Live from Time to Move: Omega Novelties with hands-on impressions

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We start with the Aquaterra GMT World Timer. 43mmSS case with a blue rubber strap. The dial features a cartouche of the Earth looking down from the North Pole which is laser engraved on a Ti plate to create the blue ocean leaving a relief of the continents. The contrasting colors of the surface is obtained by chemical reactions obtained by the laser. Caliber 8939. Four versions in Sedna gold and SS. As shown CHF 8200.

Next is an addition of a Chrono to the Seamaster Diver 300m. Ceramic pushers, ceramic dial and ceramic bezel in a 44mm case. Caliber 9900. In various case material combinations with SS shown below and versions in two tone. 9 versions in total. Priced as shown CHF 6600.

And the star: Speedmaster Apollo 11. New 42mm case in SS and bezel in Moonshine gold. The gold is exclusive to Omega and is lighter hue than YG, but with a high resistance to fading. Bezel ring in black polished ceramic with tachometer scale in Ceragold.

The sundial at 9 features an image of Buzz Aldrin climbing down the ladder into the lunar surface. Sundial is in Moonshine gold. At 11 are two 1 markings in Moonshine gold. Movement is Caliber 3861. CHF 8900.

Caseback features a blackened decorative inner caseback laser engraved with the image of a footprint, encircled in Moonshine gold, and Neil Armstrong’s legendary quote: “that’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind”. And marked with Apollo 11, 50th Anniversary Limited Edition with the serial number. 6969 pieces LE.

Embargo lifts 8am CET 17 May.

Peter Chong


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