Omega Speedster Professional Watch Owned by Astronaut Alan Bean Sells for $50,000

Earlier today, the seventh annual Space History auction from Bonhams to place — on the very same date that marks the 50th anniversary of America’s first spacewalk. Among the many rare and coveted items up for auction was astronaut Alan Bean’s 18-karat gold Omega Speedmaster Professional watch.  The timepiece fetched $50,000. During the Apollo 12 mission, Captain…

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Omega Watches Joins Forces with Orbis International to Help the Sightless

By Kyle Kaplan Last week, at the New York Historical Society, OMEGA brand Ambassador, Cindy Crawford, captivated an audience of humanitarians with than just her signature beauty and OMEGA Constellation Star timepiece. Along with Orbis International, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality eye care and treating preventable blindness, Crawford hosted the premier of…

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Omega Watches’ Brand Ambassador Rory McIlroy Wins 96th PGA Champion – Golf at its Finest

Wow. In Kentucky it has been a long weekend wrought with rain, rivers of water on the course and humidity. But it was also a great game of golf. So, after weather ays, balls gone astray into water hazards, bunkers and the crowd, and nail-biting neck-in-neck finishes, the winner is Rory McIlroy. The 23 year old Irish lad has definitively…

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Omega Unveils Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 LE watch to honor the 45th Anniversary of Man’s First Step on the Moon – Which I recall Perfectly …

I may be giving away too much information here, but, why not? I remember watching the televised landing of the Apollo 11 lunar module in 1969, and the next day’s adventurous steps as two astronauts descended the ladder of the module and stepped foot on the moon’s surface. I was a kid, on vacation with…

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