As you may know, Omega Watches has been the authority watch of the Olympic Games since 1932 (with the exception of a couple of exemptions). As one of their most noteworthy accomplishment and a significant association, which the brand is gigantically glad off and shows this with a few restricted releases, as the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Sochi 2014 . As of late, they accompanied their first watch honoring the 2016 Olympic Games that will occur in Rio – a watch dependent on the Speedy Mark II – and now Omega is introducing another restricted release, this time dependent on one of their most provocative models. Here is the Omega Seamaster Bullhead Chronograph Edition Rio 2016.
Let’s first view past restricted versions made by Omega Watches and devoted to the Olympic Games:
- The Omega Seamaster 1948 Co-Axial London 2012 Limited Edition , a vintage-motivated watch that offers recognition to the absolute first Seamaster dispatched during the London Olympics of 1948
- The Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Sochi 2014 available in two releases: one for men with a particular and hued artistic bezel and one for ladies in white ceramic and with shaded numerals.
- the Omega Sochi Petrograd Tonneau Watch for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics , inspired by a watch that was first acquainted in 1915 with the Russian & Eastern Europe market and showing a tonneau case
- The Omega Speedmaster Mark II Rio 2016 Limited Edition that highlights chronograph sub-counters orbited with gold, silver and bronze rings.
As we’re now drawing nearer to the official dispatch of the 2016 Olympic Games, Omega presents another restricted release dependent on the remarkable and exceptionally unique Seamaster Bullhead chronograph. This watch isn’t simply effectively unmistakable among the remainder of the Omega assortment yet additionally among the whole business. It shows a run of the mill 1970s style – just like a switched chronograph, implying that the crown and the pushers are situated at 12 rather than the traditional 3 o’clock position. The Seamaster Bullhead is really a reliable re-release of a vintage Omega – the reference ST 146.011 dispatched in 1969 for Rally drivers and furnished with the Caliber 930, a date version of the renowned Caliber 861, imparted to the Speedmaster Moonwatch – that Omega once again introduced at Baselworld 2013.
The instance of the Omega Seamaster Bullhead shows a commonplace shape with a sunburst brushed completion on the top and cleaned points running in general. As said, its creativity comes from the unordinary arrangement of the crown and the pushers, presently situated on the highest point of the watch – with an extra crown at 6 that impels the pivoting bezel. This design additionally implies that the development is abandoned 90 degrees. It is here the Caliber 3113, a programmed and incorporated chronograph development with segment haggle hub escapement (and based on a Frédéric Piguet chronograph movement).
Even if actually indistinguishable from the past models, this Rio 2016 version of the Omega Seamaster Bullhead shows a few visual updates. First is the dial that comes in white with a blue pivoting bezel. The numbers imprinted on this bezel are shaded in dark, yellow, green and red. The punctured tie offers reverberation to the dial with its blue leather (connected straightforwardly to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games logo) and with stitching along each side, shaded in yellow, green, red and dark to remind the notorious Olympic rings. At last, the caseback is stamped with the Rio 2016 Olympic Games logo.
This Omega Seamaster Bullhead Chronograph Edition Rio 2016 will be made in a restricted run of 316 watches and will be estimated at 7.600 Euros. All the more now on omegawatches.com .