The evolution of the OMEGA Speedmaster
Watch specialist Eric Wind picks out seven watches from the upcoming OMEGA Speedmaster 50 sale that chart the development of the original sports chronograph
Upon its introduction in 1957, the Speedmaster defined the new category of sports chronograph. Originally designed for use by racing car drivers, OMEGA’s designers never anticipated that the watch would be destined to become a watch used by astronauts and cosmonauts during some of mankind’s greatest achievements. That a watch designed over half a century ago is still used on missions to space, is a testament to its timeless design and quality.
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