As you probably know and as its name really suggests, the Speedmaster was meant for those who were active in sports or better yet, racing cars.
Watch of the Month: By far one of the most famous mechanical Swiss watches on earth is the one that ventured out into space. However, about a decade later, the spirit of the Speedmaster watch would change forever. On October 3rd,astronaut Wally Schirra wore his own Speedmaster during his Mercury 8 mission, making that the first Omega in space.
This July will mark 49 years since that milestone Apollo 11 lunar landing. Since then, Omega has supplied watches for all subsequent NASA lunar landings and of course, created plenty of new Speedmaster Moonwatch models for the public too. Here we take a look at some modern interpretations of the legendary Omega Moonwatch, all carrying on the spirit of the original.
Crafted in stainless steel, it features a 42mm case and hesalite crystal. Flanking the winding crown is the duo of chronograph pushers to stop, start, and restart the central chronograph hand on the dial.
Driving the functions of the watch is the Omega Caliber manual-wound mechanical movement with 48 hours of power reserve. Protecting the movement is a steel screw-down caseback with some very cool markings.
Along with the famous hippocampus Speedmaster logo, there are also two pieces of text: Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Co-Axial While the original Moonwatch was a manual-wound watch, Omega understood that contemporary life calls for some modern practicalities—like an automatic movement.
Introduced at BaselworldCal. The Co-Axial calibers are equipped with the co-axial escapement, which cause less friction than traditional Swiss lever escapements. In real-world terms, this translates to less frequent servicing needs and improved performance. In addition to the automatic movement, the Co-Axial Moonwatch has other key differences over the manual-wound Speedmaster we outlined above.
First, the stainless steel case measures a slightly larger Finally, rather than hesalite, the Speedmaster Moonwatch Co-Axial ref.
The black ceramic Out in space or right here on earth, the Moonwatch is an iconic timepiece not just for Omega, but for the luxury watch world at large. A little piece of Switzerland joined the American astronauts that day as they proudly planted the U.The Speedmaster is one of the enduring classics of the watch world.
In its present form, it features a 40mm case and an automatic chronograph movement with full calendar- the Valjoux based caliber Reference has a black dial and matching tachymeter ring.
Both case and bracelet.
Shop authentic certified pre-owned vintage Omega watches. Each watch restored using only original parts and includes a 2-yr warranty. Limited supply. As you can see, the dial indicates the time, day, date, month, 24 hour indicator and has of course has a set of chronograph hands and sub dials.
If you continue with changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Luxify website. Hos Chrono24 finder du Omega Speedmaster Day Date ure og kan sammenligne priser og derefter købe et nyt eller brugt ur. Omega - Speedmaster Day-Date: Stainless Steel head and bracelet with push-button deployant clasp, fixed tachymeter bezel, silver dial, automatic (Cal.
(base ETA )), hour chronograph, day / month / date ring, 24 hour counter, Ref. , 39mm, Retail = $3,, recently serviced (December ), Mint in Box with .