Tough Choice

Launched in 1948, the Seamaster line was OMEGA’s first family of watches. The beautifully redesigned military-grade timepieces, which were given even greater water resistance by OMEGA’s O-ring gasket technology, would go on to become universally recognised and respected.

In 2018, the 70th Anniversary of the Seamaster, OMEGA paid tribute to the battle-proven originals, by releasing the Seamaster 1948 collection: exceptional timepieces that blend 21st century tech with post-war design.

The 1948 collection is comprised of four watches: two in platinum and two in steel. For avid Seamaster fans the re-editions are also available in two-watch sets, with both watches beautifully presented in a special collector’s box made of soft brown grained leather. Along with the two Seamaster timepieces, kept upright – but easily moveable – thanks to a magnetic floor in the display case, the special box includes a spare NATO strap, leather strap and strap- changing tool. 

Limited to just 1,948 pieces, the duo sets are a superb investment – and a fitting tribute to OMEGA’s peaceful use of wartime technology.