15 Aug Omega Mens Seamaster 300M James Bond Automatic Chronometer 22208000 Watch – Watches Consumer Review
The Omega Mens Seamaster 300M, with Automatic Chronometer version #2220.80.00 or ‘James Bond’ watch is built in with Quality Swiss Automatic movement. The watch is self powered with your arm movement, meaning that you must not leave this watch alone for 48 hours or the dial will stop rotating.
Apart from going to moon, Omega watches is undoubtly also a master at Sea. The watchface is dome shaped, with the usual sapphire crystal (anti-reflective scrath resistant). Sapphire crystal is a common element in high profile authentic watches.
With a 41mm case diameter, any ‘James Bond’ to be, can dive with these watches upto 1000 feet which is approximately 300 meters depth.The watch looks classic with a stainless steel case, blue dial color and its usual date function.
This Omega Seamaster 2220.80.00 watch series is said to be one of the coolest watch ever and has made more appearance in ‘Bond’ movies. Omega Seamaster collection first appeared in 1995 ‘Golden Eye’ which in that period of time intoduces the Seamaster 2531.80.00.models. Omega Seamaster has since then replace the old Rolex Submariner as the leading gadget in the movie. The 2220.80.00 (which is 2006 models) have been into several refinements especially the new design and implementation of ‘Co-Axial’ escapement. Co-Axial was designed by Dr.
This new implementation of Co-Axial technology compared to the lever escapement, has significantly reduces ‘sliding friction’ of the 2531.80.00. What you get is ‘accuracy and better precision’
The 2220.80.00 Omega Automatic is service free for 10 years. Which means less hassle than the previous 2531.80.00 Omega Seamaster. Means that, this authentic dive watch wont burn your pocket. There is also an option for this Automatic Movement. The Omega Men’s Seamaster 300M “James Bond” Automatic Chronometer Watch #2220.80.00 also available in ‘Quartz version’ which is referred as model #2221.80.00.
Two words to describe the watch is ‘Superb Accuracy!’. A recent buyer which bought his Omega Seamaster 2220.80.00 recently commented that his Seamaster was gaining about 10 seconds every day. He then took the watch to Swatch Service Center in Toronto to complimentary adjust the dial as it was in warranty. It now gains 1 – 2 seconds a day, and that’s outstanding accuracy for a mechanical watch.