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BREAKING: New SMP Chrono!

  1. AntonisCy

    AntonisCy May 17, 2019

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    New SMP Chronos are announced!
     
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  2. AntonisCy

    AntonisCy May 17, 2019

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    And a gold version
     
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  3. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member May 17, 2019

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    I quite like the blue wave dial, the gold looks a bit too similar to the Yacht-Master with the bezel strap and case but still a handsome piece.
     
  4. RedarT

    RedarT May 17, 2019

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    Blue is missing the red accents of the 3-hand model.
     
  5. rob#1

    rob#1 May 17, 2019

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    Wow, they’re going all in with these.

    I thought they’d wait for the 50th Speedy extravaganza to die down before releasing more new models.
     
  6. Caliber561

    Caliber561 May 17, 2019

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    Looks like the Reese's (Peanut Butter Cup) aesthetic is still going strong with those pusher bases. Does anyone know if they're true screw-down?
     
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  7. larryganz

    larryganz May 17, 2019

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    Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, not Pieces.
     
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  8. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member May 17, 2019

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    They have no need to be screw-down, the pushers on Seamaster Pro Chrono Divers and Planet Ocean Chronos have a special party trick that very few chronographs have in that they are fully safe to use down to the full depth rating of the watch, so the 300M models like this can technically have their pushers operated even at 300M, and the Planet Ocean Chrono to 600M.

    Screwdown pushers are designed to immobilise pushers so that the seals are not moved while underwater but from memory Omega developed a sort of double sealing method for these watches starting in '93 that makes them safe to use under all conditions. Only a few other watches like the TAG Heuer Aqua Graph, JLC MCDC etc have this ability.
     
  9. AntonisCy

    AntonisCy May 17, 2019

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    My favorite from the line is probably the black SS
     
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  10. Dohnut

    Dohnut May 17, 2019

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    £20k for the all Sedna gold version is strong! Do like it though but at 44mm these will probably be a bit too big for me.

    SS/Sedna on black rubber is the sweet spot for me.
     
  11. AntonisCy

    AntonisCy May 17, 2019

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  12. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. May 17, 2019

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    They look like screw down though. Esp on my 3313... I thought they where broken lol. They are screw in :)
     
  13. chum_2000_uk

    chum_2000_uk May 17, 2019

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    Any news on prices for these? Someone mentioned £20k for the gold. That's crazy money.

    Seems as though Omega are pushing up their prices more in line with Rolex. Great idea. Let's make them even less obtainable.
     
  14. AntonisCy

    AntonisCy May 17, 2019

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    5710 GBP for SS
    9520 GBP for TT
    19860 GBP for Gold
     
  15. chum_2000_uk

    chum_2000_uk May 17, 2019

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    Ah! In that case I'll take one of each! May have to sell my SMPc to fund it though. And my PO. And seiko beater, and my left kidney.

    Didn't want that kidney anymore anyway.
     
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  16. AntonisCy

    AntonisCy May 17, 2019

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    :D
     
  17. boraxman

    boraxman May 17, 2019

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    Do like!
     
  18. savio.79

    savio.79 May 17, 2019

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    Wow, want to see all versions available.
     
  19. Dohnut

    Dohnut May 17, 2019

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  20. 10mmauto

    10mmauto May 17, 2019

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