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Omega Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8 Ceramic / Black Dial Ref. 311.92.44.30.01.001

Omega Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8 Ceramic / Black Dial (39069)

Omega 311.92.44.30.01.001 Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8, 31192443001001, black ceramic case with a leather strap and ceramic buckle, manual Omega caliber 1869, black dial with super luminescent hands and hour markers, chromium nitride tachymeter scale, sapphire crystal, display back, water resistant to 50 meters, size 44.25mm, thickness 16.3mm, Like New with original box and undated papers. (39069)

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This is a ceramic Omega Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8 311.92.44.30.01.001. It has a leather strap with yellow stitching with a black ceramic tang buckle, and scratch resistant sapphire crystals with anti-reflective treatment. It includes a signed screw down winding crown with crown guards, round fluted chronograph push buttons, and a screw down exhibition sapphire crystal display case back with "Far Side" laser-ablated black moon crater texture on the bridges, engraved with "DARK SIDE OF THE MOON – APOLLO 8, DEC 1968 – "WE'LL SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE (Astronaut Jim Lovell's final words to ground control before travelling to the far side of the moon)." The 44.25mm diameter barrel-shaped skeletonized three-body case, straight lugs, and flat fixed black ceramic bezel with a white chromium nitride tachymeter scale to 500 UPH, are black brushed/matte ceramic. It has a grey partially skeletonized laser ablated "Near Side" moon dial with a dark grey engraved landscape full of moonscape craters with super luminescent pointed baton hour and minute hands, luminous baton hour indices, and square yellow end pips around a white perimeter minute/chronograph seconds scale, and with the words "Speedmaster" and "Tachymetre" in yellow. It includes a varnished yellow wedge-shaped center sweep chronograph second hand with a luminous arrow indicator and needle tip, and there are three raised tier subsidiary dials with luminous Super-LumiNova white Arabic numerals, white/varnished yellow markers, and white/varnished yellow indicator hands, including a constant running small seconds register at 9 o'clock, a 12-hour chronograph totalizer at 6 o'clock, and there is a 30-minute chronograph counter at the 3 o'clock position. It's water resistant to 50 meters/165 feet, it has a 48-hour power reserve at full winding, and the 16.3mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed. This Omega Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8 311.92.44.30.01.001 has a mechanical manually wound Omega caliber 1869 (a specially decorated version of Omega's caliber caliber 1861 based on the Lemania caliber 1873) column wheel chronograph movement. It's rhodium plated, with special laser ablated embellishment, and it's constructed with 19 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, and a shock absorber system. It includes a monometallic balance, a self-compensating flat balance spring, and the mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 21,600 vph (2.5Hz). The Omega Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8 311.92.44.30.01.001 was released at the BaselWorld exhibition in 2018.

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