On this occasion to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing around the world, OMEGA sponsors the exhibition ‘Apollo Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and collaborates with Metropolitan Art The museum store cooperated to launch a special limited edition of the Speedmaster series ‘First Omega Space Watch’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
From July 3rd to September 22nd, the exhibition will be on the Fifth Avenue Metropolitan Museum of Art, presenting many extraordinary lunar visual images since the beginning of photography. Visitors will be able to view more than 170 photos, a series of related drawings, newspapers, paintings, movies, astronomical instruments, and cameras used by Apollo 11 astronauts.
Prior to the opening of the exhibition, Omega released a special edition of the Speedmaster series ‘First Omega Space Watch’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is a new limited edition watch with a number, with many special details, and its design follows the famous ‘The first Omega space watch’, that is, the wristwatch worn by astronaut Walter Scheira in 1962 during the Mercury mission.
The new watch features a stainless steel case with a diameter of 39.70 mm, a black lacquered dial and anodized aluminum bezel, and is equipped with Caliber 1861, a famous manual winding machine that Apollo astronauts trust when performing moon missions. Core sequel.
The special edition of the Omega Speedmaster ‘First Omega Space Watch’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art store uses a red and white striped NATO strap, which is also the logo color of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The caseback is engraved with ‘TheMet’, an exclusive limited number, and a prototype hippocampal emblem. Each watch is sold in a special display case and comes with an additional brown leather strap.
Omega Speedmaster Series ‘First Omega Space Watch’ Metropolitan Museum of Art Special Limited Edition
Diameter: 39.70 mm
Material: Stainless steel
Fluorescence: hands and time scales
Water resistance: 5 bar / 50 meters
Bracelet: red and white; buckle engraved with Met logo; brown leather strap with beige stitching is also available
Functions: hour, minute, small second, central chronograph second hand, 30-minute and 12-hour cumulative chronograph
Diameter: 27 mm
Power reserve: 48 hours
Winding method: manual
Vibration frequency: 21,600 times / hour (3 Hz)
Channel: Omega Boutique, Fifth Avenue, New York, or Metropolitan Museum of Art Store
Limited: 100 pieces
Price: USD 5,200, equivalent to approximately RMB 36,000