The first time that London hosted the Olympic Games was in 1948, and now the 2012 Olympic Games will be held in London again. Coincidentally, the Omega Seamaster watch was also born in 1948. To commemorate this special day , Omega specially launched the 1948 coaxial ‘London 2012’ limited edition small three-hand watch of the hippocampus series, watch number: 5126.96.36.199.02.001.
In recent years, the retro style has been popular in the watch industry for a long time. The Omega Seamaster 1948 small three-pin ‘London 2012’ limited edition watch is a replica of Omega’s first seahorse automatic watch in 1948.
This watch fully inherits the design style of more than 60 years ago, and adapts to the trend of the times, perfectly continuing the classic look of the 1948 watch.
This watch has a 39 mm stainless steel case, which is carefully polished and matte, with a polished bezel and lugs, and the crown is etched with the classic Omega logo.
The hippocampus 1948 features a creamy silver dial with a classic small three-handed layout. The small second hand is made of blue steel and equipped with a small disc that runs independently, located at 6 o’clock on the dial.
The hour and minute hands are brightly polished. The dials at 12, 3, 6, and 9 o’clock are marked with 18K white gold Arabic numerals, and the other positions are marked by the hour scale.
The classic Omega brand logo in 18K white gold is at 12 o’clock.
This watch features a black alligator leather strap with a classic polished stainless steel buckle that fits perfectly on the wrist.
The flip watch is made of 18K yellow gold on the back and is engraved with the emblem of the London 2012 Olympic Games. It is water-resistant to 120 meters. Haima 1948 uses Omega’s unique new 2202 movement, which has been officially certified by the Swiss Observatory. It is equipped with a 3-layer coaxial escapement system and a balance spring without card.
Summary: The hippocampus 1948 coaxial ‘London 2012’ limited edition watch is closely linked to the 1948 and 2012 London Olympics and the history of Omega, which will undoubtedly become one of Omega’s most collectible Olympics.
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