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It happens a lot...
Recently i showed the latest release from UHR, a diver with helium valve... some folks comments that the design looks like the OMG you've pointed...
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hmm... i wonder what are they looking at???
 

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ok, I hate being seen as the defender of TAG Heuer but the Aquaracer look originates from a 1982 Heuer design (itself admittedly derived from an obvious Submariner wannabe although it was closer to being a UK MOD (CWC) diver design).

1982 Heuer 2000


which was when Omega's Seamaster looked like this:



Whereas TAG Heuer have stuck with that general look, the Seamaster has only recently gone back to the older 1968 Seamaster 300M look.
Without going into the usual arguments over who invented what, I'll just remind people a diving bezel and triangle marker at 12 aren't trademarked design features.
Also, that Ball is actually closer to an Explorer than an Aqua Terra. The polished bezel is closer in scale to the Explorer and in a 3/4 or side view, it is more evident.
 
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