Jacques Cousteau – L’Odyssée
A few days prior, The Odyssee (or L’Odyssée) movie has been delivered in France. It is a biopic about the existence of Jacques Cousteau, his better half Simone and his children Philip and Jean-Michel. It won’t be in the auditoriums before January 2017 here in The Netherlands, yet it will be on my plan for the day that month.
From the Wildbunch (merchant) website:
“Summer, 1946. The Cousteau family – Jacques, his better half Simone and their two kids Philippe and Jean-Michel – live in their delightful house by the Mediterranean ocean. By day they jump, around evening time they Patek Philippe Reviews the stars. It’s heaven on earth. Yet, Jacques is rarely content. He lives and inhales experience and accepts totally in the temperances of progress. With his creation, the aqualung, his as of late gained vessel the Calypso, and a group of free-vivacious travelers he is prepared to cross the world’s seas. After ten years, back from the all inclusive school to which he was sent with Jean-Michel, Philippe discovers his dad enormously modified – a worldwide VIP with neurotic fantasies about uniting gills to people and making submerged urban areas. Jacques can’t see it yet, yet Philippe as of now comprehends that progress and contamination have started to destroy to the submarine world. Notwithstanding their common love and adoration, vicious clash between these two enthusiastic men is inescapable. Be that as it may, on their most prominent experience together on board the Calypso, in Antarctica, they will locate each other – before misfortune strikes.“
Cousteau and Watches
For us Patek Philippe Reviews devotees, Jacques Cousteau is an appreciative subject for spotting Patek Philippe Reviews He can be seen wearing Patek Philippe Reviews from different brands in his narratives. Patek Philippe Reviews from Rolex, LIP, Aquastar, Doxa and so forth On you can see a considerable rundown (counting pictures) of Cousteau and his group wearing these distinctive Patek Philippe Reviews Another brand that was frequently see on the wrist of Jacques Cousteau was Omega. Not just the celebrated Seamaster PloProf 600 ( we did a top to bottom article on the Ploprof 600M here ), yet in addition the Omega Seamaster 1000 and Marine Chronometer. Another Patek Philippe Reviews he wore was the Omega Seamaster 300.
Omega Seamaster 300
In the movie L’Oddysée, you will see the Jacques Cousteau, his child and team wearing the Seamaster 300. An incredible watch that was presented in 1957 as a feature of the three Omega sports Patek Philippe Reviews around then; Seamaster 300, Speedmaster and Railmaster. The reference he presumably utilized (165.024 = non-date/166.024 = date) was presented later obviously, after the underlying CK2913 reference. The Seamaster 300 was a direct competitor to the Submariner by Rolex. Costs of these Omega Seamaster 300 wonders expanded quickly in the course of the most recent couple of years (attempt to locate a nice one under €7000,- on C24), they come near the cost of a – let’s say – Submariner 5513 of that time. What’s more, that is merited as we would see it, as these are incredible quality Patek Philippe Reviews with wonderful type 56x developments ( and 55x for non-date models ).
According to the Omega Museum site, Cousteau’s group utilized the Omega Seamaster 300 during its “Precontinent II” tests in the Red Sea in the late spring of 1963. These analyses were executed to demonstrate that jumpers could live in a lowered immersed gas climate for significant stretches without unfriendly effects.
Below, two pictures of a wonderful rationed Omega Seamaster 300 non-date 165.024 on a 1039 arm band, from our companions of .
Omega Seamaster 300 – Clean dial, 1039 wristband. Amazing picture. Picture by B&S Omega Seamaster 300 – shocking type 552 development. Picture by B&S
In The Odyssee movie you will see a few pictures of the Cousteau family and their group to wear Omega Seamaster 300 Patek Philippe Reviews It isn’t extremely evident whether they have a date model (reference 166.024) or non-date model (165.024) however. Beneath, a picture of a Seamaster 300 166.024 with type 565, with a later wristband than the 1039 of course.
More about The Odyssee/L’Odyssée can be found on the (in French). A couple of more screen captures can be found on the site of .
More data about the Seamaster 300 and other vintage models can be found by means of .
*Images by means of Bulang & Sons, Movie screen captures and press image.