When you’re shopping for a watch and checking out the specs, you’ve likely seen information about the model’s water resistance. You’ve also heard us talk about this particular feature on Unwound, in how to care for your timepiece and what “waterproof” really means when it comes
Top Dive Watches
Diving has been a sport and science since the early 20th century. Before the age of diving computers and advanced technical equipment, there was the dive watch. Top dive watches serve the primary purpose of recording the time a diver spends underwater, but they’ve
Diving has a been a sport and science since the early 20th century. And before the age of diving computers and advanced technical equipment, there was the dive watch. Dive watches serve the primary purpose of recording the time a diver spends underwater, but they've
From leather boots and electric guitars to tube amps and classic cars—what was old is getting made new again. And nowhere does that trend resonate stronger than in the watch world, where, for the better part of the last decade or so, we’ve enjoyed a
When it comes to style, function, history, and downright ruggedness, there’s nothing like a good dive watch. For decades, dive watches have stood stronger than most and have given us some of the more enduring designs in wristwatch history.
For the greater part of the 20th
In 1995 James Bond returned to the silver screen in GoldenEye. For the first time in the film franchise’s history, an OMEGA watch debuted on his wrist. It was a Seamaster Diver 300M to be exact, part of the OMEGA Seamaster Professional lineup. This close relationship
Have you ever wondered: “What is a helium escape valve?” Although many think that the helium escape valve looks cool, it’s function is not well known.
While the helium escape valve is a common feature on professional dive watches, you might not know a lot about
Although the Aqua Terra is a newer Seamaster collection from OMEGA—having made its debut in 2003—the model is actually inspired by the earliest Seamaster models. When OMEGA first launched the Seamaster in 1948 to mark the brand’s 100th anniversary, it was essentially a dress watch
OMEGA may be known for their contribution to space exploration, but the brand is just as committed to exploring the oceans. Starting with the OMEGA Marine in 1932 and continuing into today’s comprehensive line of water-ready watches, OMEGA’s aquatic link remains strong.
In 2005, OMEGA presented
In 1995, the OMEGA Seamaster achieved mainstream popularity when it joined the James Bond film franchise. Starting with Pierce Brosnan’s Seamaster Diver 300M in GoldenEye and continuing with Daniel Craig’s Seamaster 300 in SPECTRE, the modern 007 is never without an OMEGA Seamaster watch.