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One giant leap for Omega


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July 2019

One giant leap for Omega

For 50 years, Omega has been capitalising on the extraordinary adventure that made its Speedmaster the first watch to be worn on the Moon. In our July 1969 edition, we highlighted the historical significance of the event for the Swiss brand.


ou would really have to live at the bottom of a cave, with a stalactite as your only means of marking the passing of time, to be unaware that 50 years ago, on July 20, 1969, men landed on the Moon for the first time, an Omega Speedmaster BA 145.022 watch on their wrist.

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