History of Omega Speedmaster Watches
Omega first brought the Speedmaster to market in 1957. Since this time, the Swiss brand has continued to add to the renowned watch family, with a particular focus on improving and innovating precision, reliability and ease of use.
The 1963 model, the Professional, is perhaps the most famous of their innovations, explaining exactly why the timepiece takes pride of place in many luxury collections.
Just some years later, the Speedmaster became the first watch to be worn in space and to this day, enjoys a strong connection to its out-of-this-world mission, whether that be through design, technology or name.
While many of the classic models included in today’s collection remain unchanged, others showcase the best of the brand’s innovations, including quartz movement and digital displays.
Omega Speedmaster mens’ watches
With a number of options to choose from, the Omega Speedmaster watch collection for men includes everything from classic designs to the latest advancements in timekeeping precision.
The collection features designs in sleek stainless steel casing and leather straps through to rubber and fabric bracelets. No matter your preference or the occasion, there is guaranteed to be an Omega Speedmaster model to suit.
Top models: Omega Speedmaster watches
The Omega Speedmaster family includes some of the brand’s most popular models. The Moonwatch Professional Chronograph is certainly one of the most classic of these, featuring a sleek stainless steel case with black watch face.
The Moonwatch Co-Axial Aventurine, also known as the “Blue Side of the Moon” model is another renowned timepiece. Its almost-all blue design with intricate gold detailing is certainly a thing of beauty.
Which Omega Speedmaster is the best?
Every Omega Speedmaster watch has been designed and crafted with precision, reliability and ease of use front of mind. However, depending on preference and functionality, certain models may be best in various situations.
For example, the Moonwatch Co-Axial Aventurine is a more traditional design that makes for the perfect accessory for dressier occasions, whereas the digital display of the Speedmaster X-33 Regatta is ideal for sportsmen and more casual instances.
How often do you have to service an Omega Speedmaster?
It is recommended that an Omega Speedmaster watch is serviced every four to five years to ensure its mechanisms and movements are functioning efficiently. Any damages or faults can be corrected to keep it in its best form in terms of water resistance and reliability.
Is an Omega Speedmaster waterproof?
Most Omega Speedmaster watches are in fact waterproof however, the depth at which they are resistant up to varies from model to model. The majority of models are water resistant up to 30 - 50 meters.
It is always recommended that you check the specifics of your model before coming into contact with any water.