Omega was the guest of our pages with the Seamaster Diver 300M Titanium Tantalum Limited Edition model from the Seamaster Diver 300M Collection that was renewed last year. The new model attracts attention with its details that refer the model family’s past.
First introduced in 1993, the Seamaster Diver 300M was made of a special metal known as Tantalum. This unique metal, which was used mostly in electronic and medical fields, had a lustrous color in its own distinct blue / gray tone. More rare than gold, harder than steel, and highly corrosion-resistant, Tantalum is also particularly difficult to work with due its nature, adding to its rare use within the watch industry.
The new model that Omega added to the collection draws a perfect harmony with Tantalum’s original color tone. Coming to the fore with details referring to the original version, the new model is limited to a span of 2500 pieces only.
OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M Titanium Tantalum Limited Edition comes in a 42mm diameter, contemporary Seamaster Diver 300 style case. The new watch includes a brushed case and bracelet built from grade 2 titanium. In subtle contrast, the blue-grey tone of tantalum has been used for the base of the bezel, as well as in the middle links of the bracelet. The Limited Edition model also includes bold touches of 18K Sedna™ gold. This can be found on the crown, bezel ring, conical helium escape valve, bracelet links, indexes and hands. There is also an 18K Sedna™ gold plaque on the side of the case, which is engraved with each Limited Edition number.
At the front side, wearers can appreciate the grey titanium dial with its raised machine engraved waves, which were another signature feature of the original Seamaster Diver 300M model family. Turning the timepiece over reveals a scratch resistant sapphire crystal case back, featuring engraved wording and an image of the OMEGA Seahorse - which are all kept in perfect position thanks to OMEGA’s NAIAD Lock system that guarantees 300 meters / 30 bars water resistance. Through the sapphire-crystal, you can see the fully manufacture Master Chronometer movement Caliber 8806, certified by the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS) redefining the industry’s highest standard of precision, performance and magnetic resistance.