The gold theme continues throughout the watch, with an 18k gold case (38.5 mm), bracelet, and engraved winding rotor visible through the exhibition case back. Even the hands are made of gold, including the “007” counterweight on the seconds hand. Further still, the design of the display case for the watch was inspired by the U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, a location central to the plot of the film.
Inside the special Aqua Terra beats an Omega Master Co-Axial caliber 8501. It is the only element of the watch devoid of gold, other than the rotating weight. It is a >15,000 Gauss watch, like the one we showed you here, and is built to chronometer spec. So there is a level of practicality retained, should the new owner decide to wear the watch daily.
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