Just Because: On The 47th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing, Here Are Five Great Stories About The Watch That Got Them There – The Omega Speedmaster
1. A Week On The Wrist Video With The First Omega In Space
Arguably the HODINKEE-base’s number one current creation Speedmaster if the FOIS, or First Omega In Space. It is remarkbly consistent with its underlying foundations, and our European Editor Arthur considers it his day by day wearer. He was adequately pleasant to fly over and bounce on camera to give us an extraordinary, top to bottom video audit of it. Watch it above, read the entire thing here .
2. In-Depth: The Omega Moonphase Master Chronometer
At Baselworld this year, Omega carried back the moonwatch with a moonphase! Our fundamental man Jack Forster went active with it and discovered it by and large an enchanting emphasis of a work of art, with a couple of kitschy however cool contacts – like the minuscule impression on the little moon close to the Sea of Tranquility. Peruse Jack’s audit here .
3. Genuine Pictures Of An Actual Speedmaster Being Used In Space, Today
We all realize the Speedy went to the moon, however in those days they didn’t have such things as advanced watches, so serious deal, correct? Did you realize that at the present time, at the present time, NASA space travelers are up there right now and they’re still wearing a Speedmaster? Genuine story, and we discovered a few pictures to demonstrate it. Look at em here .
4. Instructions to Service An Omega Speedmaster Video
What does it take to support quite possibly the most famous watches on the planet? Turns out a lot, yet not all that much for the expert watchmaker up at Manfredi’s in Greenwich, CT. Look at the video above and read about it here .
5. Involved With The $137,000 Speedmaster
This year, Christie’s held the absolute first evening topical closeout in New York City. At its focal point? The Omega Speedmaster. Quite possibly the most fervently challenged parcels was this – a reference 2915-1. It wound up selling for an astounding $137,000 and you can see our active story with this super Speedy here .