Month: December 2012

Omega Appears In ‘wonderland’ Universe Special Exhibition And Invites You To Explore The Space Legend Together

On April 27, 2018, a special exhibition of ‘Wonderland’ with the theme of NASA’s Solar System Exploration Program will be held in Beijing’s Yidi Winter Garden. As important equipment for astronauts to explore space, the history of Omega and NASA’s space legend has always been enjoyed by people. At this exhibition, Omega will also display several Speedmaster watches and precious historical documents to recall the glorious legendary story with visitors.
The space legend of the Omega Speedmaster
   Born in 1957, the Omega Speedmaster was originally born for motorsports. With its solid structure, accurate timekeeping and easy-to-read speed measurement function, it has caused a sensation in professional racers once it came out. Omega Speedmaster’s outstanding performance in terms of design, durability and watch functions has laid a solid foundation for its subsequent space exploration journey.

In 1962, American astronaut Walter ‘Wally’ Schirra entered the space while wearing the Omega CK 2998 Speedmaster while performing the Mercury Project

   In 1962, American astronaut Walter ‘Wally’ Schirra wore a privately purchased CK 2998 Speedmaster into space, making it the first Omega watch to enter space. At that time, he wore the CK 2998 Speedmaster watch and performed the ‘Sigma 7’ mission of the Mercury program, and the space journey of the Omega Speedmaster watch was opened.
   In 1964, NASA began searching for watches for manned space programs. They selected several timepieces from different brands and performed the tests that all hardware entering the space environment needs to undergo. Only the Omega Speedmaster has successfully passed a series of rigorous tests in a vacuum environment including extreme temperature, vibration, and strong impact. On March 1, 1965, NASA announced that the Omega Speedmaster was the ‘only watch approved to participate in all manned space flight missions’ and became a loyal partner to accompany astronauts into space.

July 21, 1969, legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the moon wearing an Omega Speedmaster

   On July 21, 1969, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the surface of the moon, the Omega 4th Speedmaster watch became Omega’s first ‘lunar watch’ , Speedmaster watches also left an indelible footprint in history. The courage to explore the unknown courage, inexhaustible innovative technology and excellent professional technology make mankind successfully land on the moon, and the superb watch on the astronaut’s wrist is the testimony and interpretation of this pioneering spirit.

NASA presents Omega the highest honor ‘Snoop Snoopy Award’

   During the journey of Omega’s astronauts to explore space, the Apollo 13 mission was undoubtedly a thrilling experience. In April 1970, Apollo 13, which was on a space mission, was paralyzed by an accidental explosion in the cabin. At the critical moment, astronauts accurately calculated the ignition time of the engine with the Omega Speedmaster, and finally returned to Earth safely. . In recognition of Omega’s contribution to the entire Apollo program, NASA presented the Omega with a ‘Snoop Snoopy Award’.
   The Omega Speedmaster has accompanied astronauts in all six human moon landing feats. Today, the Omega Speedmaster is still used in all manned space programs and has become one of the permanent equipment of the International Space Station.
Classic Speedmaster debuts in ‘Wonderland’ universe special exhibition
   As one of the important space equipment, Omega will display several precious watches at this ‘Wonderland’ universe special exhibition to show visitors the pioneering spirit of the brand’s continuous exploration.

Second generation Omega Speedmaster CK2998

   In 1959, Omega launched a modified Speedmaster series-CK 2998. It retains the symmetrical case and movement 321, but replaces the hands used in the previous work with new ‘beveled’ hands. In addition, the black aluminum speedometer bezel used by the CK 2998 has also become the standard design of Speedmaster watches and is still in use today. In 1962, Mercury astronaut Walter Schiera purchased the CK 2998 watch privately. Subsequently, he wore this Speedmaster watch on the Sigma 7 to perform the Mercury mission, making CK2998 the first An Omega Speedmaster in space.

4th Generation Omega Speedmaster Professional Watch / First ‘Moon Watch’

   In 1969, Apollo 11 successfully landed on the moon. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin wore a fourth-generation Omega Speedmaster professional watch to the moon. Since then, this watch has become the first on the moon. The Omega watch worn has won the reputation of ‘Moon watch’. By design, this watch is the first Omega Speedmaster with an asymmetric case to provide extra protection for the crown and buttons. The dial is also engraved with ‘Professional’.

Omega Speedmaster Series Professional ‘Moon Watch’

   Omega Speedmaster professional chronographs have a unique position in the history of space exploration. From the ‘Gemini’ program to today’s International Space Station program, the Speedmaster Professional Chronograph is always the only NASA-certified equipment that can participate in all manned space flight missions. The Omega Speedmaster professional ‘Moon Watch’ exhibited in this exhibition is equipped with the same 1861 movement that had run on the first moon watch, in tribute to Omega’s extraordinary moon landing legend.
Inheriting classics, excellence and innovation
   Omega always insists on creating precise, modern and stylish Super Speedmaster timepieces. It combines the inner essence of Super Speedmaster’s early models with innovative watchmaking technology, and perfectly interprets the pioneering spirit of continuous exploration in the brand’s DNA.

Omega Speedmaster ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Watch Black

   The world is deeply fascinated by the moon, exploring its mysteries, and giving it endless praise and legend. The space exploration and outstanding achievements of the Apollo 8 astronauts inspired the creation of the Speedmaster series ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ pure black ceramic watch. The watch case is made of a single piece of ceramic. Among them, the black and dark hands and scales of the Speedmaster ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ watch are blackened and coated with black Super-LumiNova. This is where the name ‘ink black’ comes from. Creative and chic design makes this watch a favorite of many watch lovers.

Omega Speedmaster ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Apollo 8

   In 2018, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first successful moon voyage of mankind by the Apollo 8 mission, Omega specially launched the Speedmaster series ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Apollo 8 watch. This watch uses a delicate hollow dial, the color of the movement splint is changed to dark black through special treatment, and the movement splint is precisely modified by laser ablation to present the lunar surface feel. The watch movement is based on the 1861 movement running on the first lunar watch as a prototype. After special treatment and modification, it was named 1869 movement to pay tribute to the first moon landing.

Omega Speedmaster ‘CK2998’ Limited Edition Watch

   In 2018, inspired by the Omega Speedmaster CK2998 watch introduced in 1959, Omega launched a new Speedmaster series ‘CK2998’ limited edition watch. This timepiece uses the classic pulse reading scale again, continuing the design essence of the prototype. The watch also inherits the Omega 1861 movement of the prototype model, which is famous for operating the first ‘lunar watch’.
   Since 1848, Omega has been the pioneer of technological development in watchmaking, and space exploration has always been a brilliant chapter in the legend of the brand. This summer, Omega invites you to join this space trip to explore that legendary time together!


Longines Watchmaker’s New Moon Phase Steel 18k Gold Watch

One of Longines’ most popular watches, the famous masterpiece moon phase watch, has arrived in the Chinese market. The new Longines Masterpiece Moonphase Stainless Steel 18K Gold Watch combines Longines’ 180 years of superb watchmaking tradition and watchmaking technology. It is equipped with an elegant core and accompanied by the extraordinary light of gold to help the gentlemen of the new era. Wonderful Life. There is also a limited edition version of the famous master series moon phase watch entering the field of watch fans-Longines famous master series moon phase watch ‘Andre Agassi’ commemorative collector’s edition! Limited to only 8 pieces in the world, it is precious and will definitely become the love of watch collectors.

Superb craftsmanship, understated luxury

   The new Longines Masterpiece Moon Phase Stainless Steel 18K Gold Watch is a new model with a self-winding mechanical movement crafted and exquisite functions such as moon phase, Greenwich time, dual calendar, chronograph and stopwatch At the same time, the transparent case back also reveals the subtle operation of the perfect movement. These practical functions allow the wearer to grasp the time accurately and calmly, whether in business meetings, leisure vacations or sports moments. Outstanding functions, moving design, soft lines with a sense of the times, coupled with the traditional and elegant taste that is inherent to it, the Longines moonphase series meets the perfect expectations of men’s watches on the appearance and function of the watch!

Classic Limited, Extraordinary

   The Longines Master Series Moon Phase Watch ‘Andre Agassi’ Commemorative Collector’s Edition is specially launched by Longines in honor of tennis star Andrew Agassi. The polished silver dial is embossed with a ‘wheat grain’ motif, and a golden Arabic numeral ‘8’ on the elegant dial is even more striking. As a charity pioneer, Longines will be limited to the third of eight at the 16th Grand Slam Charity Concert for Children, held in Las Vegas, USA on October 30, 2010, together with the 2012 The Kentucky Jockey Club’s four weekend gift vouchers were sold for up to $ 90,000, all donated to the Agassi Preparatory School to open up a different world and future for poor children.

Longines Masterpiece Moon Phase Stainless Steel 18K Gold Watch

Model L2.673.5.78.7

Chinese market price: RMB34,100

   The noble taste and extraordinary style of a gentleman in the new era can be read from a Longines masterpiece series on his wrist. This masterpiece moon phase watch is also a new face in the classic masterpiece series. The round case with a diameter of 40 mm is made of 18K gold with a 18K gold steel bracelet. The elegant dial with pressed barley grains, besides reading the hours, minutes and seconds, can also easily and accurately know the time information such as date, day of the week, moon phase, chronograph and stopwatch. This superb timepiece has an elegant core-L678 automatic winding The movement, its exquisite operation guarantees that every owner can become the master of time and wear an extraordinary wonderful life.

Longines Master Series Moon Phase Watch ‘Andre Agassi’ Commemorative Collector’s Edition

New products are not priced

   This Longines masterpiece moon phase watch is a limited edition collection specially created to pay tribute to Andre Agassi for eight consecutive Grand Slams. The polished silver dial is embossed with a ‘wheat grain’ motif, and a golden Arabic numeral ‘8’ on the elegant dial is even more striking. The round case in rose gold with a diameter of 40 mm is decorated with 56 top Wesselton VVS diamonds. The moon phase display is set at 6 o’clock, the chronograph stopwatch function has a 30-minute cumulative lap, the ring date display, the 24-hour display and small seconds at 9 o’clock, and the week and month display at 12 o’clock. As an outstanding embodiment of the brand’s watchmaking tradition, it is equipped with the L678 automatic movement, which swings 28,800 times per hour and has an energy reserve of 42 hours. The case back provides a glimpse into the subtle movement of the movement. With brown alligator strap. Water-resistant to 3 pneumatic pressures (30 meters).

   The Longines Master Series Moon Phase Watch ‘Andre Agassi’ Commemorative Collector’s Edition is only 8 pieces in the world, the third of which is the 16th ‘Children’ held in Las Vegas, USA on October 30, 2010 ‘Our Grand Slam Charity Concert’, together with 4 weekend gift vouchers for the 2012 Kentucky Jockey Club, we donated up to $ 90,000, and the donation was donated to Agassi Preparatory School to open up a difference for poor children. World and future.