Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 Limited Edition Marks 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
Omega, maker of the first watch worn on the moon, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission in a big way this year, releasing a modern version of one of the most legendary and collectible Omega Speedmasters out there, the Ref. BA145.022, a gold-cased, commemorative limited edition that was awarded to NASA astronauts and other luminaries. But the Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary limited Edition — which had its coming-out party last week at a star-studded event at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida — is much more than a simple re-creation; it also brings to the Omega portfolio a new proprietary case material and a new manual-winding movement.
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