Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Omega Speedmaster Day-Date - Mens Watches

One of the greatest classic Omega watches created in 2005, the Speedmaster Day-Date is a mechanical automatic winding watch using the Omega 1151 Caliber with is based on Valijoux 7751 Caliber. The functions include the hour, minute, small seconds, full calendar covering date, day, and month; and 24 hour reading. The chronograph consists of three counters.

This three piece case is made of stainless steel with a diameter of 39mm and a thickness of 14mm. The case is polished and has brushed finished with anti-reflective curved sapphire crystal with tachometer scale engraved in its bezel.

The day and month correctors are in the middle, with recessed stainless steel crown and two pushers. The snap-on back comes with an embossed medallion. It has water resistance up to 30 meters.

It has a blue dial with luminescent rhodium baton markers accompanied with luminescent rhodium-plated baton hands for night reading. Its bracelet is also made of stainless steel with folded-clasp.

The indications include the hour counter at 6 o'clock with small seconds and a 24-hour at 9 o'clock. It has a minute counter together with date display of the day and month sitting at 12 o'clock; and a central second. The date is read off with the a central hand with a half-moon tip over the date running on the outer circumference of the dial. The inner circumference reveals the minute track that comes in divisions of 1/5 second.

Other versions available include stainless steel with silvered dials or 18k red gold with black dial. Both are available in either leather strap or bracelet.

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