SPEEDMASTER APOLLO 17 45TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION. Throughout its legendary history, the OMEGA Speedmaster has been worn and trusted on all six moon landings. The last of those missions was Apollo 17, which touched down in 1972.
For the 45th anniversary, OMEGA has produced two captivating Limited Edition models which pay tribute to the mission and its Commander, Eugene Cernan. The stainless steel model, limited to 1,972 pieces, features blue ceramic for the bezel and dial. 18K yellow gold is found throughout the design and, most vividly, the 9 o'clock subdial features a representation of the God Apollo and the moon etched in PVD in a chrome colour. A TRIBUTE TO GENE CERNAN. The Apollo 17 mission was commanded by Gene Cernan, who passed away in 2017.Cernan left history's last footprints on the lunar surface and "05:34 GMT" is printed in red on the dial of each model, indicating the exact time he took the final step. Each caseback features a mission patch and is engraved with "45th ANNIVERSARY", "Limited Edition" and "a tribute to Gene Cernan". LIMITED EDITION OF 1,972 PIECES. 1972 was the year that Apollo 17 landed on the moon. Now you can own one of these specially dedicated watches.
This OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch Apollo XVII is limited to 1,972 pieces and commemorates the 45th anniversary of the final moon landing in 1972. The 42 mm stainless steel case features a polished blue ceramic bezel with its tachymeter scale in OMEGA Ceragold. The dial is also polished blue ceramic with 18K yellow gold indexes and hour-minute Moon hands that are coated in Super-LumiNova.
The subdial hands are 18K yellow gold or varnished matt white, and the central chronograph hand is also varnished white with a red tip. 05:34 GMT is printed in red indicating the time that Cernan made the final step on the moon, while the 9 oclock subdial is distinguished by a representation of the God Apollo and the moon etched in PVD in a chrome colour. The watch has a stainless steel bracelet and is driven by the iconic OMEGA calibre 1861. The caseback is engraved with 45th ANNIVERSARY, Limited Edition and a unique number. It also has an embossed Apollo XVII patch, APOLLO XVII and a tribute to Gene Cernan.
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We will do all that we can to resolve any issues swiftly and amicably and ensure you get the best. The item "SPEEDMASTER APOLLO 17 45TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION Boxed MINT Condition" is in sale since Tuesday, April 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches". The seller is "fullywound" and is located in Folkestone.This item can be shipped worldwide.