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  • Christies Speedmaster 50 auction

    Omega Speedmaster Professional flown in space auctioned at Christies

    The Omega Speedmaster Professional is perhaps best known as the First Watch Worn on the Moon. It achieved that status after  being chosen as the Official timepiece Flight qualified for all manned space missions by NASA. Collectors have long yearned to own an actual Omega Speedmaster worn in space or perhaps even on the lunar …

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  • Moonwatch presentation box contents

    Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Presentation Box

    Omega Speedmaster Professional moonwatches are getting a makeover of sorts. Starting in mid-July 2014, select models of the Omega Speedmaster Professional chronograph will begin shipping with a special presentation box containing a treasure trove of unique accessories. The legendary Speedmaster Moonwatch is perhaps one of the most iconic wrist watches of all time having been …

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  • Vintage Omegs Speedmaster

    History of the Omega Speedmaster Moon Watch

    The history of the Omega Speedmaster begins in 1943 when Omega launched the movement “27 CHRO C12”; CHRO for Chronograph, 27 for the movements diameter in mm and C12 for the 12-hour totalizer. The movement was designed by Albert Piguet. From 1946 it was available with a shock protection system and antimagnetic balance spring. Omega’s …

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  • 1956 Omega Seamaster XVI

    Omega Olympic watches, a look back in time

    The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are in full swing at present. What better time to reflect on Omega’s historical involvement with the Olympic games. Omega first became the official time keeper of the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles. Omega has been the official Olympic timer ever since with the exception of two summer and 3 …

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