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Omega – Speedmaster “The First Omega in Space” Sedna Gold

The new Omega Speedmaster “The First Omega in Space” Sedna Gold is the subsequent re-issue of the “pre-Moonwatch” watch worn by space traveler Walter “Wally” Schirra locally available the Sigma 7 rocket that circled the earth multiple times on October 3, 1962.

That watch – Schirra’s own Omega Speedmaster – denoted the beginning of a long history of room investigation for the Speedmaster Chronograph, which in 1965 turned into the authority guaranteed watch for all NASA monitored missions.

The refreshed model repeats a considerable lot of the first Speedmaster’s subtleties alongside some new contacts.

The 18k Sedna gold (a composite made by Omega) case has a breadth of 39.7 mm and, similar to the first, highlights symmetric carries. The caseback is described by a Seahorse emblem with the etching “The First Omega In Space, October 3, 1962.”

The earthy colored cleaned bezel is created from ceramic with a matte chromium nitride tachymeter scale. The AR-covered sapphire gem secures the opaline gleaming dial with earthy colored PVD subdials and minutes track. Alongside the applied lists, the Alpha hands are likewise made of 18k Sedna gold.

The new watch is fueled by the Omega type 1861, a hand-wound development beating at 21,600 vibrations each hour and offering a force hold of 48 hours, and it is water impervious to 50 meters.

Albeit the Omega Speedmaster “The First Omega in Space” Sedna Gold is definitely not a restricted release, each piece will be numbered. Coordinated to an earthy colored calfskin lash with beige sewing, it has a retail cost of Euro 14,600/US$ 18,000. omegawatches.com

– Read the historical backdrop of the Omega Speedmaster