Launched five years ago, the all-ceramic Dark Side of the Moon is one of the most definitive Omega Speedmasters Replica Dark Side of the Moon of this generation. Back then the idea of an blacked-out Speedy would have seemed like an attempt to turn a tired workhorse trendy.
In keeping with the DSOTM series, the Apollo 8 still has the same 44.25mm zirconium oxide ceramic case. Though it’s significantly larger than the Moon Watch, the size is not apparent due to the Fake Omega Watches Ebay dark colour of the case and dial.
Practically everything on the outside is ceramic, including the bezel, crown, pushers and case back. The ceramic is sharply finished, with alternating brushed and mirrored polishing, giving it a precise surface that resembles metal. But that’s where the similarities end.
Unlike earlier DSOTM Speedmasters which were powered by the two-register, Best Omega Replica Watches Review Co-Axial calibre 9300, the Apollo 8 Speedmaster houses the old school, hand-wound cal. 1861, the same movement found in the current iteration of the classic Moon Watch. But while the mechanics remain the same, it has been specially decorated for the Apollo 8, and christened the cal. 1869.
The most distinctive change, however, is the skeletonised dial, revealing the movement’s blackened main plate – matched with blackened screws – itself also open-worked and decorated via a process of laser ablation to achieve a topologically accurate surface of the Moon; basically a miniature replica of the Moon on the dial. And the relief Retail Swiss Omega Fake Watches on the dial are also executed with laser ablation.