29 12, 2021

The Omega Speedmaster given by the Apollo 11 crew to the last Shah of Persia

Di |2021-12-29T11:44:31+01:00December 29th, 2021|

Passed under the radar of much of the world watchmaking community, we tell you the story of the Omega Speedmaster given by the Apollo 11 team during their 1969 "Giant Leap Tour" to the last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. 1969, The Apollo 11 Astronaut World Tour Dubbed the "Giant Leap" by NASA, the Apollo 11 World Tour began on September 29 [...]

12 11, 2021

“The Geneva Watch Auction: XIV” | The 10 watches that crossed the Million mark in the Phillips auction

Di |2022-02-02T14:28:54+01:00November 12th, 2021|

One of the hottest weekends in the world of watch auctions has just ended. With a total proceeds of 74.5 million dollars, "Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo" achieves the highest grossing in the history of watch auctions. Exactly 12 lots have exceeded the fateful threshold of 1 million Swiss francs (CHF) and among these we will have the honor to present the ten most [...]

11 11, 2021

Omega Speedmaster CK 2915-1 sold at a record price at PHILLIPS!

Di |2021-11-12T09:13:21+01:00November 11th, 2021|

Among the record results achieved during the Phillips x Bacs & Russo auction "The Geneva Watch Auction XIV", the one obtained by the Omega Speedmaster CK 2915-1, sold for the record amount of CHF 3.115.500, exceeded the auction price estimated at between 80.000 and 120.000 Swiss francs. The Speedmaster was born in 1957 by Mr. Pierre Moinat and Claude [...]

24 02, 2021

From the birth of the Omega Speedmaster to the new Moonwatch CoAxial Master Chronometer

Di |2021-03-14T12:38:43+01:00February 24th, 2021|

https://youtu.be/3kTwJ9JguMU Con l'introduzione della nuova referenza di Omega Speedmaster presentata poche settimane fa, abbiamo pensato di esaminare alcune delle referenze più significative della storia del leggendario Moonwatch. In questo episodio, assieme al collezionista e tecnico orologiaio Karim Marchi, prima di arrivare a soffermarci sui nuovi modelli, faremo un grande salto nel tempo per [...]

21 08, 2020

Valentino Rossi wears an OMEGA Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon “Pitch Black” in his 25th season of MotoGP

Di |2020-08-21T11:52:48+01:00August 21st, 2020|

I have to admit, despite the past seasons, this year I didn't follow a MotoGP race. Either for an anomalous calendar due to Covid-19, apparently staggered, or because as a Valentino fan - I admit - I feel bad about seeing him less and less competitive. Anyway, this weekend I stumbled upon the post-race highlights of the Austrian GP. Race marked in particular [...]

30 05, 2020

The OMEGA Speedmaster writes history aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon

Di |2020-05-30T22:45:38+01:00May 30th, 2020|

Elon Musk's SpaceX made history on Saturday May 30, with the inaugural launch of two NASA astronauts into orbit aboard a private company spacecraft. The last US-registered flight dates back to 8 July 2011 when the Space Shuttle Endeavor was launched from US soil. It was the twenty-fifth space mission for the United States of America and thanks to [...]

12 05, 2020

"Came from the '69" | El Primero, Monaco and Speedmaster, which one would you like on your wrist?

Di |2020-05-12T11:07:45+01:00May 12th, 2020|

Born in 1969, they wrote the history of sports chronography and are today more beautiful than ever. Which one would you like on your wrist? In recent years the watchmaking houses have understood the importance of their Heritage, giving life to re-editions that have delighted the palate of many of those enthusiasts who look with a certain nostalgia at the dials and proportions of timepieces born almost half a century [.. .]

16 04, 2020

PERPETUAL Radio Episode 5: OMEGA, SNOOPY and the Apollo 13. Jacob & Co. Bugatti Chiron Tourbillon and the defeat of BASELWORLD

Di |2020-04-24T23:50:50+01:00April 16th, 2020|

Perpetual Radio is the first podcast in Italy of a magazine linked to the world of watchmaking and will be available on all major streaming platforms: Spreaker, YouTube, Spotify and Soundcloud. April 11 this year marked a double anniversary for us at Perpetual Passion. First of all, it marks the publication of our first article on our ma [...]

7 01, 2020

Introducing OMEGA SPEEDMASTER 321 in steel

Di |2020-01-07T22:20:58+01:00January 7th, 2020|

Could there have been a better #SpeedyTuesday? A few months after the introduction of the Caliber 321 on the OMEGA Speedmaster 321 Platinum, OMEGA introduces a new Speedmaster powered by the iconic caliber 321, the OMEGA SPEEDMASTER MOONWATCH 321 Steel “Ed White”. The new Moonwatch is the reissue of the Speedmaster ST 105.003, the legendary watch worn in 1965 during the Gemini IV mission by the astronau [...]

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