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Watchuwant is now WatchBox! See our collection of Omega Watches: https://goo.gl/RjAc3n The Omega Seamaster 300M Master Co-Axial has received huge attention since its 2014 launch. Even before the new Seamaster surfaced on the wrist of James Bond, this dive watch was making waves for its superb fusion of immortal style with modern technology. A classical 1957 Seamaster Professional dial greets the fortunate owner. Unlike the SPECTRE edition, this series variant of the Seamaster 300M bezel is a true diver's model; it turns in unidirectional fashion and cannot accidentally "extend" a timed dive. The dial base features full quarter Arabic numerals rather than the SPECTRE's three, and the seconds hand reverts to a triangular index from the 007 edition's "lollipop." For good measure, Omega uses contrasting luminescent paint on the bezel pearl and minute hand to distinguish the two for rapid reference when dive time is dear. The remainder of the dial features the key elements that define the Omega Seamaster 300 in general production. The ghost of the vintage CK2913 asserts itself in force. The triangular indices with simulated radium patina, the clean matte black dial base, and the dauphine/broad arrow hand combination completes the effect. Significantly, Omega has chosen to place the luminescent pain in triangular hollows that add depth and even evoke the "sandwich" dial construction best-known for its ubiquity in the Panerai family. While Omega's superb factory-built NATO strap is compatible with the Seamaster 300M Master Co-Axial, the standard bracelet incorporates Omega's best-ever dive extension. The push button release of the extension allows incremental adjustment in 2mm increments and dispenses with the "all-or-nothing" deployment system of previous Seamaster dive links. As always, the twin-trigger clasp inspires confidence in its security, and every component feels like a milled ingot of solid steel. An Omega Master Co-Axial caliber 8400 provides precise timing, automatic winding, and a robust 60-hour power reserve. The COSC-certified Swiss Chronometer features all of Omega/ETA's latest innovations; free spring balance, full balance bridge, amangnetic Si14 hairspring and balance wheel; dual mainspring barrels; exclusive Arabesque cotes de Geneve and black oxidized screws. This is a luxury dive watch that requires no rescue from 007; it has more than enough gadgets to fend for itself. Video and content by Tim Mosso.