tear update, I recently got my hands on a new time piece. A vintage time piece for that matter. This particular Omega wrist watch actually belonged to my grandfather, whom passed away earlier this year. The watch dates back to 1975. The nearly flawless watch did suffer a minor accident years ago as a result the glass had to be changed. Lucky the jeweler was able to source the same piece. What’s special about the watch is that it’s actually winding watch, that is it runs on clock work and does not have a battery. I just wind the watch every morning. Really great and accurate watch.