Tag: Speedmaster

The New Omega Speedmaster Moonphase

If there’s one watch that deserves a moon-phase indicator, it has to be the one that (literally) went there first: Omega will be presenting at Baselworld 2016 a Caliber 9904-based version (which means it will be a certified Master Chronometer) of its classic chronograph watch, the Speedmaster, featuring a high-resolution image of the moon’s surface, a

Hands-On With the Omega Speedmaster “Lunar Dust”

Omega went the extra mile at the 2014 Baselworld, playing the vintage card with the Seamaster 300 and the Speedmaster Mark II and also being innovative with the introduction of the first fully antimagnetic movement and the spreading of the co-axial escapement to all collections. New materials are also in the current scope: after the introduction of a full-black

Comparative Review: The New and Vintage Omega Speedmaster Mark II

Every Tuesday on my blog, www.fratellowatches.com, we tackle a topic related to Omega Speedmaster watches. This article comes to us from that “Speedy Tuesday” series, and focuses on my recent opportunity to review, compare and contrast the new Omega Speedmaster Mark II with its vintage predecessor from 1969.   After the Omega Speedmaster Professional won

How Snoopy Ended Up on an Omega Speedmaster Dial

It is no secret that besides blogging about watches for fratellowatches.com, I also love to collect watches — especially iconic watches like the Rolex GMT-Master, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, Rolex Datejust and, of course, the Omega Speedmaster Professional. I own several of the last model. Ever since I bought my first Speedmaster (15 years ago