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Seamaster 1948 Co‑Axial Master Chronometer Small Seconds 38 mm

Steel on leather strap

511.12.38.20.02.001

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Description

In tribute to the very first Seamaster models of 1948, this unique Limited Edition has remained true to the original post-war design, while introducing some very 21st century technology. The series is limited to 1,948 pieces.

The 38 mm stainless steel case houses an opaline silvery domed dial with a small seconds subdial at 6 o’clock, as well as leaf style hands, indexes and a vintage OMEGA logo all in 18K white gold.

The caseback features a flat sapphire crystal which has been laser-engraved and lacquered by hand with a 70th Anniversary logo, a Chris-Craft boat and Gloster Meteor aircraft. This is in tribute to the aviators and mariners who all placed their trust in OMEGA’s timepieces during World War II.

Presented on a brown leather strap, the watch is driven by the OMEGA Master Chronometer Calibre 8804, certified at the industry’s highest standard by the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS).

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5-Year Warranty

All OMEGA watches are delivered with a 5-year warranty that covers the repair of any material or manufacturing defects. Please refer to the operating instructions for specific information about the warranty conditions and restrictions.

Features

  • Anti‑magnetic

  • Chronometer

  • Limited edition (1,948)

  • Master Chronometer Certified

  • Small seconds

  • Transparent case back

Technical Data

  • Between lugs: 19 mm
  • Bracelet: leather strap
  • Case: Steel
  • Case diameter: 38 mm
  • Dial colour: Silver
  • Crystal: Scratch‑resistant sapphire crystal with anti‑reflective treatment inside
  • Water resistance: 6 bar (60 metres / 200 feet)

The advantages
of this watch

Inside this timepiece are the revolutionary components that guarantee the highest standards of performance. From the Co-Axial escapement for long-lasting precision, to the silicon balance spring for superior anti-magnetism, OMEGA has conquered every challenge that matters.

A new look for your watch

Your watch and strap should go together perfectly, but that doesn't mean you can't experiment with different combinations. Why not mix things up and see what happens? You may discover a look that's as individual as you are.

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Key materials

Material - Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is certainly the most conventional of watchmaking materials for outer craftsmanship, and offers beauty, strength and affordability. OMEGA uses 316L stainless steel. Known for its corrosion-resistance and high lustre after polishing, this material is often the ideal choice for watches in both daily-use and high-stress situations such as diving and adventure.

Movement CALIBRE OMEGA 8804

Calibre 8804

Self-winding movement with Co-Axial escapement. Certified Master Chronometer, approved by METAS, resistant to magnetic fields reaching 15,000 gauss. Free sprung-balance with silicon balance spring. Automatic winding in both directions. Central hour and minute hand, small seconds hand at 6H. White rhodium plated finish with Geneva waves in arabesque.

  • 60 hours Power reserve
  • Self winding
Calibre 8804

Variations Seamaster 1948 Co‑Axial Master Chronometer Small Seconds 38 mm

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