Steel ‑ yellow gold on Leather strap
Note: watch no longer available
Created to represent a fitting link between the London 1948 and 2012 Olympic Games, the Seamaster 1948 Co-Axial “London 2012” Limited Edition timepiece commemorates two memorable Games hosted by a great city and serves as a timeless classic. This model features a silver dial marked with a small seconds dial at the 6 o'clock position and protected by a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. The bezel is mounted on a 39 mm stainless steel case with the London 2012 Olympic Games medallion stamped in 18K yellow gold on the caseback. The watch is presented on a black leather strap. At the heart of this limited edition timepiece is thethe Co-Axial calibre 2202.
Label given to a watch which has undergone precision tests and received a certificate from an official body (COSC).
(1,948) Limited edition
A series of watches whose production run is determined in advance of production and limited to a set number.
A hand on a sub-dial which tracks seconds typically it completes a full rotation in one minute.
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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.
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To really appreciate the finer details of a timepiece, OMEGA uses synthetic sapphire crystal with a highly scratch-resistant and anti-reflective treatment. Before the machining and finishing processes take place, the sapphire crystals are produced under the Verneuil process, also called flame fusion. It involves the melting of the raw substance using oxyhydrogen flame and the crystallisation of the melted droplets to form a cylinder. Graded 9 on the Mohs-hardness scale (graded 1-10), the resulting sapphire crystals are virtually scratch-proof and very hard, ensuring an unhindered vision at all times.
Self-winding movement with hour-, minute-, and small seconds-hands at 6 o’clock, rhodium-plated finish. Co-Axial escapement for greater precision stability and durability of the movement.
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