17 Nov '11, 9am

I don't agree w/ everything in this thread; I do agree that the 2254.50 #Seamaster is one of #Omega's best 1120 autos!

Yes, there is only one Speedmaster Professional as NASA has discovered. It is an example of a modern mechanical classic. To the untrained eye, my 64-year old moon watch is indistinguishable from the current 3570.50 in the AD's display case. Although the PO has the potential to become a classic once the co-axial movement has proved itself to be more than marketing hype, I personally doubt that ever occurring as evidenced by current trends in Omega marketing. Omega marketing created an instant classic when the decision was made to discontinue the black Seamaster 2254.50. With its MSRP of $2300 (often discounted to less than $1700), the 2254.50 introduced many a new WIS to history, quality and value unequaled by any other watch. Omega ran head-on into this reality when it recently opened the NYC boutique and found the 2254.50 to be in high demand but none in the new boutique'...

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