Icons: Omega Speedmaster Manual

Icons: Omega Speedmaster Manual

The Omega Speedmaster is more than a classic. It's a legend, and some have gone so far as to say it is the greatest wristwatch (relatively speaking of course) ever made.  

But this is only true for one model and one model only: the Lemania-based manual version. All the others are a waste of your time and money.  

But why? 

The reason is actually quite simple.  

Back in the day, NASA needed a watch for its astronauts to wear. To determine which they'd choose, a couple NASA employees in Houston went out and bought a bunch watches off-the-shelf. The Speedmaster was one of these watches.

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