Omega Seamaster Bullhead Co-Axial Chronograph 43 x 43 mm has a dial and case configuration unlike no other Omega watches. Inspired by the original 1969 Seamster Bullhead is the most recognisable Omega chronographs produced. This same period in the late 60s were an exciting time for Omega. NASA’s exciting ‘race to the moon’ challenge was in full stride and the Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch was born. The full Omega Speedmaster History is still remembered till today. Unlike the Speedmaster, the Seamaster Bullhead was favourite among chronograph fans back then, but with a faint memory on the history.
Thanks to Omega for the rebirth of the 1969 Seamster Bullhead in 2013, the Omega Seamster Bullhead Chronograph is brought to light again. Three models were introduced: 22.214.171.124.04.001 Classic design with 24-hour scale, 126.96.36.199.01.001 Sport chic with a 12 hour scale, and 188.8.131.52.02.001 Rallye with a 60-minute scale. Take a look at the amazing features of Omega Bullhead.
Omega Seamaster Bullhead Co-Axial Chronograph 43 x 43 mm
The aficionados of the 1969 Seamster Bullhead will be delighted to find out that the new Omega Seamaster Bullhead has kept all their symmetrical bezel and case characteristic. Each individual model gives the new Omega Bullheads their own modifications that give them their individual personalities. As Rio 2016 Olympic games is approaching, Omega has also unveiled another limited edition Omega Bullhead – Omega Seamaster Bullhead Rio 2016.
Omega Seamaster Bullhead – Features
While some of the old Seamster Bullhead charm remains, the pushers still remain at the top, but instead of the original round pushers, it has been replaced with the flat ones. This unique feature resembles a bull’s head with horns, and thats how it got it’s name ‘Bullhead’. There is also another crown below the 6 o’clock position that rotates the internal bi-directional rotating bezel.
Perhaps the most significant modification to the Omega Seamster Bullhead is in the movement. The 1969 Seamaster Bullhead is using a manual winding Lemania 930 chronograph, while the new Omega Seamaster Bullhead is fitted with a self-winding Co-Axial 3113 Calibre. This new caliber give the Omega Bullhead a luxury finish and column wheel mechanism, with Co-Axial escapement on three levels and Omega free-sprung balance for better precision, balance, and stability to the movement.
To maintain the luxury touch, the watch case-back is fitted with a solid screw-in case that is stamped with the Seamaster Seahorse trademark together with a limited edition engraving.
Omega Bullhead 184.108.40.206.04.001 – Classic design with 24-hour scale
Omega Bullhead 220.127.116.11.04.001 captures the spirit of the original and has a classic design with 24-hour scale. Same as the 1969 Seamaster Bullhead, it has distinctive inner bezel and two sub-dials (one at the 12 o’clock position, and another at 6 o’clock), and a date window at 3 o’clock. The while dial has red accents and it somehow gives contrast against the white dial. Anti-reflective treatment are given on both sides of the sapphire crystal to enhance the readability. The brown leather strap just further gives this classic design a vintage touch.
Give the Omega website a try as it lets you play around their start and restart pusher (at the top left) and reset pusher at the top right. The crown below the 6 o’clock function actuates the rotating bezel.
Omega Bullhead 18.104.22.168.01.001 – Sport chic with a 12 hour scale
Omega Bullhead 22.214.171.124.01.001 has a sport chic design with a 12 hour scale. It has all the similar function and features as the classic design, except that the black sport chic dial showcases a reversed “Clous de Paris” pattern. The sapphire crystal has the same anti-reflective treatment on both sides as well. This Omega Seamaster Bullhead is presented on a black leather strap.
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Omega Bullhead 188.8.131.52.02.001 – Rallye with a 60-minute scale
Apart from the silvery Rallye dial featuring a stippling pattern, most functions of the Rallye are the same. This Omega Seamaster Bullhead is offered with a black perforated leather strap with red stitching and has a 60-minute scale.
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