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2016-01-28

OMEGA Seamaster PLANET OCEAN 600M Master CHRONOMETER 1stLOOK

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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