OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 Platinum

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, Swiss watch brand Omega is unveiling the first new Speedmaster Moonwatch to house the re-born Calibre 321 movement.

OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 Platinum

Known for its beautifully intricate design, the original Calibre 321 was the first movement ever used in the OMEGA Speedmaster in 1957. Most famously, it was used in a variety of spacebound models including the Speedmaster ST 105.003 (the model tested and qualified by NASA and worn by astronaut Ed White during the first American spacewalk) and the Speedmaster ST 105.012 (the first watch worn on the moon on the 21st of July, 1969). After extensive research and reconstruction in a dedicated workshop, the Calibre 321 has now been re-launched in-line with its original specifications.

OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 Platinum

To view the reconstructed movement, customers will be able to look through the sapphire crystal caseback of the new Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 Platinum. As the name suggests, the chronograph features a 42 mm brushed and polished case crafted from a special platinum alloy with the use of gold (Pt950Au20).

OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 Platinum movement

The case design is inspired by the asymmetrical 4th generation Speedmaster case with twisted lugs (ST 105.012), and is presented on a black leather strap with a platinum buckle. Furthermore, this exciting timepiece includes a black ceramic bezel with the Speedmaster’s famous tachymeter scale in white enamel.

OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 Platinum lume shot

The step dial is formed from onyx, with a deep black colour that works in perfect harmony with the other materials, including 18K white gold for the indexes and hands (except for the central chronograph seconds hand).

OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch 321 Platinum

Another very notable feature of the new timepiece is the three meteorite subdials. In tribute to the Speedmaster’s lunar history, OMEGA has used real slices of moon meteorite, providing a genuine link to the Calibre 321, which has powered every Speedmaster ever worn on the moon.

Technical details

Model: Speedmaster Calibre 321 Chronograph 42 mm
Platinum on leather strap
Reference 311.93.42.30.99.001

Movement
Calibre: Omega 321
Manual-winding chronograph movement with column wheel mechanism, Breguet balance-spring and 18K SednaTM gold PVD coated finish
Power reserve: 55 hours

Case
Platinum alloy (Pt950Au20)
Case diameter: 42 mm
Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides
Black ceramic bezel with a white enamel tachymeter scale
Sapphire-crystal caseback
Water resistance: 5 bar (50 metres / 167 feet)

Dial
Step dial in black onyx
18K white gold indexes and hands
Vintage OMEGA logo in 18K white gold
Three unique subdials formed from a lunar meteorite, the same used for the Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Limited Edition in Moonshine™ Gold.

Functions
Chronograph
Small seconds
Tachymeter
Transparent case back

Strap
Leather strap

Suggested retail price
CHF 59,500.00/ $59,400.00/ £50,970.00 (price as on 01 Jan 2022)

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