Monday, October 13, 2014

Speedmaster Broad Arrow: Omega is reissuing this mythical watch in different versions

If the famous "Broad Arrow" of this new Speedmaster needles from its anchorage in the Speedmaster family, his high range movement and its various small details propel this timepiece in a new dimension: that of refined mechanical watches, and this, both technically and aesthetically. The new Speedmaster Broad Arrow is in fact equipped with the exclusive self-winding OMEGA calibre 3313 with the co-axial escapement improving its reliability and accuracy in the long term.

In line with the nature of this timepiece, the case and the bracelet were manufactured in noble materials - including a great version combining the red gold 18 k and stainless steel. Contributing to the brilliance of the three models in gold, his ingenious screw bracelet and pins to adjust the length quickly and easily and perfectly illustrates the innovative spirit of OMEGA.

The year 1957 was particularly rich for OMEGA. The original Speedmaster - celebrating this year its 50th anniversary - indeed was launched this year, and the Railmaster, Seamaster 300. These three watches were developed high precision Fake breitling watches timepieces to meet the needs of professionals and originally offered similar performance and a similar aesthetic, with their black faces, their particularly sturdy boxes and their stainless steel bracelets.

The new model launched this year has inherited certain characteristics of the first Speedmaster, as arrow clockwise, the curved, faceted horns or the tachymeter scale on the bezel, but reinterprets them by adding details shaped in the most noble materials. The dial is available in three versions - black shining Jet-Black Silver elegance and a warm chocolate brown - which all present with style time and chronograph functions.

The famous "Broad Arrow" needles were polished and faceted, then covered with superluminova for optimal viewing in all circumstances. Large baton indexes and the OMEGA symbol located 12 hours are applied, giving the whole an additional size and depth. The chronograph counters are enhanced rings with the housing. The Silver Dial model has needles and blued steel indexes; These are rhodium for the version with black and gilded dial for the version with Brown, black and silver dial.

The Speedmaster Broad Arrow is equipped with the exclusive OMEGA calibre 3313 and features the latest enhancements in watchmaking technology. At the heart of this automatic movement is the co-axial escapement to drastically reduce friction within the mechanical movement and thus reduce its needs lubricant, thus ensuring greater reliability and improved accuracy in the long term.

Launched by OMEGA in 1999, and originally introduced in the city collection, the co-axial escapement figure prominently among the most significant horological inventions. The chronograph column wheel mechanism has been developed to ensure the departure of the seconds hand smoothly when the chronograph is running and to ensure the accuracy of the stop and reset.

The Speedmaster Broad Arrow has a 52-hour power reserve and has a date window at 6 o'clock. Its accuracy was also formally recognized Rolex milgauss replica by the control official Switzerland chronometer (famous COSC) who awarded this chronograph chronometer certificate.

This Speedmaster Broad Arrow, whose 42 mm case offers great contrasts between its surfaces polished and brushed, is available in a choice of metals: very luxurious versions in red gold or yellow 18 carat, a seductive version mixing gold 18-carat red stainless steel and a more traditional version in stainless steel.

The Crown and the chronograph pushers are equipped with double special seals guaranteeing water-resistance to 100 metres / 330 feet. Sapphire Crystal caseback reveals the admirable 3313 to co-axial escapement movement; the Sapphire Crystal protecting the dial is domed, scratch-resistant and anti-glare Treaty.

The great novelty of the Speedmaster Broad Arrow models in red gold, yellow gold or red gold and stainless steel combination comes from his bracelet to screws and pins, allowing its owner to easily modify length thanks to the ingenious system developed by OMEGA that uses patented to discrete screw.

This system allows a great flexibility of use but also improves general watch since aesthetics bracelet, fully integrated with the casing and perfectly marrying the shape of the wrist, creates a smooth, ergonomic and attractive.

This bracelet is available in red or yellow or a combination of red gold and stainless steel and is equipped with a buckle ensuring the safety of the home. The links, are brushed and polished surfaces whose texture and contrasts are involved in the finish of this timepiece. The Speedmaster Broad Arrow all steel is equipped with a more traditional bracelet, inspired by the first solid link bracelet dating from the 1960s.

Lovers of watchmaking who prefer the look and feel of a leather strap have not been forgotten: the stainless steel model is also available with a leather strap Brown calf fitted with a folding clasp in steel, the Yellow Gold version is available with a Brown alligator and yellow gold clasp bracelet, the Red Gold version is available with a strap in black alligator and red gold clasp andFinally, the red gold and stainless steel version is available with a Brown alligator leather strap fitted with a folding clasp in steel on which is the OMEGA symbol in red gold.