Tag Archives: Prototype

Rare and Unusual Omega Speedmasters @ AQ: part II

A few days back we highlighted some of the rarest and most unusual Omega Speedmaster models found in the Antiquorum archives and as promised, today we’re back for part two! This time we’re working our way up from 2003 – … Continue reading

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Rare and unusual Speedmasters @ Antiquorum

We’re currently working on a project that requires us browsing every single Speedmaster that’s ever been on auction at the major auction houses – of which we hope to share the results soon. But during our first stint -Antiquorum- we … Continue reading

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A quick walk through Antiquorum’s Hong Kong 22 February Auction

In the last decade, watch auctions have changed from relatively obscure places where retail vintage dealers bought their stock, to well-documented happenings where dealers and private individuals bid alike. Besides the thrill of live auctions and opportunity to buy rare … Continue reading

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Speedy Tuesday Event – A Few Impressions

Yesterday we had the honor to be a part of the Speedy Tuesday Event, hosted by FratelloWatches and OmegaWatches at the SpaceExpo in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. And a blast we had! The Omega Museum was kind enough to bring quite … Continue reading

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OmegaMuseum.ch Alaska Project Pic

Are you following Omega on Facebook? If not, you probably should.. Today Omega shared a picture of one of the original Speedmaster Professional Alaska Projects on their Facebook page – an instant home run. As Omega’s description is pretty perfect, … Continue reading

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Patent – Omega Speedmaster Alaska Project 311.32.42.30.04.001

On August 19, 2008 Omega filed a patent for a watch commemorating the 1972 Speedmaster Alaska Project prototype. The watch would go into production the same year as the Omega Speedmaster Alaska Project 311.32.42.30.04.001, in a limited edition of 1970 pieces. Read more below … Continue reading

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Patent: Omega Speedmaster Alaska Project

On June 13, 1972, Omega filed a patent for a rather special watch that would later be known as the ‘Alaska Project’. More precise, it was an outer casing meant to be fitted over a regular Speedmaster Professional, thus enhancing … Continue reading

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