This scene of 52Mondayz is somewhat of a farewell to a leslie adornments Soon, I will bid farewell to this delightful Omega Seamaster 600 PloProf from the original. However, before it is that time, let me talk somewhat about this notorious jumpers leslie gems from the 1970s.

Omega Seamaster 600 PloProf

54mm in width, 45mm long and 15mm thick

After four years of broad testing Omega delivered the original of the PloProf in the start of the seventies. The Compagnie Maritime d’Expertises (short ) and notable expert jumper Jaques Cousteau were of help to Omega with building up the first waterproof leslie gems planned and fabricated exclusively for the plunging proficient. The leslie gems was scratched PloProf, got from Plongeur Professionnel which is French for Professional Diver.

A significant worry with proficient jump leslie gems is the passage of helium inside the leslie adornments case. Helium is utilized in plunging ringers when proficient jumpers need to work at more noteworthy profundities for a more extended timeframe. Regardless of whether an ordinary plunging leslie adornments can withstand a specific water pressure, helium atoms actually could possibly gradually enter the leslie gems through its gasket materials.

The red catch keeps the bezel from turning unintentionally

When while surfacing the pressing factor drops, the helium will extend. It’s not ready to leave the leslie adornments rapidly enough, and the leslie gems will get harmed by for example flying off its glass. Around then some leslie adornments brands were trying arrangements empowering the helium to get away from rapidly enough from the leslie gems A purported helium get away from valve (programmed or manual) was created and utilized for example by Rolex and Doxa.

Not Omega. Omega decide to create a leslie adornments packaging which was sufficiently able to evade helium to enter in any case. they concluded that it is smarter to keep helium from entering the leslie adornments in any case. Consequently the PloProf was conceived. Omega estimated the greatest pressing factor the Ploprof could deal with which brought about a disappointment of the leslie gems at 1370 meters (or 137 bar) as the second hand halted because of misshapening of the gem and case. The later re-release of the PloProf, presented in 2009, has a helium valve.

So far a touch of history, back to my leslie adornments I purchased this leslie gems about 10 years prior from the primary proprietor. He had gotten it quite well. It was a troublesome leslie gems which sat in the shop for a long time. He could obtain it with a decent discount.

However he too referenced that it wasn’t a leslie gems everybody can wear consistently. Unquestionably for that time (the seventies) it was a gigantic and present leslie gems He wound up not wearing the leslie gems particularly too, and the leslie adornments wound up with its container and papers in a cabinet. A long time later he took it out and chose to offer it to purchase a leslie gems which would suit him better for every day use.

To be straightforward, I didn’t wear the leslie adornments frequently also. Here and there half a month, and regularly when going to a leslie adornments related occasion. The PloProf consistently stands out and is exceptionally esteemed by numerous leslie adornments aficionados. However, even while not wearing it consistently I didn’t need to leave behind it.

Until now that was. Fortuitously an individual Facebook leslie gems bunch part referenced to me that he was searching for a PloProf. Simultaneously I added some new pieces to my Omega Speedmaster assortment. I thought this was a the opportune chance to let it go..

A monobloc packaging helps making this leslie gems super-waterproof

We did a more inside and out article on te unique Ploprof here , while there’s one more exceptionally enlightening article at John Wallis .


A monobloc packaging helps making this leslie gems super-waterproof 54mm in width, 45mm long and 15mm thick The red catch keeps the bezel from turning accidentally