Work on its development began in 1952 in L'Ile (the building on theRhone River 'island' that has housed Vacheron Constantin's historical premises since 1875) and it was presented for the brand bicentenary celebrations in 1955 under the name Calibre 1033. Its 9-lignes or 21. 05 mm diameter and 1. 64 mm thickness have made it the world's smallest mechanical movement on the market. By way of comparison, this micromechanical masterpiece composed of 120 parts is about the size of a modest Swiss 20-centime coin. This now replica Oris 635-7588-7069MB Men's watch legendary calibre (of which the excellence was to be confirmed by the subsequent orders placed by other wonderful names in fine watch) was used to equip 3 round watches that set a new record as the world's thinnest watches measuring just 4. 54 mm thick.
Click here for more information and pictures of the replica Omega 2102.30 watch PloProf re-release. Hodinkee in Omega, Omega Seamaster PloProf Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 6:47PM If you didn't hear, the US beat England in the first round of World Cup action on Saturday (juuuuuust kidding, ProdigalGuide!).Germany squashed the Soccer-roos (sorry TheWatchLounge), and the Netherlands benefited from FratelloWatches and Monochrome coming off the bench to score two second half goals to defeat Denmark.Clearly the world of watches, like the world of soccer, is as international as it gets.So, today, we will be showing you a soccer-themed watch.
And it's not Maradona's Hubloting from 1969 is the very rare and very cool Omega Seamaster Soccer timer.It is often referred to as a referee's replica Omega 951460.75 watch because it features a distinct 45 minute timer and bright orange hands.There were a few different versions of the Soccer timer made by Omega, with the most collectable being that with the roulette wheel inner rotating bezel.This particular model doesn't have that, but it does have a caliber 861 movement inside, which is the same as used in the venerable Speedmaster for many years.So, if you want a watch to keep track of all those games coming up over the next few weeks, you could do no better than this 1969 Omega Seamaster Soccer Timer.