Like the case, the dial of the new Omega Speedmaster Caliber 321 in 18k Canopus gold is nearly identical to the 1957 original, but elevates the familiar design with a more luxurious execution. The most obvious change comes in the sub-dials, which abandon the slanted recessed shape of the original model in favor of a steeper and more dramatic cutout design. Signature Speedmaster indices are also clearly altered, going beyond traditional printed lume plots to include applied rectangles in Canopus Gold. Other than those fine tweaks, the layout is more or less identical to the classic Speedmaster at a glance. The broad arrow handset, stepped dial, applied Replica Omega logo at 12 o'clock, and even the large font used for the brand emblem are all shared with the original model, but closer inspection reveals the lighter construction. adorned with the new model.
To achieve that dramatic piano black look, Omega crafts the dial from CNC machined polished onyx. Naturally, Omega powers this new Speedmaster in 18k Canopus gold with its hand-wound Caliber 321 movement. Rather than an evolution or reinvention From the classic Omega 321 caliber used from the 50s to the 70s, this new caliber 321 is a true reproduction of the original engine and has become a staple of high-end Speedmaster versions over the past. several years. Even the finish is pure vintage Omega, with the replica watches snake-adorned plates and bridges finished in brushed rose gold with gleaming gold highlights for the balance wheel and gear train. That said, Caliber 321 performance is also vintage-inspired with a slow 18,000 bph beat rate. However, this constant frequency gives the movement an astonishingly robust 55-hour power reserve. Replica Omega pairs the watch with a reproduction of the Speedmaster's classic "flat-link" bracelet in Canopus 18k gold. Featuring a precise blend of uniform brushing and polishing, this bracelet design gives the Speedmaster a versatile sporting edge in the initial images.Although it looks nearly identical to its 1957 ancestor at a glance, the new Replica Omega Speedmaster Caliber 321 in 18k Canopus gold elevates nearly every part of the design with luxurious new materials and finishes. The end result pays a fine tribute to 65 years of chronograph history, while potentially showcasing the future of high-end Speedmaster versions for years to come. The new Omega Speedmaster Caliber 321 in Canopus 18K gold is available for purchase now exclusively at Omega Boutiques. While it's not strictly a limited edition, production numbers will likely be much lower than the standard series thanks to its $81,000 MSRP. For more information, visit the brand's website.