Omega Speedmaster X-33 Men’s Race Replica Watches UK

From launch, the Omega replica X-33 watches UK were intended to be a mission-specific tool and the case had been designed to offer the highest possible volume for the audible sound of the alarm, with Omega claiming an impressive 80 dB output. Perhaps even more to the point, the X-33 was capable of measuring up to 999 days of “mission time” and displaying the value as either a countdown or as an elapsed total.

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Eventually updated with a satin brushed bezel and a new crown in 2001, the X-33 was later discontinued for the public in 2006. Fast forward to December 2014 when Omega launches the third generation X-33 called, in full, the Omega Speedmaster Skywalker X-33. This new model forgoes the previous generation’s circular display for a more straightforward horizontal display with three segments, typically showing additional data (top), mode/function (at nine on the dial), and time or an active measure on the lower display. I won’t belabor the finer details of the X-33 as Jack wrote a hands-on story about a mostly similar X-33 back in 2015.

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The case

Like all of the third-gen X-33s, the Regatta is 45mm wide and 15.1 mm thick, with a case intricately carved from grade 2 titanium, a ceramic bezel, sapphire crystal, and 30 meters water resistance. While some have (understandably) taken issue with the limited water resistance rating, the X-33 is fully tested to this depth and their intended activities, such as sailing, aviation, and space travel, are largely best performed on or above the surface of the water.

Apart from a limited run of 2017 units and some blue and red coloring denoting its connection to the Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) sailing team, the main difference between a standard Omega X-33 speedmaster series fake watches and the X-33 Regatta is in the clever way that Omega has customized the functionality for America’s Cup racing. While the standard X-33 offers a Mission Elapsed Timer and a customizable alarm system based on elapsed time to notify of specific stages in a mission (called the Phase Elapsed Time), the X-33 Regatta allows for the specific timing and recording of the various stages of a regatta.

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Race button

Pressing the Race button at 10 o’clock, the X-33 Regatta transitions to countdown (CTD) mode, where a pre-set countdown measure (up to one hour) will track the starting time of a race. Regattas are won and lost in the starting phase, where boats synchronize some sort of timer (like a watch) with audible sounds that indicate the exact progression of time up to the start of the race. As the boats cannot just sit and wait in a line to start, they must establish a pattern and position of movement that allows them to cross the start line, at speed, precisely as the race begins.

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2017 marked the 60th Anniversary of the Omega Speedmaster limited edition copy watches, one of the most recognizable and popular watches and one that is also known as the “Moonwatch” by watch collectors and enthusiasts. Being a NASA certified instrument for all manned space missions won’t in itself suffice for a lasting success as that of the “Speedy.” No, it also took the Speedmaster’s evergreen and balanced aesthetic, highly comfortable fit, and excellent reliability. Throughout the years, we have seen the Speedmaster mature from tool watch to luxury timepiece. While among the most iconic pieces from major brands, it still remains as one of the most affordable.

Today, we are setting off on a course that will help us discover a few prominent production pieces and, with them, some fascinating chapters in Speedmaster history. Not trying to create a definitive guide here by any stretch of the imagination, just enough to help you converse with other Speedy fans and discover more of the near-infinite number of minute details the Moonwatch took on over its last 60 years.

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The fascination of collecting and learning about the Moonwatch comes from individual stories, trivia, history, and minor tweaks of design details, be it a font, bezel print, logo details, hands, or other stuff only those bitten hard by the Speedy-bug can appreciate. For a lot of us, the sense of satisfaction steps in when you are able to hold a conversation with other collectors, or when you become the expert at a birthday dinner, who can articulate further details on how a timepiece, so often overlooked, played a prominent role in some of NASA’s most challenging projects.

Coming up are our top choices of three iconic Speedmaster references, sort of an extension to this incredible selection of quint-essential Speedmasters by our David Bredan. But, we would love to hear what your favorite reference, further knowledge, or piece of trivia is, because we’d love to consider them for future articles. Be it a limited or special edition, or merely one of the references from the core collection, we know these few are everything but inclusive of all the Speedmaster has in store. Anyhow, let’s get started with these “Ultimate Ice Breakers For Your Next Watch GTG!”

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Let us begin with some quick basics about vintage Speedmasters:

1.The Omega Speedmaster cheap fake watches were introduced in 1957 as a sports chronograph to strengthen Omega’s positioning as the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games.
2.The name ‘Speedmaster’ was derived from Omega’s model naming convention, in line with the ‘Seamaster’ and ‘Railmaster.’ ‘Speed’ was chosen for its tachymeter…
3.The tachymeter scale of the Speedmaster is the first to ever appear on the bezel of any watch in the world.
4.The applied metal Omega logo can only be found on a handful of early Speedmaster references produced between 1957-1968, fitted with a cal. 321 movement – except for the 145.022 transitional model – you can read more about it here.

Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ Limited Edition Waterproof Fake Watches UK

One of Omega’s many sponsorships and partnerships is as Official Timekeeper of the Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) sailing team. For the 35th America’s Cup yacht race taking place this month, June 2017, the Swiss watch maker has announced a couple of limited edition watches including this Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ that the team members wear while actually racing. Compared to other collections from Omega, it’s been a while since we’ve talked about this interesting but rare family of digital, quartz-powered Omega watches.

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The Omega Speedmaster Skywalker X-33 replica watches UK were released in the ’90s, helping show that Omega wasn’t stuck in 1969 with the manually wound mechanical Omega Speedmaster Professional “Moonwatch” as their cutting-edge astronaut gear. But much like Breitling’s Professional line of watches, also with hybrid analog-digital displays, the Omega Speedmaster X-33 was also convincingly meant for professional aviation purposes. It remains a peripheral branch of the Speedmaster collection that particularly dedicated watch enthusiasts and brand enthusiasts can also enjoy.

There’s no reason, however, that it needs to be exclusively for aviation and aerospace, as the Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ Limited Edition watch shows. I felt it was worth mentioning that the sailing team members wear the Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ while on board as it does add some credibility to the watches’ intended practical use and durability (water-resistance aside). If you don’t follow regatta racing and aren’t clear on some of the physical rigors involved for people or watches on board one of these vessels in a race.

On a nylon fabric strap, the fake Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ Limited Edition is 45mm wide in Grade 2 titanium and water-resistant to 30m. This might cause some watchnerds to blink, as that is basically the minimum water-resistance rating for any modern watch, and this one is designed to be involved with watersports. Boats ideally stay on top of the water, yes, but 30m of water resistance refers to the water pressure below 30m of perfectly still water. We generally recommend that you don’t do anything wetter than washing your hands with a 30m-water-resistant watch – mostly dress watches. Granted, there are a bunch of buttons and spots where water ingress becomes a concern on the Omega Speedmaster X-33 Regatta ETNZ, and it seems like they are intended to actually be used – but even most G-Shocks come with 200m water-resistance.

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The quartz 5620 movement Omega replica watches inside powers the analog three-hand time telling with the addition of a countdown timer for regatta racing, along with a host of digital displays. If you didn’t know, the reason countdown timers are important to yacht racing and so often found on such watches is that boats get a running start (five minutes) before crossing the starting line that they need to time very carefully. The digital functions can show three time zones, chronograph, timer, (perpetual) calendar information, and two alarms. I will continue to say that negative LCD displays are just inferior to positive ones and can only be seen as a sacrifice of legibility for aesthetics. The regatta countdown timer is activated by the red button at 9 o’clock and triggers a series of alarms with recognizable ringing sequences (sounds stressful to me).

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional Chronograph Starmus Science Award Gold Leather Strap Replica Watches UK

For a newly announced partnership with the Starmus Science Festival and in support of its Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication award, Omega will present each of this year’s three winners with a special 18k yellow gold Omega Speedmaster replica watches UK. The association with a space and science festival like Starmus should make sense to anyone familiar with Omega and the Speedmaster’s history with NASA and its continued involvement in related projects. Let’s now look at the Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional Chronograph Starmus Science Award Gold watch, which is not available for sale, and its purpose for existing.

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Apart from all the gold and the engraved case back, this Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional Chronograph appears to be, in most ways, the classic Moonwatch – the Omega Speedmaster Professional. Here, the 42mm case, as well as the bezel, hands, and applied indices are 18k yellow gold. Essentially, anything that was either steel or white in color has been replaced with gold, including the tachymeter scale and the printed elements of the dial. Fully monochromatic, gold looks as lovely as ever paired with black here on the dial, bezel, and leather strap.

Although Omega cheap fake watches UK doesn’t give a lot of details on these specific limited models, we can assume that the specs are mostly consistent with the standard Moonwatch. Of course, inside is the manually wound Omega 1861 cam-actuated chronograph movement that is more or less the modern version of the movement that famously accompanied the NASA astronauts to the Moon.

As mentioned, the typical seahorse logo-engraved case back is replaced here with a special engraving for the Starmus Festival and the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication. The engraving matches the actual medal that winners will receive in addition to the watch. It depicts the first ever human spacewalk by Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov (who was most likely wearing a long-lost Soviet government-issued watch), with the “Red Special” guitar of Queen’s lead guitarist Brian May emerging from beyond the horizon, and the Starmus logo.

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Why Brian May’s electric guitar, you may ask? Mr. May also happens to have a doctorate in astrophysics and had a hand in founding the Starmus Festival along with Garik Israelian. That kind of makes him a rockstar in more than one sense of the word. The Starmus Festival has a mission of communicating about and promoting science to the public. The three Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication awards will go to three different categories; Science Writing, Films, and Music and Art. Finally, engraved around the edge of the case back are the words “Winner of the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication.”