Omega Speedmaster is regarded as the first watch that landed on the moon, so we usually call it “Moon Watch”. Actually Omega has a rich history like Rolex, its Speedmaster and Railmaster were considered to be two vintage series and the beginning of Omega’s legend. Certainly, it is not as popular as Rolex, but Omega has their own attractiveness, like this one, it absorbs a lot advantages of vintage Rolex while maintaining its own uniqueness. The Omega watch I am going to talk about is a replica, its reference number is 3188.8.131.52.01.002, from its bezel design, you guys immediately recognize it as a Speedmaster watch. Now let us see more details of it.
The whole replica watch is made of 316L stainless steel, it uses polish and brush craftmanship on case, as you can see, the lugs, chrono buttons as well as bezel edge, they are all smooth polished like a mirror, while the front bezel that is engraved with Tachymetre scales is brushed. The dial refers to the sandwiched structure of Panerai, all hour markers on the top disc is hollow out, while the disc at bottom is applied a layer of luminous material. Two subdials also have two levels, in a word, the replica has a more three-dimensional dial than other cheap Omega replicas. By the way, there is a small date window at 6 o’clock, it has white font in black background. Besides the Sandwiched dial, the chrono buttons are also very similar to the design of Rolex Paul Newman 6214.
From the case back, you can see how much effort the factory has made on this replica watch. There ae Omega logo and reference number being engraved on lugs, the see-through crystal back allows you to appreciate the most important part of the watch, it is a clone 9300 movement, the polished stripes, red engravings on auto rotor and movement plates are the same as genuine Omega 9300 calibre. With this movement, the replica has a full functional chronograph feature. The replica not only has no big difference with the genuine in outlook, but its movement is also 1:1 cloned, the correct color of balance wheel is a great example to explain this.
I forgot to shoot the lume photos of the replica, all hour markers have a dark blue lume light, while the hour and minute hands emit a light blue lume, you can check it by yourself in dark place, and the lume effect could last for a long time.