The key pieces on show at fake Omega’s touring exhibition and the brand’s innovative history

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Nicole Kidman wearing a jewelled 1950s Omega “secret” watch

As a brand, Omega conjures up images of high adventure – the Speedmaster Moonwatch, or James Bond in a succession of sleekly sporty styles. Boys’ stuff, definitely (though women have been known to snap these up). Omega’s women’s offer, meanwhile, is popular but less flamboyant, majoring on round styles with impeccable movements, such as the Ladymatic or Constellation.

Nevertheless, a touring exhibition, Her Time, which landed in Paris during the city’s recent Fashion Week, was an eye-opener, revealing the depth of heritage Omega replica boasts in women’s watches.

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An art deco Omega watch from the early 20th century, now in the brand’s museum in Bienne

One person wise to this is Nicole Kidman, a long-term Omega replica brand ambassador. The A-lister is frequently photographed with a vintage cheap Omega strapped to her wrist: a delicate 1950s “secret” watch with a cluster of diamonds over the dial, or an Art Deco-inspired, diamond-style watch with a tiny rectangular case.

Both timepieces, like the exhibition replica watches, come from the archives at the Omega Museum, located near the company’s HQ in Biel, Switzerland. It is currently closed but will reopen in a much more immersive form next year – a must-see destination for replica watch fans.

The key pieces on show at the Her Time exhibition highlight Omega’s innovative women’s watch history, as Petros Protopapas, museum director and brand heritage manager, acknowledges.

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A gold Omega from the 1970s

“Few people know that from 1894 to 1935, over a third of Omega’s production was in women’s watches for a great deal for that time,” he says. “We wanted to show our ongoing commitment to women’s lives – Art Deco from the 1920s, the Medicus from the 1930s, which was specifically for nurses to read and take pulses with, or the original 1955 Ladymatic, which had the smallest rotor-equipped automatic movement in the world, and was chronometer certified.”

There were design surprises, too. Delicately enamelled pocket replica watches from the very early 20th century; 1940s gold watches from the brand’s French division (not unlike contemporaneous work from great Paris jewellery houses); strong, avant-garde, rectangular designs from the early 1970s, and unique items from British jeweller Andrew Grima’s 1969 About Time collaboration with replica Omega – large, gold watches often with the dial viewed through a translucent natural gem.

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The modern Costellation in steel and yellow gold, inspired by 1970s designs

Riveting though these pieces are, their influence on today’s Omega is indirect. “They remind us of originality and possibility,” says Petropapas, who points out that these qualities are found in different ways in Omega’s modern women’s watches.

In fact, as Raynald Aeschlimann, Omega CEO, notes, many of the replica watches on show are “one-of-a-kind pieces, made with very expensive designs and materials, but we have to consider what will sell on a large scale. If we replicated these styles in our full collection they might not represent the overall desires and demands of women.”

Another factor, of course, is that different styles are favoured by different markets. “In China and Asia, the Constellation and De Ville are still our best sellers for women,” continues Aeschlimann. “In Western markets they tend to buy bigger, sportier styles such as Moonwatches or the Seamaster Aqua Terra.”

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A vintage Omega poster, advertising its women’s watches

The Paris exhibition was launched by original supermodel Cindy Crawford, also a brand ambassador, who has now been joined by her two photogenic teenage children. Kaia (the season’s hottest model) and Presley (another successful model) Gerber are both ideal role models to persuade their generation that a good replica watch is more elegant and individual than a smartphone for keeping track of time.

Although, for now at least, the focus remains very much on women, rather than millennials. “The main influence on us in the future will be women themselves,” Aeschlimann admits. “We listen and try to give them a range of styles that fulfils their needs. We’ll continue to borrow from our heritage, but what we make now is for today’s woman and she is quite different from the past.”

Omega replica has relaunched its classic 1957 trilogy as a set

For its 60th anniversary, Omega has released the Seamaster 300, the Railmaster and the Speedmaster

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In a banner year for Omega replica, 1957 saw the release of not one, but three flagship models that went on to become classic timepieces: the Seamaster 300, the Railmaster and the Speedmaster.

For its 60th anniversary, Omega replica has relauched all three as a trilogy set, with each watch faithfully reproduced using a laser-scan of the 1957 models to perfectly recapture the original dimensions. Each updated watch also has the same signature feature as its namesake.

The Railmaster, designed for scientists, engineers and technicians, is powered by the 8806 caliber swiss Omega Master Chronometer, which resists magnetic fields of up to 15,000 gauss. Like the original Speedmaster, which was the first timepiece in the world to do so, the Limited Edition version comes with its Tachymeter scale etched into the bezel – a feature intended for racing drivers. The set is presented in an oak box with extra NATO and leather straps. Finally, the Seamaster retains the Naïad symbol to mark its exceptional water resistance.

18 Holes With the Omega Aqua Terra Golf Replica Watches

The Omega Seamaster replica collection is made up of several sub-families, all of which spring from the original Seamaster dive watch that the brand introduced in 1948 (You can learn more about that original, groundbreaking watch, and other important historical Omega replica watches, here). Not all of them are dive watches per se, but all have some type of nautical or aquatic influence — hence the “Aqua Terra” and “Planet Ocean” monikers on the two major sub-brands. It seems a tad unusual, at first, that cheap Omega would choose the Seamaster collection, specifically the Aqua Terra line, to host the brand’s first watch devoted to the sport in which one wants to avoid the water as much as possible — the replica Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Golf. However, upon closer examination, and after a good old-fashioned wrist test that included an actual day out on the links, the choice seems more than appropriate.

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What better way to review such a timepiece, after all, than strapping it on the wrist for an actual round of golf? That was my opportunity recently, and not in just any setting, but at the Carmel Country Club in Charlotte, NC — a resort right next door to Quail Hollow, which hosted the 2017 PGA Championship, the year’s final major, and one in which Omega would serve as official timekeeper, as it has done since 2011.

The watch I reviewed was from the original Aqua Terra Golf collection (Omega introduced new, redesigned models during the PGA Championship weekend; I reported on them here.) Its basic look is similar to those of other three-hand-with-date Aqua Terras, with some subtle variations inspired by golf: Green is used for the central seconds hand, which culminates in an arrow tip filled with a tiny triangle of luminous material, as well as for the Arabic numbers at the five-minute marks on the minute track, separated by thin, white indices.

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Triangular wedge indices, also with luminous inserts, are applied at the hour markers, all except for the 3 o’clock position, where sits a modest date window, with white numerals on a black background harmonizing with the predominantly black dial. A silvery Omega replica logo appears below the 12 o’clock marker; beneath it is a cursive-script “Seamaster” logo, one more touch of fairway green. The Greek letter Omega, the Swiss brand’s longtime, recognizable emblem, appears in raised relief on the crown, which screws down securely to ensure the 41-mm stainless steel case’s 150-meter water-resistance.

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The black dial catches the light nicely, and features one of those aforementioned nods to the Seamaster’s heritage, a vertical lined pattern that is meant to evoke the deck of a seagoing vessel. For most, this motif would not be immediately obvious — which may be why the brand chose to introduce a more pronounced, horizontal pattern on the newer Aqua Terra Golf replica Watches — but I personally like the subtlety here. (One other note: if you’re coming to this watch “cold,” you might assume the arrow-tipped minute hand is actually a GMT hand, since that is a look commonly used for GMT watches, but a quick counting of the hands (and the lack of a 24-hour scale on the dial flange or bezel) will quickly disavow you of that error.

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Turn the watch over and through a sapphire caseback you’ll get a view of the movement, Omega’s in-house Caliber 8500, with its big bidirectional winding rotor, plates, and bridges all decorated with the radiating, “Arabesque” guilloché pattern that has become emblematic of Omega movements. As the minuscule text on the movement and caseback reveals, Caliber 8500 features replica Omega’s co-axial escapement and an outstanding resistance to magnetic fields up to 15,000 gauss and above (though not, in this model, all of the METAS-certified Master Chronometer attributes possessed by the 8900 Caliber that supersedes it in the newer models), and two clearly labeled (albeit not readily visible) mainspring barrels, storing a 60-hour power reserve. Other engravings on the caseback reveals the case’s water-resistance level and the movement’s use of silicon (Si14) for the balance spring — an element increasingly common in timepieces produced by the brands of the Swatch Group, Omega’s parent company.

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So how did the Omega Aqua Terra Golf watch fare in an actual 18-hole round of golf? As any good sports watch should while being worn during actual sports, it did its job when summoned and stayed in the background when it might have been a distraction. To wit: the watch never felt too heavy, weighing down the wrist when it was needed for a drive or a putt (which is good; my golf swing has plenty of issues without adding that complication to the mix). The caramel-colored calf leather strap, secured by a brushed steel folding clasp, never felt uncomfortable, even in the heat and humidity of a North Carolina August, and even the most powerful swings and strikes of the ball didn’t make me fret about whether or not the fake watch would come undone or end up in a sand trap or a lake. (Though, as it was a loaner, perhaps I should have been a little more concerned.)

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Legibility remained strong on those occasions when I actually did need to check the time, with the contrast of the white indices on the black dial and overall simplicity of the design aiding the cause immensely; even the harshest sunlight did not render the replica watch unreadable in the glare. And while the green seconds hand doesn’t stand out as much as one would think against the black dial, the subtle but brilliant use of the little white triangle in the tip of that hand makes it very easy to see at a glance that the watch is running. Another concern that some sticklers for accuracy might have — that the harsh motions of the wrist during an 18-hole golf session might overwind the movement or make it run too fast — also proved to be unfounded.

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All in all, I found the sporty yet quietly luxurious character of the Aqua Terra well suited to representing the somewhat leisurely sport of golf — much more so than, say, a chronograph like the Speedmaster, which is much more ideal for intense, timed-to-the-second sports like motor racing — which was, of course, what that replica watch was originally designed for in the first place. The replica Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra is just enough time clock for a game whose major appeal is that there is no time clock.

Tom Hardy’s vintage replica watches in Dunkirk

Amid the spellbinding aerial combat scenes in Christopher Nolan’s epic tribute to the heroes of Operation Dynamo, one particular prop stands out: a military-issue Omega replica that did more than its fair share to help the Allied victory in WWII.

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You’d be forgiven for missing the replica watches Tom Hardy wears whilst battling the Luftwaffe above the English Channel in Christopher Nolan’s epic Dunkirk. But as befits an RAF fighter pilot, Hardy’s character is wearing a service-issue, swiss Omega, an innovative timepiece that was supplied to the bulk of British aircrew in the Second World War.

Despite being surrounded by Nazi-occupied countries, Switzerland continued to supply wristwatches to the Allied forces throughout the war. And not only were all the navigational fake watches used by the RAF during the Second World War made in Switzerland – approximately half of these came from cheap Omega.

The most commonly worn piece was the CK2129. This is the watch that can be seen on Tom Hardy’s wrist.

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As can seen above, the CK2129 featured two crowns, the second of which was used to lock the rotating bezel against accidental movement. The bezel itself was used to count down flying times during missions, a vital aid to navigation. Another feature of the CK2129 instantly recognisable to any lover of classic ‘tool’ watches is the clear, concise display, with its arabic numerals contrasted against a pale cream dial.

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After the war, Field Marshall Montgomery, the commander of Allied land forces on D-Day (6, 1944), made both an official and a private visit to its factory in Biel to thank Omega for the company’s contribution to the allied victory. For its part, Omega acknowledges that much of the replica watchmaking ‘intel’ gathered during the war years, later entered production in the form of the 1948 Seamaster model, descendants of which are still available today.

Give your Omega replica watch a new look with interchangeable straps

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Watches are hallmark accessories in the realm of luxury menswear, and Omega has long been something of a household name in the industry.

For Omega owners looking to update their timepieces, the Swiss watch brand has launched its Nato straps – a collection of leather and canvas straps that can be interchanged with the leather strap or steel bracelets on an existing Omega replica model.

The straps are inspired by those used by British pilots and soldiers during Wolrd War Two, since removable spring bars on watches were seen to be a safety hazard during conflict situations.

There are eight kinds of Nato straps available, including three striped fabric straps, three nylon fabric straps, one brown leather strap and a black coated-nylon-fabric strap. Though they may be targeted at male customers, the straps are unisex, and can be added to women’s wristwatches, too.

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An Omega replica watch is an elite indulgence, traditionally being a timepiece that represents an undeniably high-class lifestyle. The new Nato straps from the brand give replica Omega owners a chance to convey a more casual, sporty and leisurely message – and when it comes to fashion investments, what’s more important than versatility?

Replica Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ Limited Edition Watches

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One of Omega’s many sponsorships and partnerships is as Official Timekeeper of the Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) sailing team. For the 35th America’s Cup yacht race taking place this month, June 2017, the Swiss replica watch maker has announced a couple of limited edition watches including this replica Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ that the team members wear while actually racing. Compared to other collections from swiss Omega, it’s been a while since we’ve talked about this interesting but rare family of digital, quartz-powered Omega replica watches.

The replica Omega Speedmaster Skywalker X-33 was released in the ’90s, helping show that Omega wasn’t stuck in 1969 with the manually wound mechanical Omega Speedmaster Professional “Moonwatch” as their cutting-edge astronaut gear. But much like Breitling’s Professional line of replica watches, also with hybrid analog-digital displays, the fake Omega Speedmaster X-33 was also convincingly meant for professional aviation purposes. It remains a peripheral branch of the Speedmaster collection that particularly dedicated watch enthusiasts and brand enthusiasts can also enjoy.

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There’s no reason, however, that it needs to be exclusively for aviation and aerospace, as the Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ Limited Edition watch shows. I felt it was worth mentioning that the sailing team members wear the cheap Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ while on board as it does add some credibility to the watches’ intended practical use and durability. If you don’t follow regatta racing and aren’t clear on some of the physical rigors involved for people or replica watches on board one of these vessels in a race, see Ariel’s report after being strapped to a catamaran and splashed a lot with Bremont Watches and Oracle Team UK.

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On a nylon fabric strap, the Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ Limited Edition is 45mm wide in Grade 2 titanium and water-resistant to 30m. This might cause some watchnerds to blink, as that is basically the minimum water-resistance rating for any modern watch, and this one is designed to be involved with watersports. Boats ideally stay on top of the water, yes, but 30m of water resistance refers to the water pressure below 30m of perfectly still water. We generally recommend that you don’t do anything wetter than washing your hands with a 30m-water-resistant watch – mostly dress watches. Granted, there are a bunch of buttons and spots where water ingress becomes a concern on the fake Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ, and it seems like they are intended to actually be used – but even most G-Shocks come with 200m water-resistance.

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The quartz 5620 movement inside powers the analog three-hand time telling with the addition of a countdown timer for regatta racing, along with a host of digital displays. If you didn’t know, the reason countdown timers are important to yacht racing and so often found on such replica watches is that boats get a running start before crossing the starting line that they need to time very carefully. The digital functions can show three time zones, chronograph, timer, calendar information, and two alarms. I will continue to say that negative LCD displays are just inferior to positive ones and can only be seen as a sacrifice of legibility for aesthetics. The regatta countdown timer is activated by the red button at 9 o’clock and triggers a series of alarms with recognizable ringing sequences.

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Some differences from the Skywalker X-33 in the swiss Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ Limited Edition watch include design cues for ETNZ, the specific functions meant for boat racing mentioned above, and of course, the omission of Skywalker from the name. The colors are of the New Zealand flag, and the blue ring at 9 o’clock that seems to reference an analog subdial is new and cool-looking. I happen to think that a more colorful approach to the X-33, as we also saw here with the Skywalker X-33 Solar Impulse watch, makes it look a lot more modern and fun.

We don’t have caseback images for the moment, but fake Omega tells us that it is “stamped with an EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND logo and engraved with ‘CHALLENGER FOR THE 35TH AMERICA’S CUP,’ ‘X-33 REGATTA,’ and the limited edition number.” The bi-directional rotating bezel, made of a ceramic-titanium mix, includes litle stars at the “compass points” in place of the aviation (stylized spaceship? K rail?) symbols of the Skywalker. Omega says the stars represent the Southern Cross on New Zealand’s flag. We can assume that there will be lume on the hands and indices, as well as the 12 o’clock star on the bezel, in addition to a back light for the digital displays.

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There are certainly a lot of potential luxury watch replica customers involved with the yachting world, so every year we see a range of sponsorships and limited editions from different fake watch brands. This is one of the cooler ones, in my opinion, and that’s because of the watch itself. Limited to 2,017 pieces, the replica Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ Limited Edition watch will have a price of $159.

Omega Seamaster Edizione Venezia Replica Watches

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Out of the blue, Omega today debuted the replica Omega Seamaster Edizione Venezia, a stylish, retro-inspired take on the Seamaster, offered in a highly elegant 39.5mm case, crafted from either Omega’s proprietary 18k Sedna gold or… yes, stainless steel.

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On a personal note, the 40mm-wide De Ville Trésor has been probably my favorite modern Omega: it’s classical, restrained, and under-the-radar, but, with its curvy case and dial, it’s plenty interesting for a dress watch. Plus, its Master Co-Axial Chronometer movement delivers all the goodies Omega can engineer into a movement today… So what exactly is the matter with the Trésor? It’s not available in steel but exclusively in very pricey gold of different types…

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Which leads us to the cheap Omega Seamaster Edizione Venezia, a new Seamaster that offers comparably beautiful and restrained styling in a classical 39.5mm case, a METAS-certified Master Co-Axial Chronometer movement (now an automatic over the Trésor’s hand-wound), and refreshingly, it does come in Sedna gold and steel. And, if you hadn’t guessed already, there is, of course, a story to go with it as well.

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Omega says the idea for the Seamaster’s sea horse logo came when one of Omega’s designers visited Venice and saw the gondolas adorned with this fascinating animal – he liked the possible connection with it and the Seamaster and, since 1957, the Seahorse emblem has been associated with this collection.

While self-proclaimed swiss Omega historians will certainly know of a few vintage Seamasters from the mid-1900s, I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that most Omega replica fans and buyers today think not of a vintage dress watch when they hear the word Seamaster. Yet, this new-for-2017 piece shares numerous design elements with Seamasters of old, reminding everyone that the Seamaster has not always been about chunky, sporty, and colorful. It goes to show that, if you think about it, not only is Omega itself a very versatile and complex brand, but even its collections can be a bit all over the place sometimes.

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While you could consider this another 60th-anniversary tribute, I think the new replica Omega Seamaster Edizione Venezia should really just be left alone to be what it actually is: a heavily vintage-inspired, retro-looking dress watch, something that’s been missing from Omega’s stable for some time now. The Globemaster is available in steel but is more modern in its design, even if it is not without its own vintage-tribute details.

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The Omega Seamaster Edizione Venezia has a domed, silvery, off-white dial with applied indices, Omega logo and text, and a pair of thin, polished leaf-style hands – all of this is in 18k Sedna gold on both model variants. Legibility, because the dials appear to be more satin than shiny, should be alright – it would have been sad to see this piece ruined by the horribly illegible combination of a shiny dial and shiny, skinny hands. Love it or hate it, there is also a subtle date aperture at six, maintaining the symmetry of the dial.

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Over the dial is a domed sapphire crystal that should add more depth to the skinny-looking watch – no official figures on thickness but considering the basic functionality of the movement and the small diameter of the case, we’d be surprised if this was a burger. Water resistance is an ample 60 meters or 200 feet, not bad for a gold dress watch and just enough that you never have to worry about it.

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Exposed via the laser-engraved sapphire case-back is the replica Omega Caliber 8801, an automatic Co-Axial movement boasting METAS-approved quality control and a resistance to magnetic fields reaching 15,000 gauss. The gold version will come with an 18k Sedna gold balance bridge and oscillating weight. Power reserve is 55 hours which isn’t bad considering the relatively small size of the case and, therefore, movement.

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Pricing for the Omega Seamaster Edizione Venezia is a marketable €5,900 in steel (reference 511.13.40.20.02.001) and €13,200 in 18k Sedna gold (reference 511.53.40.20.02.001). As you might have guessed by now, both pieces will only be available for purchase in Venice, Italy.

Replica Omega Speedmaster Apollo XVII 45th Anniversary

The Omega Speedmaster is one of those replica watches that doesn’t need an introduction. Forever known as the “Moonwatch” it has carved out quite a niche for itself in the market. Rightfully, this comes with quite a few limited editions, of which the new Speedmaster Apollo XVII 45th Anniversary is one of the latest.

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Limited editions are tricky. Almost always selling at a premium over the regular, non-limited version of the watch, they can make a brand a tidy amount of money. This temptation leads in many cases to limited edition replica watches that only vary in color from the regular model. It is, therefore, all the more pleasing to see that Omega didn’t step into this pitfall.

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A steel version is also available, limited to 1972 pieces

This Speedmaster is dedicated to the Apollo XVII mission, the last time humans landed on the moon. This particular limited edition is also a tribute to astronaut Gene Cernan, who was the last man to set foot on the lunar surface, and who passed away earlier this year. While there is also a stainless steel model (limited to 1972 pieces, the year of the mission), I prefer the contrast between the gold and blue, which makes this watch very striking.

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Both the dial and the bezel are made from ceramic. Usually blue ceramic has a very harsh tone to it, almost too bright, but Omega replica succeeded in making it a very deep blue. This actually makes the fake watch. Also, the gold mission medallion of Apollo XVII at the nine o’clock subdial is crafted with such care and detail that makes this limited edition worthwhile.

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The same can be said for the case back. Here a silver mission medallion mentions the name of the mission and the tribute to Gene Cernan, with the moon and Apollo in contrasting gold. The engravings are quite deep, with lots of detail, giving true depth to the back of the replica watch.

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In essence, this limited edition is your regular 42mm Speedmaster. That also means that the movement inside is caliber 1861 by Lemania, a rugged and solid performer, although some movement connoisseurs might crave for something more. I doubt however if this will be a deal-breaker given the great care and attention that cheap Omega put into this limited edition, also because of the expected retail price of around $200,- seems to be just right.

New James Bond’s Omega Replica Watch

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Omega’s new president, Raynald Aeschlimann, asked me to join him and a surprise dinner guest “who plays an amazing James Bond.” I torpedoed back my R.S.V.P. Ian Fleming’s secret agent, known for his exquisite taste, has been associated with fine replica watches ever since his Rolex wristwatch was described in the 1954 novel Live and Let Die. He has worn Rolexes, a Breitling, and even quartz Seiko watches when quartz was all the rage.

However, as a Royal Navy reserve commander and since Fleming himself spent time in the British Naval Intelligence Division it makes sense that Bond would wear a diving watch. In 1995’s GoldenEye film, Bond for the first time sported an cheap Omega Seamaster 300 diving watch, and perhaps it’s no coincidence that a massive turnaround at Omega started at about the same time.

The guest at the Omega-sponsored dinner was, of course, British actor Daniel Craig, who has been playing Bond since 2006’s Casino Royale. In lower Manhattan’s Beekman Hotel, the room sparkling with vintage Omega replica watches under glass, I sat down at a candlelit table, just opposite Craig. He seemed genuinely excited to be among other watch geeks, and as we sipped Billecart-Salmon Champagne, he explained how he bought his first fine watch, a Breitling, when he started earning money. But his passion for replica watches began in earnest with the James Bond role, when he bought his first Omega replica, a vintage Seamaster 300. His most emotionally significant timepiece is an Omega Seamaster engraved for him and given by the producers of Casino Royale. When ordering custom-made shirts for his Bond wardrobe, Craig has the “left cuff made slightly larger so I can wear the watch, and the sleeve sits over the watch.”

Now, that’s a sign of a serious watch guy.

BUT THE REAL STAR of the evening was arguably the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean “Big Blue,” just released at watch fair Baselworld 2017. Originally introduced in 1957, the Seamaster traces its roots to the Omega Marine from 1932, the world’s first production wristwatch made specifically for diving. Exactly 60 years later, at the dinner, we got to handle the new Seamaster Big Blue—the first fake Omega watch with a case made entirely of blue ceramic. Its name comes from a Seamaster from 1972 that Omega devotees call Big Blue. Oversize, with a blue dial, it was the world’s first diver’s chronograph in which the stopwatch functions could be fully operated underwater.

The new watch is, in fact, an evolution of 2013’s black ceramic Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon. The full case, dial, bezel, and even the strap’s folding buckle are made of ceramic and scratch- and fade-resistant. Creating the blue ceramic color was no easy feat. It’s fabricated in-house using high pressures, hours-long plasma treatments, and sintering at 2,550 degrees.

Made for world travelers, an orange hour hand indicates time in a second time zone on the blue ceramic dial’s orange 24-hour ring. Water resistant to 2,000 feet, the helium escape valve is designed for saturation dives and prevents the watch from exploding upon resurfacing. There is no denying that Big Blue is a serious divers’ watch.

SOME MIGHT FIND the colors garish, but the dial’s and bezel’s blue and orange colors are highly functional. Infused into the blue ceramic bezel, orange rubber highlights the critical, zero-to-15 minute region that is used to alert divers to their last 15 minutes of oxygen supply. Colors change the deeper you plunge into the sea. Orange quickly converts to a light olive tone, while blue is the last color to remain visible, until a depth of 275 meters. Combined with the luminescent “broad arrow” hands and hour markers, the orange and blue colors result in the best possible contrast for divers’ visibility and safety.

Inside the massive, 45.5-millimeter case ticks Omega’s caliber 8906, a state-of-the-art self-winding movement providing 60 hours of timekeeping. Antimagnetic up to 15,000 Gauss, you could wear the watch without damage while getting, say, an MRI, and it’s based on the first movement ever to receive the Swiss government’s new Master Chronometer certification. It remains highly accurate and water resistant during eight rigorous tests conducted in magnetic environments. The fake watch isn’t cheap at $11,700, but that’s because ceramic production is costly.

Bookies are taking bets on who will be the next James Bond, and the second-longest-serving Bond was asked if he would continue to play the famous spy. Craig declined to comment. Whoever steps into the role, my bet is he’ll be wearing a Big Blue.

Omega Launches Online Catalog Of Sixty Iconic Omega Replica Speedmaster Moonwatches

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Today, Omega launched what is a very comprehensive, neatly detailed, and of course, free online catalog of 60 iconic Omega Replica Speedmaster Moonwatches. The Speedmaster marks its notable 60th anniversary in 2017 making this a big year for swiss Omega and for one of the most popular and recognizable chronographs out there.

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It happens very rarely that we can get excited about a feature on a replica watch brand’s website – so much so that, come to think of it, this may just be the first time so we’ll explain briefly what you can find in this catalog before you dig into it. Just be sure you have an extended lunch break or are all done with whatever you are supposed to be working on because it’s very easy to get positively lost in it.

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The way it works is really quite simple: you just select whichever year tickles your fancy from the scale on the bottom of the screen, the respective watch for that year loads, and you just need to start scrolling (for whatever reason, upwards). A range of basic tech specs follow including case diameter, caliber number, reference number, front crystal material and more. To illustrate and give you a better idea about the different pages I picked the original Speedmaster from 1957.

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Scrolling your way up towards the sky is when it starts to get really fun – or so it does at least for egghead watch nerds like everyone on our team – as you get to discover hitherto unseen or very difficult to find materials like detailed manuals, advertisements, movement specs and even some “Speedmaster Facts.” To be fair, it all really is in tune with the ethos of the Speedmaster, and you’ll either find these smaller and larger droplets of information very cool or you’ll just roll your eyes as you learn how, for example, some of the ’57 Speedmasters were delivered to the Peruvian Air Force to use in-flight.

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Additional curated images both from the Omega replica archives and from social media users can be found as you keep scrolling, giving you a better look at your choice of a fake watch. And while all this may not sound like that big of a deal, the consistency and depth of the information provided for not one but all sixty selected replica watches is – and it’s as close as you can get to discovering such a wild selection of “Speedies” in one place without purchasing the (yet much more in-depth) 494-page Moonwatch Book.

In essence, then, if you are a Speedmaster collector, wearer, or enthusiast, chances are that you’ll enjoy clicking and scrolling through this truly fascinating catalog of 60 iconic Omega Replica Speedmaster Moonwatches.