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Omega watch owned by Apollo 11 astronaut ticks to $765K at Heritage
DALLAS – An Omega Speedmaster watch soared beyond pre-auction expectations when it sold for a record $765,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ Fine Watches & Timepieces Signature® Auction June 1. The sale totaled $3,352,567, with 1,117 bidders vying for the event’s 210 lots.
Apollo 11 astronaut’s Omega Speedmaster ready for liftoff at Heritage, June 1
DALLAS – An out-of-this-world Omega watch that was made for and given to one of the astronauts aboard the first manned mission to the moon will appear in Heritage Auctions’ Fine Watches & Timepieces Signature® Auction on Wednesday, June 1. It is estimated at $15,000-$1 million. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Omega Speedmasters entered in Annmaris Auctions event March 18
TAMPERE, Finland – Two Omega Speedmaster wristwatches, which were prizes awarded to the winning driver and navigator in a 1959 road rally, will be sold Sunday, March 18, at an Annmaris Auctions’ jewelry and watches auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Daniel Craig views making of new 007 Omega watch
BIEL/BIENNE, Switzerland – Actor Daniel Craig has made a special visit to the heart of the Swiss watchmaking industry for the inauguration of the Omega factory in Villeret. Craig, who reprises his role as James Bond in SPECTRE, the 24th Bond adventure, was given a guided tour, as well as exclusive access to the factory’s […]