The ever-increasing depths at which divers were working led to the creation of the famous “PloProf” Seamaster 600, which was launched to the public in 1970 after four years of intensive research and testing (the case was already patented in 1967). This wa
every time I go to Marseille, I have to stop by it... What's better than a 1970's Comex diving bell to match a Seamaster 1000m ? Two pieces of steel with a lot of wabi, two diving legends... ...and the Seamaster 1000m has so much Comex DNA in it !
The history of the Omega Seamaster 1000m starts with the birth of the Seamaster 600 – aka Ploprof - in 1970, after four years of intensive research and testing. This watch was aimed at the new challenges faced by professional divers. = The Ploprof was us
First, some confirmation regarding the issue of 5900 watches. Like Comex, when a watch is issued, it doesn't necessarily stay with the same person, but rather gets circulated around to a number of individuals over time. Not sure who to credit for the foll
The Omega Ploprof is a mythic watch ... with this waterproof and specific case... A must ! Ploprof for"Plongeur Professionnel" ("professional diver" in english) or Seamaster 600m/2000ft or ST166.0077. The watch was produced at the beginning of 70's. A fre
Issued by Omega, Sales Promotion, Bienne. Omega Master Waterproofness with the SEAMASTER 600 The Instrument Watch of Professional Divers Watchmakers have always been occupied by the problem of water- proofness. Water, vapours, dust and volatile chemical a
Some vintage watches have something special, like an aura. It's not only a question of patina, it's the story behind them. To me, first owner watches are the most exciting ones to hunt and every time I have a chance to buy one, I pull the trigger ! I have
it is also possible that not all prototypes have been delivered at the same time .... but as the case of mine is exactly the same you have in the famous prototype shown in the French forum 10 years ago .... ( with the small " holes " seen only in these pr
.... that lots of divers in the early 70's worked for both Comex and Cousteau. It was a small world.... Your comment concerning the movement change is very interesting, I was wondering why there qere still some prototypes in 1972... Another picture of a "