In 1970, before most common time-piece innovations enhanced by today’s technological advancements, Omega launched a watch, drawing inspiration from the need for something more diver-friendly. This was the Seamaster Professional ploprof 600.
At the time, it rightly earned its place in the hall of fame for the most robust and depth friendly divers’ watches ever made. The style of this original design was simply one of its kind. With a look comprising the 9 O’clock placement of it’s screw in crown beneath a shielding buffer, this watch was too unique to be confused with another.
Forty-six years later (2016), Omega, with inspiration from its 1970 design took another step forward, leading the industry as far as seaworthy divers’ watches are concerned. Although the look of watches in the Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m collection are not very different from their predecessors, the materials with which they are built and system by which they function makes them a formidable upgrade.
Omega takes the revolution of watches to another level with the masterpieces that make up its OMEGA Ploprof collection. It’s commonly known that people can tell what kind of person you are based on the kind of watch that hangs around your wrist. Well if this assertion has any truth to it, then the Omega ploprof collection is synonymous to luxury and value. Whether you are frequently in the ocean’s depth or on land, the omega seamaster ploprof offers outstanding chronometric performance. Talk about magnificient styling and you have the collection’s furnished dial, movement and bezel choices that make them simply irresistible.
With features that exceed most innovations in the time-piece industry, the watches that make up this collection have gained prominence in the market. Omega is well known for producing the most depth resistant watches in the world. As an upgrade of the original 1970 ploprof collection, this 2016 ploprof collection is simply amazing.
You certainly won’t miss the highlights of this collection’s magnificent design which include ceramic bezels and titanium cases for some variations. Some models of the ploprof 1200m watches are simply called baby ploprof because of their smaller size. Their Omega co-axial and master chronometer calibers contribute to the collection’s state-of-the-art design.
At each watch’s 2Oclock is a distinctive security pusher which locks ploprof’s bi directional diving bezel. At the 4 oclock position, these watches also feature an automatic helium escape valve, allowing escape of helium atoms in case of decompression. Adding these features to the collection’s 4000 feet or 1200 meters water resistant ability makes them especially perfect for divers.
Generally, users have a choice to either have a watch with bracelets or rubber straps to fit the wrist or wetsuit. The bracelets are shark proof brush mesh designed with double extension systems, adding style to their look and feel. This design gives room for more accurate adjustments in up to 18 positions, thanks to Omega ploprof new diving safety clasps.
NO doubt the Omega seamaster ploprof is the world’s most distinguished dive watch. The models in this collection perform better than any made before. With each piece equipped with the Omega Co-Axial caliber 8500 OR the revolutionary complete magnetic resistant Omega Maser Chronometer caliber 8912, you can be sure of the best performance available.
Each watch in this collection is powered by a state-of-the-art movement which can be clearly seen through the sapphire crystal covered back case of the Omega Seamaster Ploprof.
Looking at the distinct features of each watch in this collection will certainly help you make the perfect choice, based on your needs and lifestyle.
- 1. Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m Co-Axial 55 X 48mm (Steel on Steel) 18.104.22.168.01.001
This piece holds an Omega 8500 caliber that ensure smooth functionality. It’s bridges and oscillating mass are furnished with exclusive Geneva waves in arabesque.
With anti-reflective treatment on both sides, its sapphire crystal is resistant to scratch. So, several years later, even when roughly handled, this watch will certainly preserve its new look.
It also features a date display with time zone function that is easy to adjust.
The Co-Axial escapement makes u part of the watch’s self-winding movement. Additionally, there are 2 barrels mounted in series including a free sprung balance and automatic winding directions. With 120 bar (1200 meters/ 4000 feet) water resistant capability, spilling water on it or incidentally dropping it in the sink are issues you simply shouldn’t worry about.
It can reserve power for up to 60 hours and comes with a black dial color and white super-luminova numerals and diving scale painting. This very first Omega sea master ploprof watch can be purchased for $6,984
- 2. OMEGA SEAMASTER PLOPROF 1200M COâ€‘AXIAL 55 X 48 MM (Steel on Rubber Strap) 22.214.171.124.04.001
The uniqueness of this model is appreciated in white dial with Super-LumiNova painted rotating bezel. To match its frame, the numerals a diving scales of this model are metalized. These numbers shine gloriously within the watch’s sapphire bezel ring. Holding this ring from beneath is a 55x48 mm stainless steel case.
Comfortable white rubber straps extend from both ends of the watch, giving it a classic look.
Like the other watches of this model also has water resistant capabilities of 1200 meters or 4000 feet, has a screw in crown and the OMEGA Co-Axial caliber 8500 to power it. Also included in its features is a Helium escape valve, chronometer, scratch resistant, anti-reflective sapphire crystal bidirectional rotating bezel. It takes just about $10,000 to get all the luxury and comfort of this watch.
- 3. Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m CO-AXIAL 55 x 48 MM (Steel on Steel) 126.96.36.199.04.001
This model is one of those with shark proof brush mesh design. As its unique features, the dial of this wristwatch is white, same color with its Super-Luminova metalized numbers and diving scale which graces the sapphire bezel ring. These parts rest on a 55 x 48 mm stainless steel case.
This model has the same water-resistant feature, screw-in crown and chronometer like the others.
It also boasts an automatic helium escape valve and is powered by OMEGA Co-Axial caliber 8500
The watch is scratch-resistant with a two-sided anti-reflective treatment. You can get one for just $9,700
- 4. Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m Co-Axial 55 X 48mm (Steel on rubber strap) 188.8.131.52.01.001
As a variation of the rubber strapped models of this collection, you have this piece. As its unique features, this wristwatch comes with a black dial and white Super-Luminova metalized numbers and white diving scale which decorates the sapphire bezel ring. These parts rest on a 55 x 48 mm stainless steel case. It comes with a black rubber strap that perfectly goes with its dial.
It can reserve power for up to 60 hours and has water resistant capabilities of 1200 meters or 4000 feet. The watch has a screw in crown and is powered by the OMEGA Co-Axial caliber 8500. Besides these unique features is a Helium escape valve, chronometer, scratch resistant anti-reflective sapphire crystal bidirectional rotating bezel. The retail rice for this watch is about $9400
- 5. OMEGA SEAMASTER PLOPROF 1200M COâ€‘AXIAL 55 X 48 MM (Steel on Rubber Strap) 184.108.40.206.01.002
This model has a black dial with a black bi-directional rotating bezel. As a perfect contrast to this cool black color, it’s numbers and diving scale are Super-Luminova white painted. This watch has a 55 x 44 mm stainless steal case. This model has the same water-resistant feature (1200meters/4000 feet), screw-in crown and chronometer like the others. It comes with a glowing orange rubber strap. This piece is sold for $9,400
It also boasts an automatic helium escape valve and is powered by OMEGA Co-Axial caliber 8500 The watch is scratch-resistant with a two-sided anti-reflective treatment. This piece is sold for $9,400
- 6. Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m CO-AXIAL 55 x 48 MM (Steel on Steel) 220.127.116.11.01.001
To make this particular model unique, its case is made of Grade 5 titanium. For a comfortable experience wearing this piece, the clasps material is fundamentally light weight. Its lacquered black dial is decoratively furnished by orange aluminum and varnished white hands.
The dark style of this watch gives it an awesome executive look. To make it even more appealing, it comes with OMEGA’s unique grade 2 titanium mesh bracelets. These bracelets are shark proof and designed to rest comfortably on the wrist.
It’s scratch resistant sapphire is flat and the others of this collection, its anti-reflection treated on both sides.
As its general features, this watch is anti-magnetic, has a screw in crown and helium escape valve. Its one of the watches in this collection with a transparent back that lets you watch it function. And it sells at $12,600.
- 7. Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m CO-AXIAL Master 55 x 48 MM (Titanium on Titanium) 18.104.22.168.04.001
From its look, this model feels cooler than the omega ploprof 600 in several ways. This more recent model is powered by OMEGA’s Co-Axial Master Chronometer Caliber 8912. An electric blue ceramic bezel ring adorns its unique covering with white colored dials. To add to its uniqueness in this collection, its, bracelets are made of shark proof polished grade 2 titanium. This watch’s sapphire crystal is scratch resistant and anti-reflection treated on both sides.
This omega seamaster ploprof 1200m titanium on titanium watch is about $12,600 retail price.
In addition to these physical features, this Master Chronometer watch, like the other goes through a
- 8. Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m CO-AXIAL Master Chronometer 55 x 48 MM (Titanium on Titanium) 22.214.171.124.99.001
Right down at 4000 feet into the oceans you can be sure of maximum performance from this omega seamaster ploprof watch. Its overall appearance is cool and sturdy, perfect for men of class.
In order to ensure comfort, the case and clasps o this watch have been made with grade 5 Titanium which is lightweight. The orange aluminum dial used for this model adds beauty to its desighe in. You will also find that its trial, scale and numerals are all luminous filled to enhance visibility in low lighting conditions.
The crown of this watch is designed to be locked and unlocked by screwing or unscrewing.
For its movement, this watch uses Omega’s Co-Axial Escapement Master Chronometer Caliber 8912. With just $13800, you can have this luxurious watch hanging on your wrist.
- 9. Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m CO-AXIAL Master Chronometer 55 x 48 MM (Titanium on Titanium) 126.96.36.199.99.002
For its case, this watch has satin finished titanium case and beveled corners. At it’s 4 O’clock position is the helium escape valve attached to the case.
Its dial grey coloured with polished dark rimmed hour markers with luminous fill. Its hour and seconds hand are white, while its minute hand is orange, all with luminous fill. This piece has a security bezel lock with luminous indications.
The bracelet is stylish and comfortable, shark proof plished mesh. These bracelets can be extended to 26mm for to allow confort when worn with a diving suit.
Its Omega caliber 8912 has about 60 hours power reserve and its chronometer is certified by the Swiss federal institute, ensuring the best performance. This omega Ploprof titanium sells at $13.800
- 10. Omega Seamaster Ploprof 1200m CO-AXIAL Master Chronometer 55 x 48 MM (Gold on Titanium) 188.8.131.52.03.001
The case of this watch is most unique because of its combination of 18K Sedna™ gold with grade 5 titanium maximum comfort. Hands and indexes are also gold furnished, with Super-LumiNova for increased visibility in low lighting conditions. A polished blue bezel added with OMEGA Ceragold™ numerals, as well as a blue lacquered dial complete the magnificent look of this piece.
This model has the same water-resistant feature, screw-in crown and chronometer like the others. It also boasts an automatic helium escape valve and is powered by OMEGA Co-Axial caliber 8912.
The watch is scratch-resistant with a two-sided anti-reflective treatment and can be gotten for $18000 retail price.