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Omega Speedmaster Broadarrow Automatic Chronometer OME 588
  • BandSteel Bracelet
  • Case MaterialSteel
  • ConditionMint
  • MovementAutomatic
 

Omega Speedmaster Broadarrow – Automatic Chronometer

Omega Speedmaster Broadarrow automatic chronograph. It comes with box and Omega service warranty card from 2013. This one is in its most attractive variant, whit pearl silver dial and blued steel hands and markings. The blue steel is particularly attractive in certain lights just as the light catches the blue, they shine bright and eye catching blue. The watch has the useful additions to the original Speedmaster of the date placed at the 6 position as well as a sapphire crystal. This is the a relation to possibly one of the most famous watches ever made as it has a historical association with NASA and space travel. It has also gained legendary status which in attributed not only to it’s success in space as a professional instrument, but simply due to the fact that it is a beautiful looking watch, which is durable and practical, and can be worn on any occasion. The Broadarrow model differs from the Moon watch Professional in that it is automatic, has a date at the 6 position, has a cream white dial and is a certified chronometer.  It is a stylish version of the Moon watch, The Speedmaster passed all of NASA’s stringent testing when they were selecting a watch for their space missions in the 1960’s. The other would be watches crumbled half way through testing. The other watches included some of the big name brands still around today. The Speedmaster however passed all of the tests and continued to operate as normal. This was with no special modifications as all of the testing candidates were purchased from a jewelers store in Texas. The watch had to pass all of the extreme testing for the good reason that during space travel, it would be subjected to the environments that were simulated during the tests. This being outer space, the most extreme and hostile environment known to man. Some of the conditions it required endurance was to survive massive acceleration, compression, extreme and instantaneous temperature and humidity changes, amongst more. Dimensions are Width including the crown is 40 mm, width excluding the crown is 43 mm, lug to lug is 48 mm and thickness is 14.5 mm.

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