An unexpected collaboration has fans looking over the moon. Omega Swatch has teamed up with Swatch to offer a set of 11 models for what they call MoonSwatch. Recreate the exact proportions and style of celebrities Omega Speedmaster Moonwatchthese are quartz watches in vivid ceramic Case … and its cost is 260 dollars.
The Speedmaster is a staple in the watch collection, but its current version costs around $6,400. The opportunity to get it for a fraction of that – with a record already signed by Omega itself – is exciting to many. Let’s face it though, even if you already have a Moonwatch, or never wanted one (which is hard to believe), it’s just plain fun.
The MoonSwatch measures the same 42mm as the Speedmaster with all details intact, from the circumference of the case to the “offset” sub-dials. Of course, they immediately stand out from Speedmasters for a number of reasons. First, quartz movements dictate a specific dial layout with evenly spaced sub-meters on the dial, rather than the Speedmaster layout crowding the sub-meters towards the lower half. If you look closely you will also find “Swatch” and “MoonSwatch” on the dial.
With each version installed on a different celestial body in our solar system, the lunar version is the closest to a genuine Omega Speedmaster. However, the other editions get creative licenses and take advantage of Bioceramics’ capabilities, offering all sorts of colorful cases and designs, as you’d expect from Swatch. Bioceramic is a Swatch-specific material that uses ceramic and castor oil to create something like a lightweight, silky, scratch-resistant, and interesting plastic-ceramic hybrid.
You can get one pink for Venus, yellow for the sun, green and blue for the Earth itself, or one for Mars, depending Prototype An Omega was made for NASA in 1972. More touches for the biggest watch enthusiast: a 90-over dot design and a hidden “S” embedded in the center of the crystal. It is worth checking out all the differences. everything will come Velcro is exactly what astronauts wear on their space suits.
Although there is a lot of cooperation these days, those between my two companies are rare watches, secrecy and competition being the norm. Omega and Swatch are sister brands inside group sample, but it’s still amazing to see something like the legitimately coveted Omega (and Speedmaster) name on a $260 watch. Some might think it devalues the Omega brand and Speedmaster design, but it also shows the Omega too fun than attractive. a younger audience – and those who currently cannot afford a Speedmaster. We would love to see more of this collaboration between the watch brands.
So how do you get one? For now, they will only be available on Select sample stores From Saturday March 26, a customer can buy a maximum of two. In other words, it may be very difficult to get it since it won’t be available online, at least for now.
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