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An Omega Railmaster Called A Seamaster

  This one is a real oddity. The Omega Railmaster is a great vintage watch. It is the big brother of one our favorite watches, the Ranchero. Apparently the mid-1960s Pakistani army didn't feel the same way. They liked the looks and movement of the Railmaster, but they didn't care for the name. So they approached replica omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow GMT and had them produce some custom watches using the Railmaster case and movement but had it labeled "Seamaster" on both the face and case-back. These watches were then given to Pakistani Air Force pilots. We have heard about these particular replica omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow watches for a while but we had yet to come across one. The one we have found is a great one. "The dial is original with radium indexes and Broad Arrow hands. The screw-back case measures 39mm and has a protective soft metal cover for anti-magnetism." number. Perhaps the best part about this watch is that there is no doubt at all that it is authentic. It comes with an Omega certificate and records extract indicating that it is just as advertised. It also dates the watch to July 9, 1964.The seller is asking for roughly 12,000 euros for this impossibly rare watch. We have given a lot of attention to the Omega Speedmaster. We have at times even knocked the entire Seamaster line (just a little bit). But sometimes we come across such a great Seamaster that we have to step back and wonder, why aren't they all this good? The particular Seamaster we've found for you today has a lot going for it. Let's start with the looks; it has a perfectly aged silver dial set against a mirrored steel case. It is a clasic three-register chronograph with an Omega Tachymetre track ring and signed T Swiss Made T at 6 o'clock. Second, this Seamaster's authenticity. It is quad-signed (case, face, movement, and crown) and not re-dialed or restored in any way. It even comes with the original rice-bead bracelet from 44 years ago, and even that is in amazing condition. Finally, lets talk about its guts. This Seamaster features a movement you've probably heard of before, the Omega .321. The reason you've heard of it before is because this is the movement used in the watches worn by the Apollo 11 Astronauts. It is a movement that people want in their watches, simple as that.