Watch

MADE: 1977

MATERIAL: Stainless Steel

MOVEMENT: Automatic

CASE DIAMETER: 48mm

Notes

Made famous for its reliability, the OMEGA Seamaster has worldwide acclaim stemming back to its origins where it serviced armed forces in Britain.
Naturally, the military were looking for wristwatches that were robust and could handle exacting conditions, all while being discreet and easy to read. Its success with servicemen prompted the company to produce a line for the general public in 1947.

OMEGA has not only become horological masters of Space exploration but also the journey to the depths of the ocean, creating the world’s first ever divers wristwatch in 1930. Consequently, the company has gone on to provide lifesaving timekeeping through their exclusive Seamaster divers range to ocean explorers, divers and those who wished to test man’s endurance against the deep sea’s crushing pressures and unimaginable mysteries.

The OMEGA Seamaster 1000 was a prototype model, with only around 300 pieces ever produced specifically for underwater exploration companies such as International Underwater Contractors (IUC) and Comex.

World History

- After a record 84 days in orbit, the crew of Skylab 4 returns to Earth.

- Swedish pop group ABBA win the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest with Waterloo.

- An all-female Japanese team summits Manaslu in Nepal, becoming the first women to climb an 8,000 metre peak.

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