Six Decades of Counterfeit Omega Speedmaster

One of this year’s biggest watch-world stories is the 60th anniversary of the iconic Replica Omega Speedmaster. In this series of feature articles, we explore some of the collection’s milestones, decade by decade. This week, we look at models starting with the very first Speedmaster in 1957, up to the legendary Mark II and Alaska I prototype from 1969. 1957: The “Broad Arrow” The very first Omega Speedmaster was nicknamed the “Broad Arrow” due to its distinctive hands. It was also the first chronograph wristwatch in the world with its tachymeter scale on the bezel rather than printed on the dial – a feature designed with race car drivers in mind. Perhaps the most coveted of all the Speedmasters, it heralded many other collectible models to come.

The Replica Omega Speedmaster 38 mm – Simplicity Meets Iconic Design

The replica OMEGA Speedmaster is one of the most recognised chronographs in the world. Now, OMEGA introduces this refined 38 mm collection. The famous look and heritage is still at the heart of creation, but this time, the enduring design has been given a pure and new aesthetic touch. This model nicknamed “Cappuccino” is just one piece in the complete collection for both men and women. Its case is made from stainless steel and 18K SednaTM gold, while the strap has been made from taupe-brown leather. One of the watch’s most interesting features is the diamond-paved bezel that also includes a tachymeter scale on a brown aluminium ring. This dual design has enabled OMEGA to add the elegance of diamonds and also retain the sporty DNA of the original Speedmaster models. The copy omega watch features a bi-colour dial with unique oval subdials in brown. At a closer look, these oval subdials closely resemble OMEGA’s own brand logo. Continuing on the dial, an oval date window has been positioned at 6 o’clock and the “baton” hands and the indexes have been created from 18K SednaTM gold. The caseback has been stamped with the Speedmaster’s iconic Seahorse medallion, and on the…