It was 1970, amidst a period that got a kick out of irregular shapes and splendid hues, when Omega replica initially discharged the enticing Seamaster Professional 600m, nicknamed the Ploprof. The watch, composed as a team with the French mechanical plunging organization Comex, was imagined for expert utilize: the name “Ploprof” remains for plongeurs professionels, or proficient jumpers. While Omega replica underlined its capacities, the model impeccably suited the styles of the 1970s, with a huge and bizarrely molded case, a red catch to open the jumpers’ bezel, a splendid orange strap and a moment hand of the same shading.
The new Omega replica Ploprof, which appeared in 2009, looks fundamentally the same to its antecedent, however a few contrasts get to be evident at a second look. The first had an one-piece case with a precious stone connected under to a great degree high weight and secured by a screwed ring, while the new model’s case has a different caseback. A connected, weight fit spread is appended to the case by a screwed-on ring. The old caseback was decorated just with a striped example, however the new one has both stripes and the Seamaster line’s seahorse symbol in raised help.
Omega replica likewise resuscitates the Milanese (what it calls “sharkproof”) arm ornament, a woven-steel sort that was mainstream in the 1970s. This one has individual connections on the fasten, similar to an ordinary steel arm jewelery, so it can be helpfully abbreviated and stretched. The wrist trinket is extremely all around made — exceptionally supple and completely without sharp edges or corners.
All things considered, Omega replica has succeeded in adjusting a beguiling 1970s outline for contemporary groups of onlookers without making the watch look obsolete or wrong. Numerous little subtle elements were mulled over for this overhaul: the raised bars on the flanks of the crown and bezel are cleaned while the lower-lying interstitial spaces are matte. Other fine points of interest, for example, the connected records, likewise add to the watch’s sumptuous look. In a nutshell: good retro design that satisfies modern demands.