28 September 2015
Omega

DANIEL CRAIG VISITS OMEGA

Posted on September 28, 2015 at 3:32 PM by / 0

The Omega factory in Villeret, Switzerland, recently welcomed Daniel Craig to its inauguration. The actor, who reprises his role as James Bond in “Spectre,” the 24th Bond adventure to be released in late fall, was given a guided tour and exclusive access to the factory’s assembly line. During the visit he was also shown production of the new Omega Seamaster 300 Spectre Limited Edition, which went on sale in September. Nick Hayek, Swatch Group CEO, and Stephen Urquhart, president of Omega, conducted the tour and explained to the actor all that goes into making an Omega watch.

“I think what was so impressive was the fact that these watches are made from the ground up,” says Craig. “You start with nothing, and then there’s suddenly a working watch. That’s the beauty of it. To see the engineering that goes into it and the legacy that goes into it, that’s what fascinated me.”

The Seamaster, with its naval history and classic style, has been James Bond’s watch since “GoldenEye” (1995). Now, in celebration of the new movie, fans and watch collectors will be able to buy the model worn by 007 in “Spectre,” as this Omega Seamaster 300 will go on sale as a limited edition. The watch features a rotating diving bezel made from black, polished ceramic, combined with a LiquidMetal twelve-hour scale. Each watch has its own unique serial number engraved on the back along with the “Spectre” film logo.



SMART FEEDBACK

COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FROM OUR READERS

Leave a Comment

Archive

Spotlight

Dubai_Watch_Week_2017

DUBAI WATCH WEEK 2017

16th-20th NOVEMBER, 2017

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Maxwell-Wearing-Monsieur-BOVET-Timepiece

Maxwell Wears BOVET 1822 Timepiece on the Red Carpet at the Met Gala

May 3, 2017

Met Gala


INSTAGRAM



FOLLOW US


TOP CONTRIBUTORS




About Us

Since 1990, International Watch brought to the Middle East region the prime necessity of the watch industry and the horology business: a magazine written for the consumers and enthusiasts of watches. Ever since then and for more than 25 years, International Watch Middle East continues to be the leading magazine in the Middle East and the reference to all watch clients, retailers and brands – a precise and an established fact that we take pride of.

More

Contributors

  • Nancy Olson
  • Jan Tegler
  • Angus Davies
  • Carol Besler
  • Elizabeth Doerr
  • James Lamdin
  • Jason Heaton
  • Jeff Stein
  • Howard Parr
  • Meehna Goldsmith
  • Ian Skellern
  • Ken Kessler
  • Paul H. Boustros
  • Matthew Miller
  • Keith Flamer
  • Patricia de Brügger
See All

Sign Up Here

Enter your email address below to receive updates from the fine watchmaking industry

Connect with us

Notes To The Editor

  • Great interpretation and interesting throughout. Great job! Jon Holmes
  • Found your designs and layout quite amazing and so friendly to use. Keep it going guys.. Eliott Henrey
close
Loading...