OMEGA re-introduced its iconic Speedmaster Mark II chronograph, an evolutionary timepiece for a new generation of watch collectors.
The OMEGA Speedmaster Mark II chronograph made its original debut in 1969 sharing a special historical first – man’s flight to and walk on the moon. The new Speedmaster Mark II chronograph celebrates its triumphant return for a new generation.
OMEGA Speedmaster Mark II chronograph invite a new generation of watch collectors to experience a timepiece that marked man’s first historical flight to the moon aboard the Apollo 11 and his first steps on the lunar surface while wearing an OMEGA Speedmaster Professional chronograph (worn by famous astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin).
OMEGA introduced the iconic Speedmaster Professional Mark II chronograph in 1969 which housed a hand-wound caliber 1861, the same movement found inside the Moonwatch. Nearly 45 years later OMEGA re-introduces its innovatively re-designed Speedmaster Mark II chronograph with a streamlined case, an evolved automated movement and for the first time in the history of the Speedmaster collection, an illuminated tachymetric scale for easy readability in dim light.
OMEGA Speedmaster Mark II chronograph is presented in a polished and brushed stainless steel barrel-shaped case with polished crown and pushers and matching stainless steel bracelet. The matt black dial (Ref. 3126.96.36.199.01.001) showcases three sub-dials: a 30-minute recorder at 3 o’clock, 12-hour recorder at 6 o’clock and small seconds sub-dial at 9 o’clock. The tachymetre scale is transparent and is on the sapphire crystal, which is illuminated below by an aluminum ring filled with Super-LumiNova.
Speedmaster Mark II chronograph is also available in a grey dial version (Ref. 3188.8.131.52.06.001) and is accentuated with fluorescent orange central chronograph, seconds hand and matching minute.
The new OMEGA Speedmaster Mark II houses a Co-Axial caliber 3330, a self-winding movement which is equipped with a Si14 silicon balance spring as well as a column-wheel chronograph mechanism. It is water resistant up to 330 feet and comes with a full four year warranty.
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