It’s hard not to love the Omega replica watch UK. It was part of one of the most significant moments in history. Even if you take away the historical significance, it’s still a beautiful and highly capable chronograph – really, what more could you ask for in a watch? It tells a great story, and it looks great on the wrist. But if you have to pick just one best quality Omega Speedmaster replica watch to join your collection, how can you possibly choose? There are so many different versions, each with its own merit. Some, like the Gemini IV 40th Anniversary Limited Edition we have here today, up the ante on the historic and cultural ties. However, this variation also has an equally eye-catching design – it’s a double threat.
NASA developed the Gemini program as an intermediate step between the Mercury and Apollo programs. Its objective was to use a two-man spacecraft to perfect methods of reentry and landing, which would later be crucial to the first lunar landing. The name “Gemini” comes from the third constellation in the zodiac, which features twin stars as a nod to the two astronauts. The Gemini IV mission took place in June of 1965 with astronauts Edward White and James McDivitt. Despite the proposed purpose of the mission, it ultimately resulted in the first-ever extra-vehicular activity or the first spacewalk. Here, White spent over half an hour outside the spacecraft with none other than a luxury super clone Omega Speedmaster strapped to his spacesuit.
The blue dial replica Speedmaster Moonwatch Gemini IV 40th Anniversary Limited Series commemorates the 40th anniversary of this occasion with a striking blue color scheme that extends to the dial and bezel as well as a special red caseback with the text “Gemini 4 First Space Walk” and “McDivitt White.” If you’ve always wanted a Speedy but have been looking for one that adds a little something special to the standard design, this limited edition of 2,005 pieces would be a great option – learn more here.