Moonshine Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

Historically speaking, when Omega gets it right, they get it really right. There have been solid gold Speedmasters before and there have been solid gold Speedmasters since. But the Apollo 10 50th, and BA145.022 it references, are surely high-water marks. I will always remember the first time I saw a BA145.022 in person at a…

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Apollo XI 35th Anniversary Omega Speedmaster 3569.31

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2004 was a solid year. The Nintendo DS was released, NASA’s scramjet hit 7000 mph, Taipei 101 opened, and Zuck created Facebook. Okay, maybe axe that last one. Additionally, Omega released two Speedmasters which are among my all time greats. The first, the modern Japan Racing. It was unique, bold, and colorful. The second was…

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Scarce Speedmaster: White Gold Apollo XI 3692.30


In today’s edition of rare Speedmasters you probably won’t see again this year, here’s the white gold Apollo XI. The lovely thing about white gold Speedmasters, as platinum, is the stealth wealth. If you’re not a fan of metallurgy, and most aren’t, it looks like a steel Moonwatch at a glance. Only you know it’s…

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