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Omega New Speedmaster Racing Master Chronometer

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Speedmaster Racing Master Chronometer

As a preview of Baselworld 2017 novelties, Omega introduced the new Speedmaster Racing Master Chronometer, a classic variation of the Speedmaster with a distinctive minute-track style which first appeared on a 1968 Speedmaster model.

The new model is characterised by a matt-black dial with orange markings and bevelled white gold arrowhead indexes that are filled with white Super-LumiNova. read more

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Omega Speedmaster ‘Speedy Tuesday’ Limited Edition Watch

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Omega Speedmaster 'Speedy Tuesday' Limited Edition Watch Watch Releases

Omega likes its collectors, especially vocal ones. I’m proud to help announce the  Omega Speedmaster “Speedy Tuesday” Limited Edition watch produced in honor of my colleague and long time friend Robert-Jan Broer who founded Fratello Watches. He started  his site a little bit before aBlogtoWatch and in 2012 randomly created the term “Speedy Tuesday” to refer to an Omega Speedmaster on his wrist that he posted on social media on, you guessed it, a Tuesday. Since then, SpeedyTuesday became a routine for him, and on Tuesdays on his blog he would cover interesting Omega Speedmasters, of which there are many. read more

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HOW TO: Master the difference between watchspotting and stalking

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Editor’s Note: A few years ago, I wrote this piece for all I feel compelled to add is this: learn your bracelets. And read it now. If you can tell a Jubilee from a Link, or if you can spot the subtle differences between a Bulgari, Vacheron and Audemars Piguet bracelet, you’re well and truly on your way to the brand and model. Stay safe out there spotters, nobody likes a stalker. read more

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A Primer on Meteorites: The Omega Speedmaster Grey Side of the Moon “Meteorite”

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Famous as the watch that went to the Moon, the Omega Speedmaster Professional remains part of NASA’s approved equipment for space. The Moonwatch is a no-frills, almost basic wristwatch, powered by the reliable but decades-old Lemania calibre 1872 (also known as the Omega calibre 1861).

Since its tryst with destiny in 1969, the Moonwatch has steadily evolved, improved, and gotten a lot fancier. The Speedmaster Grey Side of the Moon “Meteorite” is one of the most elaborate variants to date, boasting a murderer’s row of features and innovations, inside and out – admittedly at a hefty price. read more