Baselworld 2018: The Crater Is You! Omega Speedmaster ‘dark Side Of The Moon’ Apollo 8 Chronograph Lunar Watch

In 1968, the astronauts on Apollo 8 became the first people to see the dark side of the moon with their own eyes. Fifty years later, OMEGA pays tribute to this task with the launch of a new chronograph. This highly collectible watch is based on the famous lunar watch equipped with the 1861 calibre, decorated with unique and gorgeous decoration, and also equipped with a see-through dial.

OMEGA, which has deep roots in the mission to the moon, launched a new lunar watch in 2018 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission.

This Speedmaster watch is lined with a black perforated leather strap with yellow rubber lining. Its unique design is in the same vein as the Apollo 8 pioneering spirit. The entire watch is made of stylish black ceramic, and the dial is perspectively treated to present the black movement in the watch. The most striking thing is that the movement beautifully displays a realistic lunar surface image by laser. The surface of the movement’s splint on the side of the watch represents the bright view of the moon full of craters. Represents the side of the earth looking towards the moon.

The watch is made of black ceramic with a black movement inside, and the chronograph hands should be highlighted in yellow to enhance the visual effect by contrast.

The watch features yellow lacquered chronograph hands, while the tachymeter scale and crown are coated with white Super-LumiNova. The words ‘Speedmaster’ and ‘Tachymetre’ are also designed in yellow.

The edge of the transparent case back is engraved with a classic quote from the astronaut Jim Lovell during the mission to strengthen the connection with the theme. At the same time, the precise structure of 1869 can be seen under the case

The 1869 movement is a gorgeously decorated new version of Omega’s famous 1861 movement. The brand uses lasers to engrav the front and back of the movement with three-dimensional patterns like craters.

In addition due to James. In front of the dark moon before Apollo 8 departed from Lovell, Jim Lovell said to the ground control center that the last sentence was ‘WE’LL SEE YOU ON THE OTHER SIDE’ We will meet you again on the other side) and become a classic bridge in this task, so the watch is also engraved with the words on the transparent bottom cover to highlight the creative origin. The laser on the surface of the case back shows the dark side of the moon that only astronauts can see, and on the one hand it also displays the 1869 movement inside the watch.

Speedmaster ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Apollo 8 Lunar Lunar Watch

Ceramic material / 1869 manual winding movement / hours, minutes, small seconds display / chronograph function / sapphire crystal, transparent bottom cover / waterproof 50 meters / table diameter 44.25mm

Tag Heuer Becomes The Official Timekeeper And Official Watch Of The French Professional Football League

Tag Heuer, the Swiss pioneer watch brand, has become the official timekeeper and official watch of the French Professional Football League (LFP). This is following the Super League with England Football League (and Manchester United Football Club), German Football League A, Spanish Football League A, Major League Soccer, Caltex-Australia Football Club, Asian Football Federation, China Football Association Super After the League, the Japan Professional Football League, and the recent International Champions Cup in the United States, a new partnership between Tag Heuer has further strengthened the brand’s position in international football.

   In the French Super Cup against Paris Saint-Germain in Monaco, Tag Heuer and the French Professional Football League announced a partnership. TAG Heuer will become the official timekeeper and official watch for all Ligue 1 events, consolidating the brand’s position in international football. This unique partnership enables Tag Heuer to appear in the French Football League, the French League Cup and the French Super Cup.
   Football is the most influential sport in France. The French Professional Football League provides a powerful media platform for brands by connecting TAG Heuer to all important events and TV channels, including Canal + Group and Bein Sports. In addition, the fourth official instruction board will also be decorated with the Tag Heuer brand logo.
   Jean-Claude Biver, head of the watch division of LVMH Group and CEO of TAG Heuer, said: ‘Football unites different generations and all levels and is a great medium for us to share passion, emotion, perseverance and team spirit. This partnership has won My heart is enough to represent the brand image of TAG Heuer in France. ‘
   Didier Quillot, Executive General Manager of the French Professional Football League, added: ‘We are very pleased that the French Professional Football League and Tag Heuer have reached a cooperation agreement. Like other top European leagues, the French Professional Football League has signed a contract with the distinguished sponsor of Tag Heuer, and They will also benefit from the popularity of Ligue 1. ‘
   TAG Heuer has been using the brand’s technical expertise for competitive sports to further push the boundaries of timing. From racing cars to football to eight major international marathons, TAG Heuer is one of the most popular brands in sports timing.