Omega Ambassador Daniel Craig Gets a Head Start on the Seamaster’s 70th Anniversary
Omega has a major milestone coming up in 2018 with the 70th commemoration of the Seamaster, the notable jumper’s watch worn by James Bond since 2002 and the beginning of the Swiss brand’s worthwhile organization with the superspy establishment. Daniel Craig, who has filled Bond’s bespoke shoes since 2006, may presently don’t possess the part (regardless of a supposed $100-million payday) nonetheless, so while he’s still in situ Omega is getting his assistance commending the popular watch.
Daniel Craig has assumed the part of James Bond since 2006.
Craig as Bond. James Bond.
Craig has been known to “cheat” on his agreement by wearing Rolexes in private life, however he appears to have a certifiable love for the Omega watches , which, yet the actual demonstration of his wearing them onscreen, have become symbols in their own right, also profoundly collectible. A few evenings ago he joined Omega president and CEO Raynald Aeschlimann and Omega Museum Manager Petros Protopapas at an occasion in New York City featuring the Seamaster’s set of experiences and advancement, which really started with the presentation of the Omega Marine in 1932.
The Omega Marine was presented in the 1930’s.
That watch prompted the water-safe wristwatches provided to the British Armed Forces during the Second World War, which thus prompted the primary Seamaster in 1948, which means the believability of Bond’s wearing the watch goes far past simple item position. The first Seamaster was furnished with Omega’s programmed type 28.10 varieties, came either with a little or focal seconds sign and were likewise accessible as chronometer-affirmed versions.
As time passed by, Omega made certain to ceaselessly overhaul the watch.
A number of intriguing and brilliant Seamsters followed, including the Automatic Seamaster Calendar in 1952; the Automatic Seamaster 300 of every 1962; the Seamaster “Hard Metal” Tachometric Chronograph in 1970, hardened by tungsten and ensured water-impervious to 60 meters; the Automatic Seamaster 600M Professional “Ploprof” in 1970, a really famous jumping watch cut from a solitary square of steel and utilized by the incomparable Jacques Cousteau; the Seamaster “Bullhead”, additionally in 1970; the Seamaster 200, evaluated to 200 meters/656 ft. in 1971; the Automatic Seamaster 1000M Professional, appraised to 3,280 ft., likewise in 1971; and the Automatic Seamaster 120M, in 1972.
The Seamaster keeps on filling in complexity and its uprightness underwater.
Beautiful and uncommon pieces, and given their full history its simple to perceive any reason why James Bond would decide to wear one. At the NYC occasion, Craig flaunted the Seamaster 300M Chronometer that he wore in his first Bond film, Casino Royale, which currently lives in his own assortment. Perhaps he’ll remain only for the watches…