Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch "apollo 15" 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Of 1971
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Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch "apollo 15" 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Of 1971:
" APOLLO 15 "
LIMITED EDITION OF 1,971
SPEEDMASTER PROFESSIONAL CHRONOGRAPH
NEWEST MODEL AVAILABLE
BRAND NEW - 100% COMPLETE WITH BOX, PAPERS, 4 YEAR WARRANTY
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The OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch "Apollo 15" 40th Anniversary Limited Edition
Apollo 15 was the fourth of NASA's six missions to land on the Moon. OMEGA has created the Speedmaster Moonwatch "Apollo 15" 40th Anniversary Limited Edition to commemorate this important and successful mission.Apollo 15 was the fourth of NASA's six missions to land on the Moon. It was the first to feature a long duration stay on the lunar surface and there was a greater focus on science than there had been on previous missions. Most notably, it was the first mission where the Lunar Roving Vehicle was used.
The Apollo 15 mission began on July 26, 1971; the crew landed on the Moon four days later and they wouldn't splash down until the 7th of August. The adventure had lasted more than twelve days!
OMEGA commemorates a successful mission
OMEGA has created the Speedmaster Moonwatch "Apollo 15" 40th Anniversary Limited Edition to commemorate this important and successful mission.
It is a classic Moonwatch: it has a polished and brushed stainless steel case and bracelet, a black aluminum ring with a tachymeter scale on the bezel and a domed shatterproof hesalite crystal with Ω etched inside. Its three subdials are arranged in true Speedmaster Professional fashion on the black dial: the small seconds at 9 o'clock, the 12-hour counter at 6 o'clock and the 30-minute counter at 3 o'clock.
Some distinguishing features
There are also some features which distinguish the Apollo 15 40th Anniversary model from the classic Speedmaster Professional. This Limited Edition timepiece has a minute track in blue, white and red – the three colors of the Apollo 15 patch. There is a blue ring around the small seconds subdial; there are white and red rings around the 12-hour and 30-minute counters respectively.
The screw-in caseback is embossed with an image of the Lunar Rover and the words "APOLLO 15" and "40th ANNIVERSARY". The outer circle of the caseback is black chrome engraved with "THE FIRST WATCH WORN ON THE MOON", "JULY 30, 1971" and the limited edition number.
An iconic movement
At the heart of the Speedmaster Moonwatch "Apollo 15" 40th Anniversary Limited Edition wristwatch is the classic OMEGA caliber 1861, the same manual-winding chronograph that equips the legendary Speedmaster Professional.
The OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch "Apollo 15" 40th Anniversary was created in an edition limited to 1,971 pieces.
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Omega Speedmaster Professional " Apollo 15 "
Reference # 3126.96.36.199.01.003
Case 42 mm Stainless Steel
Movement Chronometer COSC tested and certified. Winds automatically with the natural motion of your arm.
Caliber: Omega 1861
Famous manual-winding chronograph movement that was worn on the Moon. Rhodium-plated finish.
Power reserve: 48 hours
Condition Brand New In Box. 100% complete with absolutely everything as purchased new direct from authorized Omega dealer including original documents and 4 year warranty.
Box/Papers This piece comes 100% COMPLETE WITH ALL BOXES & PAPERS AS IF PURCHASED FROM AN AUTHORIZED DEALER
Manufacturer's Price $7,200
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