PRESENTATION: THE 60th ANNIVERSARY EDITION
The new “MOONWATCH ONLY – 60 Years of OMEGA” Speedmaster edition has been enriched with numerous new features and additional information.
Two new historical chapters have been added with the contribution of James H. Ragan, retired NASA Project Engineer and Program Manager and Petros Protopapas, International Brand Heritage Manager of OMEGA.
Another new chapter is dedicated to the overview of 60 years of innovation from OMEGA and other iconic models of the Speedmaster line.
The Omega Speedmaster not only represents the watch that went with the men to the moon. It is also a fashion icon and an important collectable piece. The book is entirely dedicated to this model: Moonwatch Only. A very useful guide to know everything about Omega Speemaster watches; a book to collect, invest, buy, sell and trade.
Initially designed for automobile racing teams and engineers, the Omega Speedmaster embarked on a very different trajectory when NASA chose it to accompany astronauts heading for the moon in 1965.
Its involvement in the space adventure has propelled the Moonwatch to the top of the list of celebrated timepieces. After years of research and observation, the authors present a complete panorama of the Moonwatch in a systematic work that is both technical and attractive, making it the inescapable reference book for this legendary watch. “Moonwatch Only” represents today an essential guide for those who want to collect, buy, sell, trade and invest in Omega Speedster watches.
This edition starts with the whole history of the Speedmaster and the most important dates, and then it describes in detail:
- Part 1 – Speedmaster History
- Part 2 – Main Components and Accessories
- Part 3 – The Models
- Part 4 – 60 Years of Innovation
- Part 5 – How to Start Collecting Speedmasters
- Part 6 – Appendices
The authors also give important advices on where and how to buy, how to choose and how maintaining the watch in mint conditions.