A lot of new watches are released every year. Big brands will often release 100 or more new unique variants (and fair enough, different dial/strap/material, etc take up a lot of this space), but even so, it's fair to say that not every new watch gets its time in the sun. Sometimes that's OK, as we're talking about minor, or sometimes downright uninteresting updates. But sometimes otherwise excellent watches slip through the cracks. It's worth noting that the more diffuse release schedule, especially from Swatch Group brands, means that we're not seeing the same major release moments, which is a double-edged sword. There's more oxygen around some releases, but the near-continuous dropping of new novelties does lead to fatigue. But luckily we're here, shining a light on the sleeper hits of 2019* so far. Omega Seamaster Diver 300M First cab off the rank comes from none other than Omega. Omega showed their major releases a little later than usual, at Time to Move in May. Even so, it's fair to say that the hero releases were their Apollo 11 Anniversary pieces, and the new Seamaster Chronographs. The one that won my heart though was a simple new white-dialled variant of…

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