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OMEGA celebrates 50th anniversary of the moon landing with limited edition timepiece

In an exclusive ‘Golden Moments’ party this August, Swiss luxury watchmaker OMEGA celebrated the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with the launch of a very special timepiece and a truly star-studded party.

Taking guests back to the exact second when the two astronauts of the Apollo 11 took man’s very first steps on the moon, the glamorous event saw esteemed guests and honoured NASA hero Colonel Terry Virts in attendance, as well as Gregory Kissling, Head of Product Management at OMEGA Switzerland.

Right on theme, the event space was decked out in black and gold accents, to elegantly capture the golden age of space exploration which culminated the Apollo 11 mission 50 years ago. However, beyond the scientific phenomena, it is a very special anniversary for OMEGA specifically, as the brand is world-renowned for making the first watch to ever be worn on the moon.

To commemorate this feat, the event saw the launch of the OMEGA Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Limited Edition for the first time in Thailand. Celebrities and fellow Speedmaster lovers — including Unchisa Vacharapol, Pimlert-Jarujit Baiyoke, Chai Bulakul, Veekrit Palarit, ML. Korkrita Kritakara, Taron Liptapallop — got to admire this exclusive timepiece, which is now available in a very limited edition.

To the moon and back to Bangkok, scroll ahead for a sneak peek into the stellar event, complete with gold model astronauts, vintage OMEGA timepieces, a watch test bar, et al.

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OMEGA celebrates 50th anniversary of the moon landing with limited edition timepiece

Lisa Gries

Creative Content Director, Bangkok

Lisa is the Creative Content Director at Lifestyle Asia Thailand. When she’s not knees-deep in SEO analysis or editorial calendars, you’ll likely find her in downward-facing dog at the yoga studio, or immersed in conversation at a secret bar in China town. Lisa writes mostly on dining, travel, and pop-culture, and is a huge fan of soup dumplings, Riesling, and power napping — in exactly that order.


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