Omega Seamaster 300 165.014

Incredibly rare and early Seamaster 300 going by the reference 165.

Museum Piece
Omega Seamaster 300The Omega Seamaster is the oldest Omega line in the current collection.

Introduction

Incredibly rare and early Seamaster 300 going by the reference 165.014. This piece is preserved in an all original condition and confirmed by the extract of the archives. The watch shows a lot of character on the grainy dial with the lume turned greenish, matching the green tex strap. Furthermore the original bakelite bezel is undamaged, something that is not common.

Description

Omega Seamaster 300The Omega Seamaster is the oldest Omega line in the current collection. It was intended as a durable yet elegant watch for active individuals who wanted a versatile wristwatch. The most beloved toolwatch within this line became the Omega Seamaster 300 with a water depth rating of 200m. It proved its abilities in submarines during the Second World War and was used to achieve he first diving-record back in 1955.Due to the exceptional quality of the Omega Seamaster 300, it has been a popular choice among many of the world most famous explorers and divers. Most notably the use of Jacques Cousteau's team during its “Precontinent II” experiments in the Red Sea in the summer of 1963. It would also go on to be the watch of choice for military divers including the British Special Bot Service.Although this dive watch was specifically designed for professionals and underwater sports lovers alike, it soon enjoyed a wider fan-base. The strong masculine and rugged looks didn’t go unnoticed back then and it still is a real statement on the wrist. A watch with so much character.