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Omega takes us to the Dark Side with their new moonwatch

Omega takes us to the Dark Side with their new moonwatch
From TechCrunch - March 21, 2018

Omega has just announced a new version of their iconic Moonwatch, the chronograph that was worn most notably by Neil Armstrong on the surface of the moon. Their new model, the Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8, features the traditional Moonwatch design with a few unique tweaks.

The has an exhibition backyou can see the movement through a glass crystalas well as a skeletonized face. The bridgesthe pieces that hold the gears in placeare laser etched with a representation of the lunar surface and blackened for effect. It contains a manual wind mechanical movement and, while there is no pricing yet, should come in at about $9,000.

The back of the case features an interesting quote. From the release:

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