An replica Omega Speedmaster solid gold commemorative watch gifted to Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins sold for $765,000 at Heritage Auctions ) at the hammer price.
To celebrate the success of the Apollo 11 mission and the Speedmaster being the first watch to land on the moon, replica Omega has produced a limited edition Speedmaster solid gold watch (Model: BA145.022-69), the first 30 of which were presented as gifts to Those who made the moon landing possible.
Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins acquired the number 19, and the watch now belongs to an avid collector.
The personalised caseback is engraved with the name of astronaut Michael Collins, his Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 missions, and a poetic tribute to the spirit of space exploration, giving this Speedmaster a higher premium. value.