Big news overnight from the house of Omega Ė they can now claim the lofty (well, the opposite actually) title of deepest diving watch ever.*Just how deep are we talking here? How about 10,928 metres? Thatís the depth Victor Vescovo took his submersible, Limiting Factor into the Mariana Trench.*And on that sub, was the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Ultra Deep Professional.* The next question you might well be asking is ó what was the previous record holder? Well, that honour was held by Captain Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard, who took their Trieste down to 10,916 metres, with a custom Rolex on board. Itís a testament to the extreme marine environment that the Trieste record was set in 1960, and itís taken 59 years to better it, and even then by only 12 metres. But Vescovo isnít content with just the Mariana Trench, his Five Deeps aims to see him make manned dives to the oceanís five deepest points.* Now, how about the watch? The Seamaster is, of course, one of the big names in professional dive watches, and one with a rich legacy. But thereís never been a Seamaster this big. This prototype watch (there were three on the…

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