CASE DIAMETER: 39mm
CASE MATERIAL: STAINLESS STEEL
BRACELET MATERIAL: STAINLESS STEEL
The Omega Speedmaster Day-Date MK40 was forged with watch enthusiasts in mind, daringly blending functionality and aesthetics. Underneath the classic Speedmaster exterior lies a wellspring of utility, powered by the calibre Omega 1151. This movement offers not only the standard time and chronograph functionality, but also a full calendar set, including day, date, and month complications neatly arranged around the dial.
The day and month windows situated at 12 o'clock, a date sub-dial at 3 o'clock, a 24-hour indicator at 9 o'clock, and small seconds at 6 o'clock serve to differentiate this Speedmaster from its more minimalist siblings. The triple-register layout, coupled with these complications, transforms the dial into an information-rich command centre for the wrist, all the while maintaining admirable legibility and aesthetic balance.
Contrasting beautifully against the black dial, the luminous stick hour markers have faded to a creamy hue and the silvery-white baton hands ensure optimal readability, even in reduced light conditions. In true Speedmaster fashion, the tachymeter scale adorns the bezel, facilitating speed calculations – a nod to its racing heritage. The integrated bracelet, seamlessly transitioning from the case, lends the watch a fluid, cohesive appearance.
The watch comes as a full set including a recent service, apart from the full link concealed clap bracelet, this watch comes with an Omega deployment clasp and leather strap, making this particular example a watch to wear on any occasion.
The Omega Speedmaster Day-Date MK40 is a watch of many faces: a chronograph, a day-date complication, and a 24-hour indicator, all packaged within a Speedmaster, a watch collection known for its legendary journey to the moon. It is a testament to Omega's dedication to horological innovation and their willingness to chart new territories, even within the well-trodden paths of their most iconic collections.