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Detailing the history, development and ownership of one of the most iconic dive watches of all time, the Omega PloProf book covers it all.

This book takes the PloProf information that originally appeared on the website and casts it into another dimension, with a vast amount of new information and illustrated with an impressive set of full colour photographs (close on 300 images over 158 pages). Research for the book uncovered previously unknown information including new dial and bezel variations, case manufacturers and an in-depth look at the fakes that have proliferated recently.

The book is written in an easy to digest style and will provide a solid reference for anyone who owns or aspires to own, this seminal dive watch.

Please see the testimonials and reviews both below and by following this link to the Author's website and clicking 'Testimonials' -


About the Author

Jon Wallis
JonW Sydney, Australia
Jon has been an online and print article writer for some years and is well known on the watch forums as a collector and amateur photographer. After writing this book, Jon was asked by Omega SA to write the launch article for the new 1200m Omega PloProf for their Omega Lifetime magazine, and he has written many articles for this magazine since, copies are available at Omega Boutiques and the omega website. Jon is part of the team who own and run the websites and - both showcasing rare Dive Watches, if you've not had a chance to look already they are worth checking out for more of Jon's writing work. A recent article about the Anonimo Polluce received rave reviews, and can be found at: Jon's passion for his subject is well conveyed through his writing, using research and lavish illustrations that help to immerse the reader in the subject matter from the first to last page. Find out more at

Comments (7)


MikeH1066 says

Pheomenal resource for any PloProf or dive watch enthusiast. If you are a dive watch nut, you have to order this book. It is the PloProf bible, and no true fan can go without one. I give it my highest recommendation and endorsement. My only caution: If you buy and read the book, your life will no longer be complete without a PloProf.

posted at 05:58am Jun 01 PST


stuartd says

This is the definitive reference of the ‘proplof’ and if you are serious about investing in one of these watches then this is a MUST have. All aspects of its history is covered in huge detail within its text and is accompanied with beautifully detailed pictures.

Mercifully this book is great value for money (especially when you compare this to other books on the topic of horology) – in fact it’s a ‘drop in the ocean’ compared to buying the actual thing!

posted at 07:42am Nov 23 PST


Jase1970 says

A superb and comprehensive resourse for anyone remotely interested in the mighty PloProf!
Easy to read with great pictures........
Recommended for any watch enthusiast, great vale for money....

posted at 11:12pm Aug 26 PST


rajenm says

A much needed and comprehensive work on the most iconic dive watch ever. Highly recommended for all dive watch enthusiasts.

posted at 04:16pm Aug 26 PST


XkntS says

A must read for everyone seriously interested in the Ploprof or dive watch lovers in general.
This book covers all aspects of this iconic dive watch, and it does it thoroughly. The amount of factual and pictorial content is impressive to say the least.

posted at 09:06am Aug 26 PST


TDiver says

I agree with the comments above. There have been many articles written about this iconic dive watch but never before has the information been presented in such an organized and informative book. Jon is clearly an authority and done his homework about the Omega PloProf. The information is invaluable to collectors (dial and bezel variations, fakes identified).

The pictures are outstanding. I was very impressed with the quality of the book, the paper and the cover.

This is a great read if you like dive watches and is highly recommended

posted at 09:05am Aug 26 PST


foxtex says

A real feast of great info and superb pictures. I was particularly impressed by the 'exploded' view of the watch's construction created using photos of the actual parts, very clever.
The book is also excellent quality, the paper nice and heavy and the pictures and print clean and crisp.
An informative read and great conversation starter.

highly recommended.

posted at 04:38am Jul 26 PST


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