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By TLex Nothing official is out on the new Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M Master Chronometer, which is due to be unveiled at Baselworld this year – so here are some leaked images and spec. for your perusal!

Beautiful as this new Chocolate Gold PO is – it is being released in a ladies size. That means dimensions are just 39.5mm x 14.16mm thick. The case is in 18K Sedna™ gold with a brown ceramic [ZrO2] bezel.

Divers features of the PO Master Chronometer include: a domed scratch-resistant Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides, a uni-directional rotational divers bezel with a polished brown ceramic in with Omega Ceragold™ dive-time scale and SLN dot at 12H,

an Ω signed screwdown crown, am He signed Helium Escape Valve at 10H, a new alveol screwdown caseback engraved with Planet Ocean and 600 m /2000 ft” and Sapphire crystal affording views of the watch’s movement and a water-resistance of 600 meters.

Talking of which, the PO Master Chronometer is powered by an Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer Calibre 8801 which has been officially certified by METAS.

Its specifications include: dual-direction self-winding, 35 jewels, a frequency of 25’200 A/h (3.5 Hz) and a power-reserve of 55hrs.

Special features of the 8801 include: anti-magnetic resistant to 15’000 Gauss, Time zone function, Silicon “Si14” balance spring, Omega free sprung-balance, Co-Axial Escapement, 3 levels, NIVACHOC.

Its decoration includes: an 18K Sedna™ gold rotor and balance bridge, Geneva waves in arabesque, blackened screws, barrels and balance wheel.

The watch boasts a stunning polished brown ceramic dial with 18K Sedna™ gold applied indexes, white BGW9 SuperLumiNova (blue emission), new applied 18K Sedna™ gold Arabic numerals, a new transferred minutes track. The dial has been engraved with [ZrO2] under its central hole.

A display with central hour-minute-seconds hands, date windows at 3H is indicted by: polished facetted 18K Sedna™ gold hands with white SuperLumiNova. Blue SLN for the hour & seconds hands & counters hands (in line with indexes) and Green SLN for the minute hand (in line with the dot on bezel) for easy and safe reading of dive-time!

Planet Ocean 600M Master Chronometer is presented on a chocolate brown leather strap with a with rubber lining and an 18K Sedna™ gold clasp.

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