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Asp9mm wrote:

No, it’s a vile brown bezel and dial. A milk chocolate brown similar shade to some older PPK grips actually.  It might have worked better on an older model style, but on the new Model Seamaster, which this is, conical He valve etc, it just doesn’t do it for me.  It’s nothing like the Black Bay 58, which is gorgeous in real life. it would have been great to see that on Bonds wrist. Like the Spectre Seamaster, it’s a fine example of classy updating.

https://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a77/darkcrown_1969/PRIVATE/34ECAAE2-4776-4DFB-89C6-28FA6166CA91_zps4jove21s.jpeg


So want to find a way to like it but from your desc I think my DC collection might be complete without it  ajb007/frown

Skewered, one sympathises...

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Would love it if not for the "snowfall" hands

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MrDalton wrote:

Maybe the brown dial is more like the limited edition 1957 seamaster, railmaster, and speedmaster?  And hopefully not just "brown".

Asp9mm wrote:

No, it’s a vile brown bezel and dial. A milk chocolate brown similar shade to some older PPK grips actually.  It might have worked better on an older model style, but on the new Model Seamaster, which this is, conical He valve etc, it just doesn’t do it for me.  It’s nothing like the Black Bay 58, which is gorgeous in real life. it would have been great to see that on Bonds wrist. Like the Spectre Seamaster, it’s a fine example of classy updating.

https://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a77/darkcrown_1969/PRIVATE/34ECAAE2-4776-4DFB-89C6-28FA6166CA91_zps4jove21s.jpeg

Looks like it's more the vintage tropical dial and not milk brown

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Well it's finally here.. Titanium on titanium but seems like it's not gonna be a limited edition this time?
https://i.postimg.cc/ph7FsFNn/omega-seamaster-diver-300m-21090422001001-1-product-zoom.png

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Beautiful.

https://www.omegawatches.com/en-us/watc … 0422001001

42mm
Titanium
Broad Arrow
Anti-reflective coating only on the inside of the domed crystal (not both sides like the rest of the SMD 300 collection)

https://i.postimg.cc/dZ2Svvjn/Screen-Shot-2019-12-04-at-12-26-49-PM.png

https://i.postimg.cc/XGyzH9ZR/Screen-Shot-2019-12-04-at-12-27-52-PM.png

https://i.postimg.cc/XXdP9c6F/Screen-Shot-2019-12-04-at-12-28-25-PM.png

https://i.postimg.cc/T5MHZhgp/Screen-Shot-2019-12-04-at-12-29-19-PM.png

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Well that doesn’t seem as ugly as we were lead to believe, I’d say.

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Very sharp.  Glad it's not limited so that I can get a used one in a few years at a more reasonable price.

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emtiem wrote:

Well that doesn’t seem as ugly as we were lead to believe, I’d say.

I concur, and would even venture into it being bad ass, personally, of course.  Aluminum bezel that will fade over time, according to Hodinkee.

And comes on a grey and beige nato also, which I happen to really like.  Hopefully that will be sold by itself, but doubtful.

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MrDalton wrote:
emtiem wrote:

Well that doesn’t seem as ugly as we were lead to believe, I’d say.

I concur, and would even venture into it being bad ass, personally, of course.  Aluminum bezel that will fade over time, according to Hodinkee.

And comes on a grey and beige nato also, which I happen to really like.  Hopefully that will be sold by itself, but doubtful.

Yeah it’s very nice. I don’t know if it’s quite pipped the Spectre watch for me (my preference isn’t for round dot indices) but I think it’s rather stylish all the same.

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emtiem wrote:

Well that doesn’t seem as ugly as we were lead to believe, I’d say.

Nope. That black dial colour is nicer than the screen worn ones.

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Gymkata wrote:

Very sharp.  Glad it's not limited so that I can get a used one in a few years at a more reasonable price.

Me, too.

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emtiem wrote:

Well that doesn’t seem as ugly as we were lead to believe, I’d say.

It's a really good looking watch.

The only problem I have with it is the 9200 USD price tag.  That's 4000 USD over the normal SMD 300m.
You actually get more with the normal Seamaster Diver 300m:

Date Complication.
Ceramic Bezel
Ceramic Dial (with lazer etched Seamaster waves).

So how do you justify 4000 USD more? 
Is it just because of the Titanium?

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I agree they are charging a premium, although Ti is always more expensive than the steel counterpart. I like the aluminum bezel and dial that will age and change color theoretically, but it should be cheaper than ceramic. Paying for the 007 connection no doubt.

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I know it’s been said in the lead up to this release but just to confirm, this isn’t a limited edition? The whole “007 edition” with the Bond marked holder (or wrap, whatever it’s called) is throwing me. Also, that first line of numbers on the case back does look like a LE number, but it doesn’t make sense that it would be limited to only 923 pieces.

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JTM wrote:

I know it’s been said in the lead up to this release but just to confirm, this isn’t a limited edition? The whole “007 edition” with the Bond marked holder (or wrap, whatever it’s called) is throwing me. Also, that first line of numbers on the case back does look like a LE number, but it doesn’t make sense that it would be limited to only 923 pieces.

Here is the clarification on the case back:

"For aficionados of special editions, the case back offers a plethora of engraved reference points: “0552” is the code number specified for Navy personnel, with “923 7697” being the number for a diver's watch. The letter “A” is a code used to signify a watch with a screw-in crown. Clearly, “007” refers to James Bond’s agent number and the number “62” is the year of the very first James Bond film."

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texas007 wrote:
JTM wrote:

I know it’s been said in the lead up to this release but just to confirm, this isn’t a limited edition? The whole “007 edition” with the Bond marked holder (or wrap, whatever it’s called) is throwing me. Also, that first line of numbers on the case back does look like a LE number, but it doesn’t make sense that it would be limited to only 923 pieces.

Here is the clarification on the case back:

"For aficionados of special editions, the case back offers a plethora of engraved reference points: “0552” is the code number specified for Navy personnel, with “923 7697” being the number for a diver's watch. The letter “A” is a code used to signify a watch with a screw-in crown. Clearly, “007” refers to James Bond’s agent number and the number “62” is the year of the very first James Bond film."

Very interesting—thanks for that info Kan  ajb007/martini

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Asp9mm wrote:
emtiem wrote:

Well that doesn’t seem as ugly as we were lead to believe, I’d say.

Nope. That black dial colour is nicer than the screen worn ones.

‘Nope’? It looks nice.

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Bond_James_Bond wrote:
emtiem wrote:

Well that doesn’t seem as ugly as we were lead to believe, I’d say.

It's a really good looking watch.

The only problem I have with it is the 9200 USD price tag.  That's 4000 USD over the normal SMD 300m.
You actually get more with the normal Seamaster Diver 300m:

Date Complication.
Ceramic Bezel
Ceramic Dial (with lazer etched Seamaster waves).

So how do you justify 4000 USD more? 
Is it just because of the Titanium?

Well luxury watch pricing is utterly illogical and all very hard to justify (a £20 Casio actually works better and is more reliable than these things! Although it’s not just about the functionality I know) so I don’t think we can really look for anything to be justified! ajb007/smile

I just wonder how much their adverts will make of the ‘No TIME To Die’ thing ajb007/biggrin

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So definitely not a limited edition then? Just a Bond edition in the regular collection?

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Price is absolutely ridiculous and I feel comfortable saying that as I own more expensive watches.

Not only does the regular versions sell for significantly less at retail but when you factor in the depreciation of the regular models both new and used the price difference is insane.

I think the Spectre edition is a much nicer watch. If you are going to spend this kind of money on an Omega Bond watch, then I'd get that. It may not be the latest but it is a very nice watch.

Personally, I've moved on from Omega these days and I am a Rolex man. Rocking my 16710 Pepsi GMT II right now. Call me a pussy type of guy  ajb007/lol .

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Sterling Archer wrote:

Price is absolutely ridiculous and I feel comfortable saying that as I own more expensive watches.

Not only does the regular versions well for significantly less at retail but when you factor in the depreciation of the regular models both new and used the price difference is insane.

I think the Spectre edition is a much nicer watch. If you are going to spend this kind of money on an Omega Bond watch, then I'd get that. It may not be the latest but it is a very nice watch.

Personally, I've moved on from Omega these days and I am a Rolex man. Rocking my 16710 Pepsi GMT II right now. Call me a pussy type of guy  ajb007/lol .

Remember the watch is both titanium and a Bond edition, so you’re going to be paying quite a bit more than you would a regular SM 300m due to those factors—more so the fact that it is titanium but the Bond connection does add a bit of a premium as well.

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JTM wrote:
Sterling Archer wrote:

Price is absolutely ridiculous and I feel comfortable saying that as I own more expensive watches.

Not only does the regular versions well for significantly less at retail but when you factor in the depreciation of the regular models both new and used the price difference is insane.

I think the Spectre edition is a much nicer watch. If you are going to spend this kind of money on an Omega Bond watch, then I'd get that. It may not be the latest but it is a very nice watch.

Personally, I've moved on from Omega these days and I am a Rolex man. Rocking my 16710 Pepsi GMT II right now. Call me a pussy type of guy  ajb007/lol .

Remember the watch is both titanium and a Bond edition, so you’re going to be paying quite a bit more than you would a regular SM 300m due to those factors—more so the fact that it is titanium but the Bond connection does add a bit of a premium as well.

Please don't fall into the titanium hype they are selling. Grand Seiko makes watches with some of the highest quality titanium for significantly less. Tudor has the Pelagos that sells for a fraction of the cost. Many brands work with titanium and it should never be a significant premium.

The Bond connection is what really drives the premium. The Spectre watch sells for more than double the cost of the regular 300 version of the watch these days but at retail pricing it wasn't too different. This watch is simply priced extremely high because they can. I think it'll be taking a decent hit off retail in the years to come.

All this being said, if someone loves the watch then by all means buy it. We all have our preferences. I am just voicing my opinion as a watch enthusiast that the pricing on this is not justified. As a watch on its own, regardless of price, I'm still not the biggest fan. Omega is making it a homage of the Sub that Connery wore and mixing in some Mil-Sub elements. I'm also not a fan of the Faux-Patina. I also do not like mesh bracelets at all.

If there is a Bond fan out there that is looking for their first nice watch, then I'd point them towards a Rolex Explorer that would be a lot cheaper and still has amazing Bond connections. If they want a dive watch, there is always the Sub or if you want Omega there are plenty of other dive options including the Spectre watch which you can get for cheaper than this on the market.

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perfectly said, S A (paricularly about GS and how great they are!).

I find the pricing appaling, double of the price of a normal SMP and no ceramic bezel and a standard dial.

For those who consider about really wearing it: The lume in the bezel insert so far was a weak point when it's gotten wet.
Not sure if Omega solved this.

Did anyone hear, when the watch is available?
As it is a non-limited watch, I am not in a hurry getting it and will be leaving to the early adopters fighting for allocations and paying the full price ajb007/wink

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Higgins wrote:

Did anyone hear, when the watch is available?
As it is a non-limited watch, I am not in a hurry getting it and will be leaving to the early adopters fighting for allocations and paying the full price ajb007/wink

Available from February next year.

Yeah that’s the good thing about this one not being a limited edition, there’s no rush to go out and grab one because they’re not going to sell out. Also, give it a month or so after it’s released and you’ll most likely start seeing them pop up on the second hand market for a little less than retail—certainly not like most of the other Bond LE’s that sell for thousands more than RRP.