The Most Famous Vintage Watches of the 1950’s

Omega Speedmaster CK 2915

The 1950s were marked by the postwar economic boom, the dawn of the cold war, and civil rights movements in the United States. The watch world also saw many innovations in the 50s when the focus was on improving the quality and precision of mechanical watches. While they were a time of relative cultural conservatism, the 1950s saw the introduction of some of the most … Read more

Omega Speedmaster Snoopy – 50th Anniversary of the Award

Omega Speedmaster Snoopy 50th Anniversary

If you have an interest in the history of space exploration, you probably know that this is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 moon mission. While Apollo 13 never made it to the moon, it was not entirely a failure. Indeed, in terms of crisis management, it was an inspirational success, as remarkably, all three astronauts made it safely back home. In commemoration, the … Read more

Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon – A Great Take on a Classic Design

Omega Dark Side of the Moon

The Omega Speedmaster is one of the most iconic chronographs in the history of watchmaking. Although it can be traced back to the 1950s, the Speedmaster really hit it big when it became one of the official NASA flight watches, and the first wristwatch worn on the moon. While the Speedmaster is an incredible piece of engineering, Omega has used its ties with NASA and … Read more