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Well my search for my white faced Seamaster is turning into my great white whale sooooo I'm going to switch gears and contemplate a Railmaster chrono (something different than my Bond, GMT and Planet Ocean).
If you have some pics I would love to see them and what you think about the watch.

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I was just looking over the Railmaster Chronograph today...

I think it is a stunning time-piece and was wondering why it just hasn't been as popular as some of the others....
 

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It's a very attractive watch alright. Here's a shot from the Omega Press Kit


I don't know what the figures are but I think it's sales are probably challenged by the greater demand for sports styles. Like the Railmaster chronometer, it's also date-free. Folk who but the Speedmaster accept that the watch comes without a date complication but I would have thought that most who would buy an automatic chronograph would rather like to have a date window as well. Not exactly a deal breaker but a factor nonetheless, imho.


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You'll find some information on the watch by scrolling to item 12 on the following link from our archives -

http://watchtalkforums.info/forums/showthread.php?t=230&page=2



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I agree on the date, that might be the reason why it isn't very popular.
Love that dial though...:001_wub:
 

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I've seen it in person at my AD, and those sub-dials markings really stand out. Those rail-line circles gives it somewhat of a antique look. In my opinion, it fits the watch's history and image perfectly, but some may be turned off because it is rather old-fashioned.
 

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Yet I think the polished bezel, large crown, pushers and the very prominent curved horns of the case add a modern touch to it. It's down to personal choice. An alternative would of course be the AT Chronograph which is available with two different dials in either bracelet or strap




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It's a very attractive watch alright. Here's a shot from the Omega Press Kit


I don't know what the figures are but I think it's sales are probably challenged by the greater demand for sports styles. Like the Railmaster chronometer, it's also date-free. Folk who but the Speedmaster accept that the watch comes without a date complication but I would have thought that most who would buy an automatic chronograph would rather like to have a date window as well. Not exactly a deal breaker but a factor nonetheless, imho.


Mr Edge

You'll find some information on the watch by scrolling to item 12 on the following link from our archives -

http://watchtalkforums.info/forums/showthread.php?t=230&page=2



Y'all enjoy your Sunday



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That is one sweet looker.....
 

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I tried a regular railmaster on at my local AD and was extremely pleased... it's a very sharp watch when you see it on your wrist. Haven't seen the chrono version yet.
 

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Does the railmaster chronometer have a co-axial movement and a see-through crystal back ??

Hello There Mr Bayhill


Good to see you again.

The Railmaster Chronograph started out with a cal 3205 Column Wheel movement but has now been upgraded to a cal 3301. It isn't a Co-Axial and has a steel back.

Hope this helps.


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Thanks Houston !!

I thought the railmaster series had a display back or is it just the automatic models (2802, 2803, 2502,2503).

I love the classic look of the railmaster with the brown or black croc leather band.

My next watch will be one of these in brown or black

Reference: 2802.52.37

or
Reference: 2812.52.37
 
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