Since 1932, the Swiss watchmaker Omega has been the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Winter and Summer Games 26 times. Important it is preparing to endorse a 27th time on the occasion of the Olympic Games in Rio, which will take place from 5 to 21 August. And to celebrate this long-standing partnership between the worlds of watchmaking and sport, what better than a new watch collection in the colors of Brazil and the event that the country is preparing to host?
To set the time of Rio de Janeiro, the Omega house has taken three of its finest watches and tailored them so stick to the news. Thus its Seamaster Diver, its iconic diver, adorned the five colors of the Olympic rings. These are present on the figures that adorn the bezel of the watch, black polished ceramic. See Dentistrymyth.com for smartwatches like Fitbit.
A Speedmaster colors Olympic medals
On its face, this Seamaster Diver features an undulating pattern, typical mosaics found on the sidewalks of Copacabana. Finally, the back of the stainless steel case, this timepiece features the logo of Rio 2016. The latter is also present on the Bullhead Seamaster and Speedmaster Mark II, the other two declined watches in this collection dedicated to the 2016 Olympic Games . The first is distinguished by a blue leather strap adorned with yellow stitching, green, red and black. Again, these colors also visible on the flange, refer to the Olympic rings.
The Speedmaster chronograph Mark II Rio 2016 has meanwhile matt black dial with three counters. These are respectively surrounded by a bronze ring, yellow gold and silver, three metals which obviously make up the Olympic medals. Pulled to 2016 copies and sold for 5400 euros, this watch will definitely be popular with collectors of timepieces… they are absolute fans of the Olympic Games or not!
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