Omega Seamaster 1948 Co-Axial London 2012 Limited Edition unveiled

As the mega sporting event, London Olympics comes up next year; the official timekeepers are busying themselves by bringing out limited-edition special watches for your collection. For the 2012 games, they have revived the Omega Seamaster, which was launched in 1948, a day before the 1984 London Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. The Seamaster 1948 Co-Axial London 2012 Limited Edition will be set inside a 39mm stainless steel case with a sapphire crystal and an 18-carat yellow gold medallion on the case back that sports an embossed London 2012 Olympic Games logo.

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Limited to 1,948 units only, the watch comes with an opaline silver dial with a tiny seconds subdial located at the 6 o’clock marker. The vintage Omega logo is created with 18-carat white gold and sports 18-carat white gold Arabic numerals at 12, 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions and other hour markers. The watch works on the Swiss automatic Omega in-house 2202 movement with a Co-Axial escapement on three-levels and a free sprung-balance. Equipped with 120 meters of water resistance, the watch sports diamond-polished hour and minute hands finished with a blued steel seconds hand.

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