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Two classics, one pic

Quick pic of two classics: the Rolex Submariner 5512 and Omega Speedmaster  Professional reference 145.0022 / 345.0818. We’ve written quite a few topic about the ‘Italia’ Speedmaster.. one of our favourite Speedmaster Professionals. The eggshell / ivory dial is to die … Continue reading

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Speedmaster Professional ‘Albino’ Wristshot

Yes, we’ve featured this one before.. the custom Omega Speedmaster Professional 145.0022 with Italia dial. But then again, with its ivory white dial, it is one of our favourite Speedies. So familiar, yet so different! We’d have a hard time choosing … Continue reading

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Is this some kind of insiders joke?

Pictured is the Expedition 36/37 crew during winter survival training near Star City, Russia. What’s so funny? Cosmonaut Yurchikhin is wearing his Speedmaster X-33, while Parmitano is wearing his Fortis Official Cosmonautes Chronograph! Okay, okay – just kidding. The X-33 has long … Continue reading

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Wristshot: 1967 Omega Speedmaster Professional 145.012

With its beautiful applied logo and caliber 321 but ‘modern’ crown guard & twisted lug case, the Omega Speedmaster Professional 145.012 represents the Speedmaster’s transition from the vintage straight-lug 321’s to the modern (1)861’s to the fullest extent. We’ll be … Continue reading

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Double Wristshot: Omega Speedmaster Professional & X-33

Now this is a great shot: the Expedition 36/37 crew boarding the Soyuz-rocket, wearing the Omega Speedmaster Professional on the outside of their suit and the X-33 (Yurchikhin and Nyberg) on their wrist. Note – Parmitano is wearing not one, not … Continue reading

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Property of a Gentleman: Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo XV 40th Anniversary 311.30.42.30.01.003

Our friend A mailed us a few pictures of his stunning Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo XV 40th Anniversary 311.30.42.30.01.003. The touch of colour, although quite subtle, add a lot of character to our favourite classic! Enjoy the pics. A – … Continue reading

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Moon Day!

It’s Moon Day! On July 20th, 44 years ago today, the first moon landing took place. One day later, July 21st 2:56 UTC, Neil Armstrong was the first human to set foot on the moon. Aldrin followed 15 minutes later… Of … Continue reading

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