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Must Read: The Truth About The Omega Seamaster PloProf

Must Read: The Truth About The Omega Seamaster PloProf

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The amazing Omega Seamaster PloProf has been deservedly applauded by numerous authorities. In any case, a great deal of the data that was distributed up till now has been off-base. Various gatherers have now put any misinformation to rest, with the assistance of Omega’s International Brand Heritage Manager Petros Protopapas and his group. Not just that, the creators have performed profound examination by experiencing Omega’s chronicles themselves just as gathering and dissecting material from other watch plant authorities. This doesn’t essentially mean you can throw away the book on the Ploprof by Jon Wallis, yet it clearly is critical to recognize that a portion of the data in there is obsolete now.

54mm in width, 45mm long and 15mm thick

Omega Seamaster PloProf

It as of now begins with the name of the watch production line Like the Moonwatch, there isn’t actually one ‘Moonwatch’ yet various Speedmaster references are qualified for bear this designator. Ploprof represents ‘Plongeur Professionnel’ (which means ‘professional diver’) and identifies with the sort of watch production line more than the watch processing plant type itself. Which means, the Seamaster 600 reference 166.077 is a Ploprof ( read our article on it here ), however so is the later Seamaster 1000 reference 166.093 for example.

But that isn’t the significant disclosure here, obviously. The exploration performed was additionally not intended to evidence all distributions up till now off-base, however to get the full story out on this watch processing plant particularly seeing the specific parts like the dial, bezel and hands. Order was lost on these things which brought about somewhat of a wreck in regards to the right arrangements and what has been distributed on them. A superficial assessment of Seamaster 600s that were shot and went for administration at Omega Bienne shows that more than 60% have endured a development trade. Presently, what should be done should be done as I would like to think, yet I feel it is additionally imperative to make such things clear when watch manufacturing plant are offered available. Be it on commercial centers like Chrono24, deals discussions or sale places.

An illustration of a dial showing debasement because of paint/dial corrosion

When the folks did their exploration in the chronicles in Bienne, where Omega has their HQ, they had the option to get a grip of inner archives itemizing the initially fabricated particular and resulting setups of the Seamaster 600 Ploprof.

On the Seamaster PloProf site, or better said, the Seamaster 600 PloProf site, you will locate a complete once-over of all the known and existing configurations.

The Seamaster Ploprof 600 was presented in February 1971 (and not in 1970) and didn’t hit the market until April of that year. Curiously, the Seamaster 1000 (PloProf) was presented in 1972. A little run of only 150 watch processing plant was made at that point. At that point, the second emphasis of the Seamaster 1000 came in 1976 with just 300 watch industrial facility made. An exceptionally uncommon and fascinating watch manufacturing plant that was essentially delivered corresponding to the Seamaster PloProf 600 yet in a minuscule amount. This watch industrial facility is a point for some other time, yet in the then go to find out about the Seamaster 1000 a.k.a ‘The Grand’.

Dials, Hands and Bezels

As you can see, there are various dial, hands and bezels utilized for the Seamaster PloProf 600. Other than an outline of the multitude of unique parts, you will likewise locate various help parts that have been utilized. The writers of the site declared an upcoming book that will examine each arrangement in detail.

Seamaster PloProf 600

The first Seamaster Ploprof model saw the light in 1968, utilizing the Omega Caliber 1000 development from the outset for the models. As composed above, in April 1971 the Seamaster PloProf 600 Mark 1 (with type 1002), as it is currently being alluded to, was conveyed to the market. At that point, in 1973 there was the Mark 2 (new dial print) and in 1975 there was the Mark 3 with the meters & feet demonstrated on the dial. In any case, numerous Seamaster PloProf 600 watch plant got administration parts during adjusting, so it is elusive an all unique piece nowadays. Henceforth, a few gatherers and the Omega Museum packaged their powers to come up with an excellent guide on the Omega Seamaster PloProf 600 to show what is actually time-right and unique (and what’s not). The fundamental writer of the article ( ) can likewise be followed on Instagram, so you are state-of-the-art when there’s something new or exceptional published.

Please visit the site for a decent perused on the Seamaster PloProf 600. We are anticipating the upcoming book on the Omega Seamaster PloProf topic.