OMEGA launches the Speedmaster "Silver Snoopy Award" 50th Anniversary

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OMEGA launches the Speedmaster
OMEGA launches the Speedmaster
OMEGA launches the Speedmaster
OMEGA launches the Speedmaster
OMEGA launches the Speedmaster
OMEGA launches the Speedmaster
OMEGA launches the Speedmaster
OMEGA launches the Speedmaster

In 1970, OMEGA received the coveted "Silver Snoopy Award" from the astronauts at NASA, recognising the brand's unique contributions to space exploration, as well as the Speedmaster's vital support during the rescue of Apollo 13. Exactly 50 years later, a special timepiece has been created in the occasion's honour. Combining animation with watchmaking art, this incredible Snoopy tribute has taken the OMEGA Speedmaster to new realms of design.

Our favourite beagle plays a prominent role within the timepiece, first appearing as an embossed silver medallion on the blue subdial at 9 o'clock. Here, he is shown wearing his famous spacesuit, in the exact style of the silver pin that NASA astronauts give to award recipients. The dial itself is also silver and laser-engraved with Ag925. It includes two more blue subdials, as well as blue PVD angle-shaped hour markers and hands. On the caseback, the tun really begins! This time, Snoopy has gone into orbit, thanks to his animated black and white Command and Service Module (CSM) on a magical hand. When the chronograph seconds hand is in use, Snoopy takes a trip around the mysterious far side of the moon - just like the Apollo 13 crew- with the lunar surface being decorated on the sapphire crystal using a unique microstructured metallisation.