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Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 311.30.42.30.01.004 pre-owned
TOP
Omega Red&White Racing Speedmaster Pro Moon"TinTin Dial"
NZ$ 10,374
Seller
complet.co.ltd
45
JP
Omega Steel 39,5mm Automatic 522.32.40.20.01.003 new
TOP
Omega Seamaster Olympic Games Limited Edition 522.32.40.20.01.003
NZ$ 7,219
Seller
Uhren2000 GmbH
426
DE
Omega Steel 44mm Automatic 2869.52.91 pre-owned New Zealand, New Plymouth
Omega Seamaster
NZ$ 4,855
Seller
Private Seller
NZ
Omega watches up to NZ$ 2,000
Omega watches NZ$ 2,000 - NZ$ 5,000
Omega Gold/Steel 35mm Automatic Constellation pre-owned
TOP
Omega Constellation Automatic Vintage Watch, Serviced + Warranty
NZ$ 2,264
Seller
Authentic Watch Co
29
UK
Omega Steel Manual winding 2998-61 pre-owned
TOP
Omega Speedmaster 2998-61
NZ$ 38,662
Seller
The Watch Collector Ltd.
140
UK
Omega Red gold 41mm Automatic 43163412102001 new
TOP
Omega De Ville Hour Vision 18K Redgold NEW
NZ$ 17,180
Seller
Timeless Watches & Jewellery AG
608
LI
Omega Red gold 36.5mm Automatic 1681057 pre-owned
TOP
Omega De Ville Prestige Co-Axial 18K Red Gold 36.5 MM Caliber...
NZ$ 5,534
Free shipping
Seller
Pawndeluxe
399
NL
Omega Steel 43,5mm Automatic 522.32.44.21.03.001 new
TOP
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Master 43,5 PyeongChang 2018 Limited
NZ$ 9,297
Seller
Uhren2000 GmbH
426
DE
Omega Yellow gold 34mm Manual winding 1329051 OMEGA Geneve pre-owned
TOP
Omega Geneve Gold Watch 14K 1970 c.601
NZ$ 2,042
Free shipping
Seller
ZEGARKI-VINTAGE
34
PL
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Omega Yellow gold 52mm Manual winding pre-owned
TOP
Omega Historical 18K Savonette, Massive, Heavy & Rare
NZ$ 4,228
Seller
Plus Ultra AG
12
CH
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 311.30.42.30.01.001 pre-owned New Zealand, Auckland
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
NZ$ 7,777
Seller
Jewelwatch Ltd
NZ
Omega Steel 42mm Automatic Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch new
TOP
Omega Moonwatch Speedmaster Lunar mission Black Venom -...
NZ$ 12,770
Seller
BLACK VENOM
24
IT
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 145.022 - 69 ST pre-owned New Zealand, Auckland
Omega Speedmaster Professional Ref. 145022-69ST w/ ARCHIVE...
NZ$ 10,000
Seller
About Time Ltd
NZ
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 145.012 pre-owned
TOP
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
NZ$ 15,082
Seller
The Watch Collector Ltd.
140
UK
Omega Steel 43mm Manual winding 146.011-69 (146011) pre-owned
Omega very rare '69 Seamaster BULLHEAD Chrono 146.011-69
NZ$ 19,581
Seller
nobeluhren-store.de
23
DE
Omega Steel 36mm Automatic 52210 pre-owned
TOP
Omega Seamaster Olympic Games London Co-Axial Limited Edition
NZ$ 4,938
Free shipping
Seller
Pawndeluxe
399
NL
Omega Steel 36mm Automatic De Ville Prestige pre-owned
Omega De Ville Prestige Automatic Chronometer B-P Service 2019
NZ$ 2,878
Seller
Uhrtreff
123
DE
Omega Steel 40mm Manual winding ST105.003-65 pre-owned
Omega ST105.003-65 Speedmaster 321 - Ed White Beautiful Example
NZ$ 29,994
Free shipping
Seller
Watch Club
89
UK
Omega Steel 39.7mm Manual winding 311.32.40.30.06.001 new
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch HODINKEE 10th...
NZ$ 11,984
Seller
Guarded Crown
18
US
Omega Gold/Steel Quartz 1267.75.00 pre-owned New Zealand, Auckland
Omega Constellation
NZ$ 3,250
Seller
Jewelwatch Ltd
NZ
Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 210.30.42.20.01.001 new
Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M Full Set
NZ$ 6,555
Seller
LUXUS-PORT
127
DE
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 145.022-71ST pre-owned New Zealand, Auckland
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
NZ$ 9,500
Seller
About Time Ltd
NZ
Omega Rose gold 28.3 exc crownmm Manual winding 3977 pre-owned
TOP
Omega vintage 18ct gold dress watch
NZ$ 7,348
Seller
The Watch Collector Ltd.
140
UK
Omega Steel 44mm Automatic 176.004 pre-owned
Omega 176.004 - SEAMASTER 120 "Big Blue" - Zertifkat - viele...
NZ$ 12,770
Seller
nobeluhren-store.de
23
DE
Omega Steel 41mm Automatic 25345000 pre-owned
TOP
Omega Seamaster 's 50 Years Anniversary GMT 41 Automatic -...
NZ$ 3,576
Free shipping
Seller
Pawndeluxe
399
NL
Omega Titanium Automatic 311.62.42.30.06.001 pre-owned
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Apollo 45th 11 1969
NZ$ 16,025
Free shipping
Seller
fitzroviawatches.co.uk
197
UK
Omega Steel 42mm 31130423001001 pre-owned
Omega 31130423001001 Speedmaster Moonwatch - 50th Anniversary...
NZ$ 8,961
Free shipping
Seller
Watch Club
89
UK
Omega Yellow gold 35mm Manual winding 101.010.65 pre-owned
Omega Vintage Chronograph 101 010 65
NZ$ 7,432
Seller
Guarded Crown
18
US
Omega Steel 40mm Manual winding 31110393001001 pre-owned
Omega Speedmaster 60 Anniversary
NZ$ 11,663
Free shipping
Seller
A. Grimmeissen Uhren An- und Verkauf
627
DE
Omega Steel 36mm Automatic 2551.80.00 pre-owned
Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M - Exclusiv Armband + Papiere
NZ$ 2,895
Seller
LUXUS-PORT
127
DE
Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 176.0012 pre-owned New Zealand, Auckland
Omega Speedmaster Ref. 176.0012
NZ$ 3,995
Seller
About Time Ltd
NZ
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 311.30.42.30.01.005 new
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Ref. 311.30.42.30.01...
NZ$ 6,640
Seller
Steiner Maastricht
330
NL
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 3577.50.00 pre-owned
Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch 35775000
NZ$ 9,195
Seller
Orologi360
28
IT
Omega White gold 33mm Automatic De Ville pre-owned
Omega 18k W/Gold Lapis Lazuli Dial DeVille Gents Watch &...
NZ$ 13,111
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
367
UK
Omega Steel Automatic 31110393001002 new
Omega Trilogy 1957 Set
NZ$ 33,373
Seller
Chronothek Uhrenhandels GmbH
58
AT
Omega 41mm Automatic 4650.20.32 pre-owned
Omega 腕時計 メンズ腕時計 時計 オメガ デビル コーアクシャル メンズウォッチ 4650.20.32 自動巻 K18...
NZ$ 12,650
Seller
Daisinyoko & Co.
 
JP
Omega Steel 37.2mm Manual winding 2384-7 pre-owned
Omega 2384-7 Vintage Eccentric Dial - Patina - Military...
NZ$ 1,364
Seller
Guarded Crown
18
US
Omega Steel 38mm Automatic 38357940 pre-owned
Omega Speedmaster
NZ$ 5,534
Free shipping
Seller
A. Grimmeissen Uhren An- und Verkauf
627
DE
Omega Steel 41mm Automatic 212.30.41.20.01.003 new
Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M 2014 Like NEW, Full SET
NZ$ 5,108
Seller
LUXUS-PORT
127
DE
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 145.012-67
Omega 145.012-67 SP Tropical Vintage Speedmaster Pre Moon 1967...
NZ$ 73,581
Seller
European Watch Company
306
US
Omega Steel 38mm Quartz 198030 pre-owned
Omega Genève Ref. 198030
NZ$ 2,299
Seller
Steiner Maastricht
330
NL
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding ST3450809  pre-owned
Omega Speed Master Moon Phase 1985 1300 Limited Edition ST...
NZ$ 24,599
Seller
Deep Arrow Inc. Fujihan
67
JP
Omega Rose gold 34mm Manual winding 2473 pre-owned
Omega Triple Calendar Moonphase 2473
NZ$ 10,375
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
367
UK
Omega Gold/Steel 41.5mm Automatic 33120425101002 pre-owned
Omega Speedmaster ’57
NZ$ 15,239
Seller
Chronothek Uhrenhandels GmbH
58
AT
Omega Gold/Steel 38mm Automatic 123.25.38.22.02.001 pre-owned
Omega コンステレーション コーアクシャル 腕時計123.25.38.22.02.001 自動巻 K18PG SSピンク...
NZ$ 8,433
Seller
Daisinyoko & Co.
 
JP
Omega Yellow gold 39.2mm Automatic 2103.30.00 pre-owned
Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Gold
NZ$ 17,310
Seller
ChronoCity
32
CZ
Omega Steel 39mm Automatic 45335000 pre-owned
Omega De Ville Automatic GMT
NZ$ 3,746
Free shipping
Seller
A. Grimmeissen Uhren An- und Verkauf
627
DE
Omega Steel 39.7mm Manual winding 311.32.40.30.06.001 new
Omega Speedy Tuesday "HODINKEE" Moonwatch - BNIB, IN-HAND
NZ$ 14,413
Seller
Shreve, Crump & Low
 
US
Omega Steel 38mm Manual winding 2914 pre-owned
Omega 2914-4 SC Vintage 2914 Railmaster / 7912 VERY NICE (30302)
NZ$ 33,225
Seller
European Watch Company
306
US
Omega Steel 42mm Automatic 3572.50 pre-owned
Omega Speedmaster Professional Ref. 3572.50
NZ$ 5,959
Seller
Steiner Maastricht
330
NL
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 3570.40 pre-owned
Omega Speedmaster Racing Japan limited edition 2004 3570.40
NZ$ 20,382
Seller
Deep Arrow Inc. Fujihan
67
JP
Omega Yellow gold 33mm Automatic Constellation pre-owned
Omega Constellation
NZ$ 7,074
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
367
UK
Omega Red gold 41mm Automatic 4650.20.32 pre-owned
Omega De Ville Co-Axial Chrono
NZ$ 14,473
Seller
Chronothek Uhrenhandels GmbH
58
AT
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 3570.50.00 pre-owned
Omega 時計 腕時計 メンズ腕時計 オメガ スピードマスター プロフェッショナル 3570.50.00 手巻き SS ス...
NZ$ 4,778
Seller
Daisinyoko & Co.
 
JP
Omega Red gold 41mm Automatic 43163412102001 new
Omega De Ville Hour Vision
NZ$ 20,432
Seller
Sfera GmbH
7
AT
Omega Steel 36mm Quartz De Ville pre-owned
Omega De Ville Chronometer
NZ$ 1,447
Free shipping
Seller
A. Grimmeissen Uhren An- und Verkauf
627
DE
Omega Gold/Steel 41mm Automatic 130.23.41.22.06.001 new
Omega Globemaster Co-axial Master Chronometer Annual Calendar
NZ$ 12,252
Free shipping
Seller
ChronoEdge
236
UK
Omega Steel 39.5mm Manual winding 2998 pre-owned
Omega 2998-1 Lolipop Speedmaster 2998-1 Lollipop Seconds Hand...
NZ$ 88,753
Seller
European Watch Company
306
US
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 31133423001001 new
Omega Speedmaster Ref. 31133423001001
NZ$ 6,470
Seller
Steiner Maastricht
330
NL
Omega Steel 40mm Manual winding 2998-61 pre-owned
Omega Speedmaster Moon Watch 2nd Second Late 2998-61 Alpha Hand
NZ$ 33,455
Seller
Deep Arrow Inc. Fujihan
67
JP
Omega Steel 41mm Automatic 1514.51.00 pre-owned
Omega Constellation Double Eagle 1514.51.00
NZ$ 3,961
Free shipping
Seller
Watches & Jewellery of Bond Street Ltd
367
UK
Omega Steel 42mm Manual winding 31133403002001 pre-owned
Omega Speedmaster CK2998
NZ$ 9,450
Seller
Chronothek Uhrenhandels GmbH
58
AT
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Omega: Tradition and Innovation

Omega represents reliability and precision, a fact the astronauts of the Apollo missions came to appreciate on their trips to the Moon. Innovations like the co-axial escapement and Master Chronometer have only added to Omega's stellar reputation.

5 Reasons to Buy an Omega

  • Speedmaster Professional: the famous Moonwatch
  • Seamaster Ploprof 1200M diving watch: water resistant to 1,200 m (120 bar, 3,937 ft)
  • Co-axial escapement: frictionless and unaffected by jolts
  • Seamaster Aqua Terra: Unaffected by magnetic fields of up to 15,000 Gauss
  • Limited editions: Speedmaster Professional Snoopy or Spectre
  • Omega Speedmaster Professional

    Omega Speedmaster Professional

  • Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M

    Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M

  • Omega Constellation

    Omega Constellation

  • Omega De Ville Co-axial

    Omega De Ville Co-axial

  • Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra

    Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra

Precision from the Depths of the Sea to Outer Space

Omega has been around since the mid-19th century and has earned a reputation for making reliable, precise, and functional watches. Omega has a long, rich history of developing new watchmaking technology. They created the co-axial escapement as well as an especially effective form of protection against magnetic fields. Such innovations help protect Omega watches against jolts and magnetic fields of up to 15,000 Gauss.

Omega produces some of the most famous watches in the world: Their Speedmaster Professional , for example, accompanied the first astronauts to the Moon in the summer of 1969. Professional and recreational divers alike have been relying on the Seamaster for around 60 years, and this watch has also made numerous appearances on the silver screen as James Bond's watch in various movies.

Aside from their technology-heavy watches, Omega features classic, elegant timepieces such as the De Ville, Constellation, and Globemaster. Materials like red and yellow gold emphasize the luxurious quality of these watches.

How much do Omega watches cost?

Model Price (approx.) Features
De Ville Tourbillon 254,000 USD Platinum case, tourbillon, skeletonized movement
Constellation 44,300 USD Gold case, diamonds
Speedmaster Moonwatch Snoopy 20,900 USD Chronograph, stainless steel, limited run of 1,970 pieces
Aqua Terra GMT 5,800 USD Second time zone, stainless steel
Seamaster Bullhead 7,000 USD Chronograph
Seamaster 300 4,500 USD Water resistant to 300 m (30 bar, 984 ft), stainless steel case

Prices for the Speedmaster Professional and Its Sister Models

Without a doubt, one of Omega's leading models is the Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch . First presented in 1957, this chronograph does its name justice. NASA began outfitting its astronauts with this timepiece in the 1960s, and it went down as the first watch ever on the Moon when the astronauts of the Apollo 11 mission set foot on the lunar surface in 1969. Since then, Omega has released numerous versions of the Moonwatch. The Speedmaster Professional is the closest thing to the original model. You can purchase this timepiece with a manual movement, historically accurate plexiglass, and a stainless steel case back starting around 3,600 USD. If you prefer the variant with sapphire glass on both the front and back, be prepared to spend an additional 700 USD. Vintage models from the 60s sell for between 7,600 and 10,700 USD.

Models popular among collectors, such as the Speedy Tuesday, the steel version of the Apollo 17 45th Anniversary, the Dark Side of the Moon, and the Co-Axial Master Chronometer Moonphase, sit in a similar price range. You'll need to dig a bit deeper into your pockets for even more highly coveted models like the Snoopy or Moonwatches with gold cases. These pieces easily fetch prices of between 12,800 and 20,900 USD.

In addition to the various versions of the Moonwatch, this collection features a slew of other interesting editions of the Speedmaster. For example, Omega pays tribute to the original Speedmaster from 1957 with the Speedmaster '57. The Racing and Mark II are also closely related to their predecessors from the 50s and 60s. These models come in at between 4,500 and 6,400 USD.

On the other hand, the Speedmaster 38 is aimed more at a female audience. You can purchase this 38-mm gold watch with diamonds for about 7,100 USD. If you prefer something a bit more modern, you may enjoy models likes the Skywalker X-33 and the Spacemaster Z-33. These multi-functional quartz watches offer a number of functions in addition to their analog and digital displays, including a second time zone, chronograph, perpetual calendar, and an alarm. Plan to spend between 4,200 and 4,800 USD for one of these models.

  • Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch (Ref. 311.30.42.30.01.005)

    Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch (Ref. 311.30.42.30.01.005)

  • Omega Seamaster 300

    Omega Seamaster 300

  • Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

    Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

Prices for the Seamaster, a Classic Diving Watch

The Seamaster collection is yet another cornerstone of the Swiss manufacturer's catalog. High water resistance characterizes each of the collection's various models. One of the series' most famous models, the Seamaster 300 , is water resistant to 300 m (984 ft). Prices for current models range from 4,500 USD for the stainless steel model to 23,300 USD for the version made of Omega's own rose gold, called Sedna gold. Vintage models from the 60s cost about 8,900 USD in good condition.

The Diver 300M, Planet Ocean 600M, and Ploprof 1200M are all geared toward professional divers. Watches in these lines are water resistant to 300 m (984 ft), 600 m (1,970 ft), and 1,200 m (3,937 ft), respectively. They also include professional features like a helium escape valve and a security pusher for the diving bezel.

Depending on the material, expect to spend between 7,000 and 13,100 USD on the deep-diving Ploprof 1200M. The Omega Planet Ocean 600 is between 37.5 and 45.5 mm in diameter. You also can choose between a stainless steel or gold case. Prices for the three-hand model in stainless steel sit around 4,900 USD, while those for watches with gold cases range from 16,200 to 19,200 USD. The chronograph version of the Planet Ocean 600M costs around 6,300 USD in stainless steel and 22,700 USD in gold.

The Diver 300M also is available in men's and women's sizes as a three-hand watch or a chronograph. You can purchase a stainless steel model with a 28 to 44-mm case for between 1,600 and 4,200 USD. Limited edition pieces, such as the titanium Diver 300 ETNZ, can cost as much as 5,400 USD. This timepiece is dedicated to the sailors of the Emirates Team New Zealand.

  • Omega Seamaster Ploprof

    Omega Seamaster Ploprof

Bullhead, Railmaster, and Aqua Terra

The Seamaster series features three more interesting models: the Bullhead, the Railmaster, and the Aqua Terra 150. The Bullhead is of particular interest, as its shape resembles that of a bull's head and it is popular among both collectors and fans of unusual timepieces. Models from the current collection demand around 7,000 USD. If you prefer this chronograph's vintage models from 1969, be prepared to spend an additional 4,700 USD.

The Railmaster has been a part of the Omega catalog since 1957 and was originally developed for people with regular exposure to strong magnetic fields. The most recent models can withstand up to 15,000 Gauss and sell for around 4,000 USD. Prices for models from the 50s are 60s can quickly rise to about 15,700 USD.

In the Aqua Terra line, Omega combines the straightforwardness of a tool watch with the elegance of a dress watch. The various models are available with gold and diamonds as well as mother-of-pearl dials and crocodile leather straps. You can get a simple model in stainless steel for as little as 4,000 USD. Those with a GMT or chronograph function require an investment of around 5,800 USD. When gold and diamonds are added to the mix, prices can range anywhere from 13,200 to 40,800 USD.

Constellation and De Ville – Classic Elegance with Tourbillons and Diamonds

Omega takes a less technical approach to their Constellation series compared to the Speedmaster and Seamaster collections. The Constellation has undergone a number of changes since it was first introduced in 1952. Early models were simple and elegant wristwatches with three hands. Since the 1980s, many models feature a fixed bezel with Roman numerals. Some Constellation watches have so-called 'claws,' which are slightly raised parts of the bezel at 3 and 9 o'clock. As the designs were modernized, high-quality quartz movements were introduced to improve accuracy. Since 1967, Omega has also offered a Constellation series for women. Certain pieces in this collection are distinguished by gold and decorative diamonds.

These ornate timepieces easily change hands for between 29,200 and 44,300 USD. On the other hand, simpler models in stainless steel range from as little as 2,100 to 4,700 USD. You can even find vintage models from the 60s for well under 1,200 USD.

The De Ville series is a touch more classic than the Constellation. The series, introduced in the 1960s, appeals to an audience similar to that of Blancpain or Breguet. This series features classic, clean designs with Roman numerals; movements with tourbillons; and cases made of white, rose, and yellow gold. Many of the women's models also feature diamond-studded bezels or diamond hour markers.

Here you will also find vintage pieces for under 1,200 USD. Depending on the material, current models range from 7,900 to 25,100 USD. A platinum De Ville Tourbillon with a skeletonized movement comes with a hefty price tag of around 254,000 USD.

  • Omega Constellation from the 50s

    Omega Constellation from the 50s

  • Omega Constellation from the 80s

    Omega Constellation from the 80s

  • Omega Marine Chronometer

    Omega Marine Chronometer

  • Omega Constellation Ladies

    Omega Constellation Ladies

The History of Omega

The history of Omega goes back to the 19th century. In 1848, Louis Brandt began manufacturing pocket watches in the city of La Chaux-de-Fonds, in the Swiss canton of Neuchâtel. He made arrangements with local suppliers, which allowed him to sell his products to a wider market, including in Italy, England, and Scandinavia. Later, Brandt's sons moved the company to its current location in Biel. Although the name Omega had been in use since 1894, it was first officially registered in 1903 when the third generation took over.

The name is meant to express the quality of their watches. Omega is the last letter in the Greek alphabet and is often used as a metaphor for perfection.

In 1930, Omega and their competitor, Tissot, made a joint decision to serve separate markets. Omega was to focus on the luxury watch sector and Tissot on the middle class. When the quartz crisis put the Swiss watch industry in a difficult position, the two brands came together in 1983 under the newly formed Swatch Group. Omega remains part of the group to this day.

Technological Innovations, Olympic Games, and Famous Wearers

Omega has garnered attention over the decades for their technical innovations. In 1892, the manufacturer introduced the first wristwatch featuring a minute repeater, a particularly intricate complication that uses chimes to relay the time. Omega was responsible for timing all of the events at the 1932 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, and they introduced automatic timers for the first time at the 1952 Summer Games in Helsinki.

The manufacturer reached a new level of precision with their quartz chronometers introduced in the 1970s. A high point was the caliber 1525, which was used to power the marine chronometers used by the French navy. It was specially made and delivered in a box made of precious wood with a brass coating. Over the course of a year, these chronometers deviate from the exact time by less than five seconds.

One of the Swiss manufacturer's more recent achievements is the development of watches that are highly resistant to magnetic fields. In October 2013, the Seamaster Aqua Terra marked the beginning of a new generation of watches. These timepieces make use of anti-magnetic silicon, which allows calibers to remain unaffected by up to 15,000 Gauss of magnetism. The watches with these features bear an official Omega quality mark developed in 2015.

Many prominent figures, both in real life and in fiction, have been drawn to the allure of Omega watches. The most famous wearer may very well be secret agent James Bond , who wore a Seamaster in the 1995 film GoldenEye. The French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau also relied on the Seamaster during many of his dives. Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll, wore a Seamaster Calendar in 1960 when he was promoted to sergeant while stationed in West Germany. However, it isn't only kings who recognize the value of the brand. The former US President John F. Kennedy, the former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong, and the former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev all wore Omegas; Gorbachev selected a golden watch from the Constellation series. Likewise, actor Tom Hanks wears an Omega Speedmaster Professional as a reminder of his role in the film Apollo 13.

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