Since 1995’s ‘007: GoldenEye’, James Bond has relied heavily on his Omega Seamaster in every 007 movie. When the Omega designers had the opportunity to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the ‘Golden Finger’, they all came up with a word: gold!
The only Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 007 movie ‘Golden Finger’
To pay tribute to the world’s most popular movies, Omega uses a lot of 18K gold to create a unique Seamaster Aqua Terrain. This very special watch was sold on Wednesday, September 17th at a high price of CHF 106,000 (£ 70,000) at an online auction commemorating this well-known 007 movie; the final price was almost this wrist 8 times the estimated value of the table! This outstanding achievement made this Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra regarded as the most successful item in this online auction, and the only item that announced the biggest difference between the estimated price and the final bid price.
Seamaster Aqua Terra’s Omega Master Co-Axial calibre 8501, with its transparent caseback showing its mechanical beauty
This Seamaster Aqua Terra is equipped with a low-key 38.5mm 18K yellow gold case, and a matching strap; the dial is also made of 18K yellow gold; the 18K yellow hands are covered with Super-LumiNova luminous paint, which can be clear under various lighting conditions Identify time. A tribute to the world’s best-known secret agent in the least noticeable way, the central second hand uses the classic 007 logo to create a balancer (of course also 18K gold).
This unparalleled 18K yellow gold Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra watch celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Golden Finger with a special display box; the outer box design is inspired by the U.S. Bullion Depository building in Fort Knox, USA
The internal structure of this particular watch is just as important as its design: the Omega Master Co-Axial calibre 8501 can be seen through the transparent crystal case back. This unique Seamaster Aqua Terra watch uses an 18K yellow gold automatic disc and splint, which is different from the 18K red gold material commonly used with this movement. The automatic disk is also made of 18K yellow gold. Mechanical movements can provide excellent timekeeping performance and stability, while also preventing magnetic fields higher than 15,000 Gauss, solving the problems that watchmaking artisans have been helpless for centuries in one fell swoop.
The 50th Anniversary Edition of the Seamaster Aqua Terra007 film ‘Golden Finger’, this unique watch sold at Christie’s exclusive online charity auction for CHF 106,000
The text engraved on the 18K yellow gold bezel on the periphery of the transparent case tells the story: GOLDFINGER, 50TH ANNIVERSARY, UNIQUE PIECE, ANTI-MAGNETIC,> 15,000 GAUSS .