Archive for February, 2013

In 2014 the Winter Olympic Games will be held in Russia at Sochi and Omega has created a beautiful and luxurious collection to celebrate this. The collection features watches for both men and women in a limited series featuring the Seamaster Planet Ocean watches, a collection that was simply called Sochi 2014. This is not the first time Omega creates a collection for the Olympic Games as it also created amazing watches for about 26editions since 1932. Omega officials declared that the watch is intended to capture both the spirit of the Olympic Games and the Russian culture with a futuristic touch and modern style to it.

16 Seamaster Planet Ocean Sochi 2014

The men’s version of this beautiful collection is a nicely designed 45.5 diameter case watch made with luxurious brushed and polished steel. The back case contains the Olympic logo and the colors blue and red that represent Russia can be found as accents on the face of the watch. The watch comes central hour, minute and seconds hands that are white with silver accents but also exclusive Geneva waves in arabesques on the bridges and the oscillating mass. Also, you will notice that it features the popular Omega Co-Axial caliber 8520 movement. The Seamaster Planet Ocean Sochi 2014 comes with features like a chronometer, helium escape valve, a unidirectional rotating bezel and date. It also has a water resistance of 600 meters. The crystal is a scratch resistant sapphire with anti-reflective treatment on both sides for better visibility and the watch has automatic winding in both directions to reduce winding times.

This watch also comes in a model created for women, a model that features beautiful feminine touches with a small 37.5 diameter case with white with blue, red and silver accents that make it stand out.

If you wanted to get one of this watches you should know that the fact that it is featured in a limited edition makes it very expensive for the average person but until now no price has been declared by the officials. However, this watch definitely deserves whatever high price tag it will have as the amazing craftsmanship and the idea behind it make it almost priceless.