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Celebrating History with the Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Apollo XVII 40th Anniversary

In 1972, the world witnessed the final chapter of NASA's Apollo program with the historic Apollo 17 moon landing. Omega commemorates this historic event with the limited edition Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Apollo XVII 40th Anniversary (reference number 311.30.42.30.99.002). This article explores the significance of the 1972 moon landing, the exclusivity of this timepiece, and the enduring legacy of the Apollo program.


The Historic Apollo 17 Mission:

Apollo 17, NASA's final lunar mission, launched on December 7, 1972, with astronauts Eugene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt, and Ronald Evans. Cernan, the last person to walk on the moon, left a poignant mark by inscribing his daughter's initials into the lunar surface. The mission marked the end of an era in human space exploration.


Omega's homage to the Apollo 17 Mission:

The Apollo program was a testament to human ingenuity, pushing the boundaries of exploration. The Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Apollo XVII encapsulates this legacy, serving as more than a timepiece—it's a link to the audacious spirit that defined the Apollo era.


The Apollo XVII Moonwatch features a 42mm stainless steel case housing the manual-winding Omega caliber 1861 movement. The 925 silver dial is embossed with the same design as the Apollo XVII patch. The caseback reads 'The Last Man On The Moon' adding an extra layer of homage, and also features it's limited edition number of the 1,972 issued.



The Omega Speedmaster Apollo XVII in conclusion:

The Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Apollo XVII 40th Anniversary edition is not just a watch; it's a piece of history that encapsulates the spirit of lunar exploration. With its limited edition status and ties to the Apollo 17 mission, this timepiece is a wearable reminder of humanity's boundless potential. Wear it proudly and carry the legacy of lunar exploration wherever life takes you.


Find our Speedmaster Apollo XVII HERE.











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