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The 321 Is Back - Omega Speedmaster Platinum Review

  1. horologyhouse

    horologyhouse Horology House @ YT Aug 24, 2019

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    Hi guys and gals,

    I was recently fortunate enough to go hands on and spend some time with Omega's latest release, the Omega Speedmaster Platinum.
    This flagship watch is the first in over 50 years to feature the highly anticipated relaunched 321 calibre.



    If you have any questions on this one, be sure to let drop them below.

    Cheers
     
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  2. blufinz52

    blufinz52 Hears dead people, not watch rotors. Aug 24, 2019

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    Enjoyed the video...very well done. Thanks.
     
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  3. Fabien

    Fabien Aug 24, 2019

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    Beautiful video! Beautiful watch! We will see the price when released...
     
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  4. Saturn V

    Saturn V Aug 24, 2019

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    Hi and thanks for this helpful link. Have you seen the chronograph minute counter failure at minutes 5:19 of the video? Incredible at least...

    Best S.V
     
  5. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Aug 24, 2019

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    Still cannot imagine paying what they are asking, and I’m sure Mrs S would agree. :( Kudos on the video however. You did a way better job than their promo materials. I get it. The watch is understated but beautiful.
     
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  6. SouthernScot

    SouthernScot Aug 24, 2019

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    UK price is £45k too rich for me by a long way, but it’s a beautiful watch.
     
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  7. horologyhouse

    horologyhouse Horology House @ YT Aug 24, 2019

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    Hi mate,
    Thank you.

    The AUD price I popped up at the end of the video is the price from Omega.
    Just convert that across and you should be pretty close :)
     
  8. horologyhouse

    horologyhouse Horology House @ YT Aug 24, 2019

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    Thanks mate, was a joy to shoot
     
  9. horologyhouse

    horologyhouse Horology House @ YT Aug 24, 2019

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    I have mate, it's a little odd, however I'll wait for Omega to give feedback and let you guys know what's up with it.
     
  10. horologyhouse

    horologyhouse Horology House @ YT Aug 24, 2019

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    Yea mate, it's pretty high. Very hard to hide from the wife ...
    I think the stainless versions will be quite expensive as well.
     
  11. josephgsy

    josephgsy Aug 25, 2019

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    Am I the only one noticing that the chrono minute hands seems to have trouble going from 10 to 11? it pops right back to 10 :thumbsdown:
     
  12. befobe

    befobe Aug 25, 2019

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    Oh!!!!!! Good remark!!!! How is it possible?.... Did Omega really lost the original 321 drawings to rebuild a correct one?....
     
  13. horologyhouse

    horologyhouse Horology House @ YT Aug 25, 2019

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    Nope, unfortunately i think your one of a few thousand :)

    This particular watch is their early production/ prototype piece used to test and check everything, it has "not for sale" on one of the lugs.
    That being said, I would have thought that this one would have been all smooth, and to be honest I didn't notice when I was filming.
     
    Edited Aug 26, 2019
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  14. Dedalus05

    Dedalus05 Aug 26, 2019

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    Great video dude. Appreciate the time you put in. I get my fix of watch porn from only two YouTube channels, and yours is one of them. The close-up photography is a joy. This, the regular Speedy review, and the Tudor Black Bay review video of yours are recent favourites that spring to mind. So thanks again.
     
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  15. Cuttysark

    Cuttysark Aug 29, 2019

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    Beautiful video! Thank you very much!
     
  16. Tet

    Tet I prefer Dilmah do try it Aug 29, 2019

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    "Shut up and take my mo...... Oh yeah, I don't have anywhere remotely close to enough... as you were".

    Beautiful, absolutely stunning and thanks for that vid, hugely enjoyable viewing.
     
  17. MORAWatchStraps

    MORAWatchStraps Aug 29, 2019

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    Beautiful watch and great video Chris :thumbsup:
     
  18. snake.doctor

    snake.doctor Aug 29, 2019

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    It's truly a beautiful model, unfortunately the price is out of reach for many of us...
     
  19. omegaman

    omegaman Sep 1, 2019

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    Unbelievable... how could that watch pass the Omega final checks prior delivery? Even if it is a pre-series release for the press?

    03:15 (+ 03:40 + 05:19) - as mentioned above, the chrono hand keeps hanging
    07:15 - regulator is not centred
    07:23 - foreign object/dirt on the gear on the left

    Being honest, that is embarrassing for Omega. I would expect a watch in that price range to be perfect!
    :confused:

    PS: nice video
     
    Edited Sep 1, 2019
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  20. Speedimaster

    Speedimaster Sep 1, 2019

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    09:27 the same mistake with the Chrono minute counter.... ‍::facepalm2::
    But i'm really sure that this watch never sold to an costumer. The Serialnumber is one of the first movements and its a prototype...