When it comes to watchmaking, one of the objects of desire is certainly the Omega Speedmaster. A mythical model for several reasons, one above all, for having accompanied man, exactly 50 years ago replica Omega watches, in one of his most complex and romantic challenges: the conquest of the Moon.
But analyzing its long history (the first Speedmatser is from 1957), which versions are worth remembering? Omega Speedmaster ref. CK 2915-1
First generation model characterized by the famous design with black dial, "Broad Arrow" hands, tachymetric scale on the bezel and the much sought-after 321 caliber. A very rare example, dated 1958, found by the owner's son in a box in the attic of the family home , with an unpolished case and original dial, was auctioned last year at a record figure of 2,226,250 Swedish crowns (almost 245,000 euros).
When, in 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon for the first time, this Speedmaster enters the story for having shared this supremacy with them: it is only one of the many space missions it will accompany. Among the innovations it introduces replica Rolex watches: an asymmetrical case to guarantee better protection to the crown and buttons and the word «Professional», which makes its appearance on the dial.