Throughout its history, the OMEGA Seamaster is best known for its role as the trusted watch of 007 agent James Bond. The Seamaster was originally designed, however, to accompany sailors in their marine adventures. The OMEGA Seamaster's history begins with its release in 1948. It was modeled after the OMEGA Marine, which was the brand's first water-resistant watch. The watch's luminescent arms and markers make it highly visible underwater and therefore the perfect dive-watch.
The Seamaster also typically sports a stainless steel case, a bracelet screw-in crown, and a caseback engraved with the OMEGA logo, sapphire crystal, and helium release valve. The history of OMEGA Seamaster watches has undergone many updates and advancements over the years, all the while regarded as a very reliable and attractive timepiece. In 1995, the Seamaster entered the James Bond movie realm on the wrist of Pierce Brosnan as he outmatched his enemies in GoldenEye. The Seamaster has been featured in every major Bond film since, and is sure to star in future installments as well. Recently popular to Bond is the Seamaster Planet Ocean which can be seen below along with several other variations of the iconic model.
OMEGA Seamaster enthusiasts are passionate about these watches, and they enjoy learning and researching as much as they can about the history of OMEGA Seamaster watches, specifically topics related to the OMEGA Seamaster 30 history, OMEGA Seamaster 300 history, OMEGA Seamaster 600 history, OMEGA Seamaster DeVille history, and OMEGA Seamaster Cosmic 2000 history. Take a look below for the OMEGA Seamaster roster of models. The history of OMEGA Seamaster watches is rich and full of memorable events and milestones, and it has a passionate following of OMEGA Seamaster enthusiasts.
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