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Detailed Review With The Replica Omega Speedmaster First Omega In Space' Replica

The Omega Speedmaster “First Omega In Space''replica watch, a watch inspired by a historically important model worn in space on October 3, 1962, by U.S. astronaut Walter Schirra – an event to which the new model owes its name. It certainly looks the part, but how does it feel on the wrist?

The stainless steel case of Omega Speedmaster 'First Omega In Space' Swiss replica watch measures 39.7 mm, which is 2-3 mm smaller than most of the Speedmaster watches currently in production, and the watch itself is very well proportioned. The watch, like most Speedmasters, is so comfortable it's easy to forget you're wearing it.

The lack of protection the tachymeter scale receives, means the Omega Speedmaster 'First Omega In Space'replica watch is prone to scratches, while the box design of the sapphire crystal – say goodbye to hesalite – has the potential of catching edges at a bad angle. Wear it reasonably carefully, and none of these will be an issue of course.

Omega Speedmaster replica watches were designed with the scale on the bezel to give the watch the intended sporty look OMEGA were after. The FOIS still retains a lot of the motorsports inspiration and look that characterized early Speedmasters. Add to that a brown leather strap and you feel like you're in Monza, about to grab the wheel of 335 S Spider Scaglietti. This is a look should age very well as the leather of the new strap loses its shine with passing years.

The case back of Omega Speedmaster 'First Omega In Space'replica watch is probably where the re-edition differs most noticeablys from the original. A portal into the past of the watch, it pays homage to Schirra’s own. It features a screw-down case back embossed with the words “First Omega In Space,” the date of Schirra’s space flight, and the original 1962 execution of the OMEGA Hippocampus.

The Omega Speedmaster 'First Omega In Space'replica watch is available in steel; Diameter, 39.7 mm; Water resistance 50 meters; Solid screw-down case back. Dial, black. Tachymeter, black.