August 15, 2011
To commemorate the London 2012 Olympic Games, Omega recently introduced the Seamaster 1948 Co-Axial “London 2012″ Limited Edition. Omega is also the Official Timekeeper the London 2012 Games, its 25th time as official timer for the Olympics. Aside from its beauty and timeless style, this watch has some nice historical tie-ins — the very first Omega Seamaster was launched in 1948, the last time London hosted the Olympic Games and fittingly, Omega was also responsible for the timekeeping at the 1948 Games. This beautiful time piece features a 39mm stainless steel case, automatic mechanical Omega caliber 2202 (rhodium plated, COSC, co-axial escapement), small seconds subdial at 6 o’clock, water-resistance is 120 meters; fitted on a black leather strap with matching polished buckle. Limited to only 1,948 pieces worldwide (Individually Numbered), the Omega Seamaster 1948 “London 2012″ will be available for $6,800. More images below.