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5 High-Class OMEGA Speedmaster Watches of All Time

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Speedmaster Watches. OMEGA is famous for making the world’s famous chronographs. The brand has been manufacturing top-rated swiss luxury watches since 1848. Whether on the land or deep in the ocean, OMEGA had been always a first choice for every watch enthusiast.Brand is known to be the manufacturer of the first watch worn on the Moon in 1969 and used as the official timekeeping device of the Olympics. It also has a great contribution to the cinematic industry, well-known for the James Bond series and also a personal choice of many high-profile personalities including members of the royal family, businessman, astronauts, and celebrities. 

Over time, OMEGA manufactured top-rated watches, today it contains innumerable collections of sophisticated and complicated timepieces. OMEGA Speedmaster watches are the best in the range of the Brand’s chronographs. 

Many high-flying versions of this series had been introduced, each timepiece of The collection has its class. Every watch enthusiast across the globe knows this timepiece. It is a complicated task to filter out top watches from its overwhelming list, as each watch is equipped with a notable feature.

In this article, I will give my personal top 5 OMEGA Speedmaster wristwatches and explain why I picked these models and their unique features. 

The Timepieces 

 

  1. Dark Side of the Moon – Ref 311.92.44.51.01.003

Dark Side of the Moon

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The awesome timepiece of the series “DARK SIDE OF THE MOON”, a bold and iconic piece. It features a black ceramic dial-in Zirconium oxide equipped with 18k white gold, hands similar to moon watch, and sundials made with ceramic. It is a sophisticated sporty and speedy timepiece, powered by Caliber 9300. Straps are coated with nylon fabric. Tachymeter scale covered with matt chromium nitride edition, a unique feature of this watch. 

  1. Speedmaster Mark II -Ref. 327.10.43.50.06.001

Speedmaster Mark II

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Mark II is an iconic watch with a co-axial chronograph 42.4 X 46.2MM. The reason why I picked this watch is due to its elegant look and unique functionality. The dial is created with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. 3330 Caliber responsible for the precision and accuracy of the mechanism. It offers a power-reserve feature of up to 52 hrs. The design is inspired by the Mark II from 1969. Fluorescent orange-colored central chronograph seconds hand similar to the minutes trackers is the distinguishing feature from its predecessor. It costs about 80,00 USD exclusively in sales tax.

  1. Moonwatch Professional – Ref. 311.30.42.30.01.005 

Moonwatch Professional

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Historical and award-winning watch of the OMEGA universe known as Moonwatch professional, a professional chronograph of 42mm.  Dial is beautifully covered by a Hesalite crystal. This watch is created to withstand extreme conditions and temperatures. Moonwatch was part of the Apollo mission to get to the moon, still being used by astronauts. Moonwatch Professional is tested under 25% more pressure as the pressure on the moon. You can get it for almost 55,00 USD. Some say today’s editions are a lot more expensive but I don’t agree with them, in fact it is the best watch at this price compared to the alternatives.

  1. Anniversary Limited Series (Silver Snoopy Award)– Ref. 311.32.42.30.04.003

Anniversary Limited Series

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In 1970, Apollo 13 astronauts used their Speedmaster watches as a part of their perilous journey to the moon and then safely returned to the Earth. OMEGA received the Silver Snoopy Award from NASA for its durability and functionality to withstand extreme temperature and pressure.

On the 45th anniversary, A limited series, Silver Snoopy Award Speedmaster was introduced with over 1900 pieces only. The design was originally inspired by the original Moonwatch, with a little touch refreshment. It contains a white dial with super-LumiNova. The back of the dial contains a picture of the snoopy award and “Eyes on the stars” is engraved on it. This timepiece is recognized as one of the best chronographs with tachymeter, small seconds, and anti-reflective scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. You should check your authorized dealer whether there is still room on the list, or find out a non-authenticated seller that might have one in stock, getting one of these watches is all about luck.

  1. Speedmaster Racing – Ref 329.32.44.51.01.001

Speedmaster Racing

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Racing Master Chronometer is a featured watch with a 44mm stainless steel case covered with dark ceramic bezel ring including a tachymeter scale with orange-colored wording. Liquid metal technology is used in its manufacturing. Minute tracker in racing style reflects the name of the timepiece. It is a METAS certified timepiece at the highest standard industry.it is equipped with sapphire crystal. You can get it for almost 10,000 $, It suits you well if you have a larger body frame.