NASA-issued Omega Speedmaster turns up on Reddit Watches

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Just a quick interesting little link-post today, sharing something that came to my notice courtesy of #thewatchnerd.

For those who, like myself, aren’t Reddit regulars, here is a rather intriguing thread concerning how a NASA-issued Speedy came to the attention of Omega, courtesy of what the astronaut owner thought would be a routine service at his local jeweller.

Click on this link and enjoy the correspondence between Omega and this jeweller, and also the discussion about who ‘owns’ this watch.



Categories: chronograph, Omega, watches

1 reply

  1. Thoroughly enjoyed the conversation, must be quite a surprise and honor for the jeweler and Omega service department to received such unique item, from an unassuming astronaut. The watch certainly deserves a spot in the Smithsonian or the NASA museum.

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