While we all know about the first watch that landed on the moon with Buzz Aldrin, the actual timepiece that ventured into space proper is the Speedmaster Moonwatch with the iconic 321 movement worn by pioneer spacewalker Ed White. The year 2020 will see the revival of this beloved movement in the latest Speedy albeit with a new armour of steel.
While it is a little sad that the upcoming Bond flick next year will see a swan song by Daniel Craig, the good news is that this Diver is forever with plenty of 007 details and 4 different watches to spy on.
“Each time I think I have gone beyond normal limits and pushed boundaries, I look back and realise that even though things were difficult and scary, I did and got through them anyway. When we are in it, all we feel is the hardship. But when we walk out of it, we all emerge victorious.”
Coming in strong from last year’s wave of the exquisitely revamped Seamaster Diver 300M, Omega is introducing new models to the family.
“Being strong isn’t always about having the loudest voice or pushiest demeanor, it’s about using empathy (our secret Jedi force!) to align others with your passion and vision.”
50 years ago, when Man first stepped on to the moon, they were wearing the Omega Speedmaster.