The countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has started and, after the special edition of the Omega Replica Speedmaster Professional Mark II introduced in 2014, Omega as the official timekeeper of the event is now presenting a new timepiece: the Seamaster Bullhead Rio 2016.
A limited edition of just 316 pieces, the new Replica Omega Seamaster Bullhead is instantly recognisable for its unique style and design which was first released in 1969 and used by rally drivers to time their laps. The watch was soon nicknamed “bullhead” by watch collectors for the shape of the case, somehow looking like the head of a bull.
The blue leather strap links directly to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games logo, and features yellow, green, red and black stitching to remind the iconic Olympic rings.
The colour theme is continued on the 60-minutes rotating inner-bezel. Like its predecessors the Bullhead Rio 2016 also Omega replica watchs features a central chronograph seconds hand and a 30-minute recorder at 12 o’clock.
The atypical stainless steel case has a diameter of 43 mm and offers water resistance to 15 ATM or 150 metres protecting the automatic Co-Axial calibre 3113 which beats at 28,800 vph and offers 52 hours of power reserve.
Stamped with the Rio 2016 Olympic Games logo on the caseback, the Omega Replica Seamaster Bullhead Rio 2016 has a price of Euro 7,900 / US$ 9,900.