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Man's first step on the moon. The 1969 Apollo 11 mission saw famed astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk their first steps on the moon with the Omega Speedmaster Professional strapped on their wrists.
The “Astronaut Appreciation Dinner” was celebrated with the launch of the 18K yellow gold Speedmaster BA145.022. The gold Speedmaster housed the Calibre 861 and was noted as Omega's very first commemorative numbered edition, limited to 1,014 models. These were produced from 1969 to 1973.
The very first of these was created for US President, Richard Nixon.
Omega celebrates the golden anniversary with the new Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Edition, limited to, 1,014 pieces.