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2020 Omega Speedmaster Professional Silver Snoopy 50th Anniversary Review + Luxury Preowned Watches

Contact tmosso@thewatchbox.com for pricing and availability; Either I have it, or I can get it! Tim Mosso reviews the 2020 Omega Speedmaster “Silver Snoopy 50th Anniversary” Moonwatch on today’s edition of “Wake Up with Watches!” The famous Omega Moonwatch “Silver Snoopy” award commemorative model launched in its third edition to celebrate fifty years since Omega’s key role in the safe return of NASA’s crippled Apollo 13 spacecraft. Now equipped with a sterling silver dial, an animated caseback, and the new Master Chronometer Moonwatch caliber 3861, the Omega “Silver Snoopy” has never been more sought. The two prior editions of the Omega Speedmaster Silver Snoopy arrived in 2003 (5,441 pieces) and 2015 (1,970 pieces). The Charles Schulz-inspired Speedmaster achieved unexpected superstardom a few years after the launch of the 2015 model watch; by 2020, the second-generation Silver Snoopy watch had become an investment-grade purchase and second only to Rolex’s Daytona and Patek’s 5711 among sports watch market fixations. Omega’s third generation Speedmaster Silver Snoopy is the first to be offered without the constraints of a limited edition, but Omega seems intent on limiting supply and retaining an aura of occasion around those units that are delivered. For the first time, an animated case back features a rotating planet Earth that is driven by the constant-seconds pinion, and an image of Snoopy in an Apollo Command and Service Module traces an orbit around the lunar landscape when the chronograph is running. The case back is crafted of sapphire, and the image of the Moon has been crafted from deposited metal powder. On the dial side, an image of Snoopy in astronaut garb sits at nine o’clock, and the specific rendition of the character was drawn by Schulz expressly for NASA’s use in its internal “Silver Snoopy” award program for excellence in performance or product quality by NASA suppliers. This dial is made of precious metal sterling silver, boasts applied indices and Omega logo, and combines a color palette of silver and blue for dramatic effect. The crystal is sapphire, and the bezel insert is composed of blue ceramic. Omega caliber 3861, first shown on the 2019 Apollo XI 50th Anniversary watch, now takes its place as the standard Moonwatch caliber. Although still based on the Lemania 1873 ebauche, the 3861 now includes an extra two hours of power reserve (50), a free-sprung balance, a free sprung balance, a co-axial escapement, a silicon hairspring, and a METAS-based Master Chronometer certification. • 21:58 Arnold & Son TES Tourbillon Sapphire Bridge 1SJAW.V01A.C129W while gold, blue dial $64,950 • 11:42 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 14790ST.OO.0789ST.10 (steel, silver dial) $22,950 • 18:27 De Bethune DB28 Digitale DB28DN (jump hour, moonphase) $59,950 • 29:57 F.P. Journe Repetition Souveraine minute repeater, power reserve, steel case o Email tmosso@thewatchbox.com for pricing • 08:37 Laurent Ferrier Galet Square Regulateur LCF033.R5.3NG1.1 $41,950 • 27:43 Omega Constellation Globemaster Annual Calendar 130.33.41.22.02.001 $6,950 • 00:39 Omega Speedmaster Professional Silver Snoopy 50th Anniversary $33,950 o Silver Snoopy 3, Apollo 13, 310.32.42.50.02.001 • 15:04 Patek Philippe 3970G Perpetual Calendar Chronograph (white gold, silver dial) $94,950 • 25:02 Patek Philippe 5059P-001 Perpetual Calendar Retrograde (officer’s watch) $44,950 • 32:24 Ressence Type 3W (regulator, day-date, white dial) $22,500 • 06:50 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Milgauss 116400GV green sapphire $8,950 • 06:06 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona 116519LN diamond dial, Oysterflex $41,950 • 03:23 Zenith Chronomaster Sport 03.3100.3600/21.C822 (black dial, leather strap) o Email tmosso@thewatchbox.com for pricing Please subscribe to our channel for the best luxury watch reviews on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/WatchBoxReviews/?sub_confirmation=1 Visit our website at www.thewatchbox.com for the latest pre-owned luxury watch arrivals and industry-leading value in previously loved luxury timepieces.