The Seamaster Planet Ocean and Omega Aqua Terra got an advancement at Baselworld – in which it accustomed a blah and orange makeover, arrant new amalgam rubber-and-ceramic bezels, and of advance Omega’s Master Chronometer rated co-axial movements. Now, we accept four added models, which yield the PO on to even added avant-garde heights. The “Deep Black” accumulating is the aboriginal set of Omega replica watches to be cased absolutely in bowl and able of actual base of up to 600m.
Both in actualization and name, the cerebration abaft the Deep Atramentous replica watches will be anon familiar; Omega’s business abstracts play on the gravitational hotlink amid the moon and the oceans to allegorize the brand’s advance from Dark Side of the Moon to Deep Black, and while that ability be just a bit too anapestic for us, the affinity does accomplish a amount of sense. This accumulating is to the accepted Planet Ocean models as the DSOTM was to the Speedmaster; a change in appearance accumulated with a automated advancement that looks to accompany the ambit blast up to date.
So, in accession to the Master Chronometer calibre 8906, the Deep Atramentous boasts a amount of added improvements. Aboriginal of all, that case. Omega tells us that these 45.5mm pieces (no adventitious of downsizing here; the Siss watches are ample 17.8mm thick) are the aboriginal ceramic-cased watches rated to 600m, an accomplishment that allegedly took some doing. Omega is tight-lipped on how difficult it was, and what was all-important to accomplish it work, but one can get an abstraction from cerebration about how few added brands accept attempted a bowl diver. The abutting we can anticipate of is Blancpain’s 2016 Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe with “plasma ceramic” case – something we unpicked a little a few weeks ago – but the Bathyscaphe is alone water-resistant to 300m. It does beg the catechism as to whether Blancpain and Omega are both benefiting from Swatch Group R&D into ceramics; we’ll dig into whether there’s any aggregate DNA amid the two replica watches uk and amend this accordingly.
What abroad is appropriate about the Planet Ocean Deep Black? Well, the bowl bezels and crowns (and helium escape valves) accept all been ingeniously attenuated with added materials; variously, Ceragold for the 18k Sednagold version, elastic for the dejected and red versions, and liquidmetal for the atramentous version. The dejected and red versions affection brushed ceramic; the dressier two are polished. The clasps are ceramicised titanium with a bowl brooch cover. And all four watches affection a GMT calibration on the alien bend of the punch (leaving the bezel chargeless to action as it should on a dive watch, with 20-30-40-50 indicators for timing your dive).
Last of all, Omega replica has patented a arrangement for ensuring the screw-in caseback can be altogether accumbent – so that the argument engraved aloft it is consistently orientated correctly. It’s alleged the Naiad Lock, for affidavit that absolutely escape us (naiads, as you will absolutely bethink from your Greek mythology, are baptize nymphs; changeable alcohol associated with bodies of freshwater – not saltwater, abnormally enough, as that would be Oceanids).
What it is, though, is a arrangement absolute a screw-down caseback with two abrasion plates aural it that acquiesce for the high (i.e. outer) area of the caseback to be rotated and anchored in abode apart of the spiral itself. It may accurately of analytic a botheration that wasn’t arrant out for a solution, but fair’s fair, Omega is in the business of abacus superior wherever it possibly can appropriate now, and it’s one beneath affair to agitation your OCD.