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A Guide to Vintage Omega Speedmaster Watches

The Omega Speedmaster is arguably the most famous chronograph in the world. It is worn by astronauts and it has survived some of the most intense procedures a watch can go through. This makes it a very desirable piece for collectors.

As with most watches, there are several variations to the vintage omega speedmaster. Some have quartz movements, while others have manual winding. In addition, there are numerous special editions. You can even find Omega Speedmasters in unisex designs. Typically, the price range of a vintage Speedmaster is between two thousand and seventy-five hundred dollars. If you are in the market for a high-end piece, you may be tempted to stick to the local dealer, but with vintage pieces, you can often get the best deal from outside the United States.

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One of the first versions of the Speedmaster was created in 1957. It is now regarded as one of the most recognizable timepieces in the world, and there are many variants that have come and gone. These include the X-33 Speedmaster, which was a limited edition watch, and the Dark Side of the Moon Speedmaster, which was released for the occasion.

Another notable watch is the Omega Speedmaster Professional, which was created for NASA. This watch was worn during the Apollo missions to the Moon. There are a number of variants of this watch, including the Omega Speedmaster Professional Pre Moonwatch, which features a smooth bezel with tachymeter scale engraving, an acrylic crystal, and a manual winding movement.

In 1969, the Omega Speedmaster Professional was made available to the general public. These watches are made of stainless steel and feature a manual winding mechanism. However, some of the more high-end models are also made of gold. Other models, such as the Speedmaster Professional Mark III, are manufactured using an automatic chronograph movement from Lemania. Compared to the earlier models, this version has a more unique layout.

For a more affordable option, you can also consider an Omega Speedmaster Replica. The dial and bezel are the same as the original model, but the case and bracelet are different. You can also get a variety of color options on the dial. Depending on what you want, you can find an Omega replica that is priced under $1,000. Alternatively, you can pay more for a more expensive model.

Among the most popular and recognizable watches in the world, the Omega Speedmaster was designed in 1957. It was the first time that an Omega watch had been created to comply with NASA specifications. While the Speedmaster had been around for some time before this, it was not a part of the aeronautical industry until the early 1960s.

To celebrate the Apollo program, Omega created several special versions of the Speedmaster. Buzz Aldrin was wearing an Omega Speedmaster during his mission to the Moon, and he left it aboard the moonship. A month later, it was stolen.

The Speedmaster Professional was also used by NASA for EVA. While the watch was in flight, it was attacked by acoustic noise, decompressed, and suffered a few temperature changes. When the mission ended, Omega claimed that they were surprised by the watch’s role in the mission.

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