A Moon Watch Story: The Extraordinary Destiny of the Omega Speedmaster
A Moon Watch Story: The Extraordinary Destiny of
One small step for a man, a giant leap for mankind and an extraordinary destiny for the watch that accompanied man's first steps on the Moon, thereby becoming the greatest icon in watchmaking history: the Omega Speedmaster 'Moonwatch'.Introduced to the public by Omega in 1957, the Speedmaster was designed for mainly sporting purposes, such as in motor racing. However, its fate took a completely different turn in the early 1960s. Astronauts going to space, some of whom wore a Speedmaster for private use, wanted to be officially equipped with a reliable, accurate and resistant watch. For this reason, NASA undertook a series of rigorous tests in extreme conditions in 1964 to select the best chronograph to accompany them on their space missions. The Omega Speedmaster won these tests and was officially certified ('Flight Qualified for All Manned Space Missions') by NASA on 1 March 1965 for the Gemini project. It was in July 1969 that it truly made history, serving the astronauts of the Apollo 11 mission (Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins) for man's first steps on the Moon. This book retraces an extraordinary epic and the evolution of a unique and timeless watch which, from its beginnings in 1957 through to the current models, has remained endlessly fascinating.
- ASIN: 2940506337
The Watch, Thoroughly Revised
The Watch, Thoroughly
The Watch is the most popular book on vintage and contemporary mechanical watches, appealing to both beginners and experts. In the decade since it was published, the international audience of watch lovers and watch collectors has grown exponentially. It’s time for The Watch, Thoroughly Revised. For this new edition, the original author, Gene Stone, is joined by Stephen Pulvirent of Hodinkee.com. Together, they have thoroughly revamped the book to reflect the current state of the watch world, with the addition of new brands, new models, and more focused and nuanced coverage of the traditional brand leaders, including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Omega, and TAG Heuer.
- ASIN: B07BFFF3ZT
A Man and His Watch: Iconic Watches and Stories from the Men Who Wore Them
A Man and His Watch: Iconic Watches and
“I’ve paged through stacks of books on the history of watches. . . . But I hadn’t come across a book that actually moved me until I picked up A Man and His Watch. The volume is filled with heartfelt stories.”—T: The New York Times Style Magazine Paul Newman wore his Rolex Daytona every single day for 35 years until his death in 2008. The iconic timepiece, probably the single most sought-after watch in the world, is now in the possession of his daughter Clea, who wears it every day in his memory. Franklin Roosevelt wore an elegant gold Tiffany watch, gifted to him by a friend on his birthday, to the famous Yalta Conference where he shook the hands of Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill. JFK’s Omega worn to his presidential inauguration, Ralph Lauren’s watch purchased from Andy Warhol’s personal collection, Sir Edmund Hillary’s Rolex worn during the first-ever summit of Mt. Everest . . . these and many more compose the stories of the world’s most coveted watches captured in A Man and His Watch. Matthew Hranek, a watch collector and NYC men’s style fixture, has traveled the world conducting firsthand interviews and diving into exclusive collections to gather the never-before-told stories of 76 watches, completed with stunning original photography of every singl...
- ASIN: 1579657141
Wiha 96018 Slotted Screwdriver with Precision Handle, 1.8 x 40mm
Luxury Watches: A Beginners Comprehensive Guide
Luxury Watches: A Beginners Comprehensive
This book provides a comprehensive look into the luxury watch industry from its inception to today. With a focus on some of the most prestigious watch companies in the world. Here, readers will receive a detailed view into many finely crafted tools of time. Discovering the difference between movements and design, feel and practicality you will be introduced to watches steeped in horology history and even those specimens of time worn by individuals of great importance, Throughout, this book should act primarily as a guide for those taking their first steps into horology and benefit even the most seasoned of watch enthusiasts.
- ASIN: B077QYND2M
Watch Case - 11x14 Unframed Patent Print - Makes a Great Gift Under $15 for Watch Collectors
Watch Case - 11x14 Unframed Patent Print -
Bring a vintage twist to any room! This is a real photographic print, not just a simple inkjet print, and is sure to be a great addition to your decor. The original artwork of this print has been reimagined and brought back to life by a team of creatives to live in your home.♦ HOW FUN - This unique art is guaranteed to tie any place together and bring you joy while viewing it. ♦ READY TO FRAME - You get one 11" x 14" print. 11" x 14" frames are super easy to buy here on Amazon or at any department or craft store. Choose the frames that work with your decor and the print! ♦ MADE TO LAST - This print is printed on semi-matte Fuji Crystal Archive paper to last a lifetime.
- Color: Brown
- Brand: Personalized Signs by Lone Star Art
- ASIN: B06XPDB1G2
WOCCI Watch Band 24mm, Premium Saddle Style Vintage Leather Watch Strap with Black Buckle (Midnight Blue)
WOCCI Watch Band 24mm, Premium Saddle Style Vintage
✔【Package Included】 1 * Watch strap + 1 * Spring bars replace tool + 4 * Spring bars (diameter 1.8mm) ✔【Watch Compatible】 Fits Smart Watch Band width 18mm: Fits For Asus Zenwatch 2 1.45" | Fossil Q Tailor | Huawei Watch | LG Watch Style | Withings Activité | Withings Steel HR 36mm | Band width 20mm: Fits For Fossil Q Gazer | Huawei Watch 2 | Moto 360 2nd Gen Men's 42mm | Pebble Time Round Large | Samsung Gear S2 Classic | Withings Steel HR 40mm | Band width 22mm: Fits For Asus Zenwatch 2 1.63" | Fossil Q Founder 2.0 / Marshal / Wander / Crewmaster / Nate | Huawei Watch 2 Classic | LG Watch, Urbane and R | Moto 360 2nd Gen 46mm | Most Other Pebbles | Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Frontier | Band width 24mm: Fits For Fossil Q Nate Hybrid; Michael Kors Grayson | Fits Traditional Watch Band width 18mm,20mm,22mm,24mm: Fits For Rolex, Omega, Citizen, Seiko, Casio, Fossil, Blancpain, Hamilton, Longines, Timex, Tissot, Panerai, Bell&Ross, Tag Heuer, Oris, IWC, Ebel, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget, Swiss Army, Bambino etc. ✔【Note】 The REAL COLOR of this item may be slightly different from the pictures shown on the website caused by many factors. Such as brightness of your monitor and light brightness. And as this item is made of genuine leather,we can not ensure the color i...
- Color: Midnight Blue with Black Buckle
- Brand: WOCCI
- ASIN: B07PN9WNX7
MAN MEN OMEGA WATCH 433 488 VINTAGE POSTER REPRO
MAN MEN OMEGA WATCH 433 488 VINTAGE POSTER
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL / GREAT QUALITY REPRODUCTION VINTAGE POSTER !!! THE POSTERS ARE PRINTED ON HEAVYWEIGHT PROFESSIONAL MATTE PAPER USING **GICLEE** TECHNIQUE. THE QUALITY OF THE IMAGES IS JUST AMAZING!!! 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE!!! IF YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED JUST RETURN THE POSTER, NO QUESTIONS ASKED!!! IMAGE SIZE IS 12" X 16" - PAPER SIZE IS 15" X 18" . THIS POSTER WILL MAKE A FANTASTIC ADDITION TO THE HOME DÉCOR!!!
- Brand: WONDERFULITEMS
- ASIN: B003V19NG2
Flightmaster Only: The OMEGA Pilot's Watch
Flightmaster Only: The OMEGA Pilot's
• In this work, the authors have applied the rigorous, innovative methodology that contributed to the success of their previous publication, Moonwatch Only, ISBN 9782940506170, and which now represents the signature of the 'ONLY' booksThe highly evocative Flightmaster name was first mentioned by OMEGA in 1956-57, but it was not until the late 1960s that it was used to designate an incomparable watch, initially intended for aircraft pilots. At the time, it was regarded as the watch industry equivalent of the Swiss army knife, meaning the ultimate professional instrument.The aesthetically and technically remarkable OMEGA Flightmaster symbolizes a period rich in technological and design breakthroughs. Produced over a short period and relatively little known until now, it nonetheless enjoyed exceptional development and an outstanding destiny, notably on the wrist of Soviet cosmonauts in the 1970s.Revealing the entirely unknown and remarkably rich story for the first time, and based on their own methodology, the authors of the successful Moonwatch Only book dedicated to the OMEGA Speedmaster, provide a comprehensive account of the many variations and evolutions of the different Flightmaster models. The result is an essential reference work for all passionate brand enthusiasts and co...
- ASIN: 2940506205
Famous Luxury Silver Quartz Watches Ladies Steel Antique Geneva Wristwatches Relogio 2019 Gift,11S9285L03
Famous Luxury Silver Quartz Watches Ladies Steel Antique
This item may take 7-15 days to you after you place order.Please wait it patiently.Style:Fashion & Casual The Small Sub-dials On the Watch Face:For Decoration Only Feature:Shock Resistant,Water Resistant Clasp Type:Bracelet Clasp Model Number:9285 Boxes & Cases Material:Paper Dial Diameter:30mm Brand Name:Beauty-OU Band Width:18mm Case Shape:Round character:women men lover couple male female lady unisex item type:Quartz Wrist watches Case Material:Stainless Steel Manufacturing:Swiss Made Dial Window Material Type:Hardlex Gendar:women Movement:Quartz Band Material Type:Stainless Steel Band Length:14cm Case Thickness:7mm language:English Russian Spanish Polish Portuguese Turkish Italian French Water Resistance Depth:ThroughIf you have any question with this goods，Pls fell free to contact me.We would try our best to solve it.
- Color: 11S9285L03
- Brand: Beauty-OU
- ASIN: B07QYSSR7C