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Swatch — omega “Mission to Mars” [VIDEO] HANDS-ON

  1. Robert-Jan Editor of Fratellowatches.com Mar 23, 2022

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    Meet the Omega × Swatch Speedmaster MoonSwatch. A watch made of bioceramic (a unique mix of two-thirds ceramic and one-third material derived from castor oil) that looks very similar to the famous and iconic Moonwatch by Omega. As we’re pretty fond of Speedmasters ourselves here at Fratello, let’s have a look at this new MoonSwatch […]

    Visit [Video] Hands-On: The New Omega × Swatch Speedmaster MoonSwatch “Mission to Mars” to read the full article.
     
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  2. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Mar 23, 2022

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    At $260USD and unlimited production I really like this, if you’ve got younger kids who aren’t ready for an Omega yet this is an awesome gift for them too. I think I’ll be getting one of these myself but I reckon every kid of a Moonwatch owner is going to get one these for a birthday present too at some point.

    I’m so glad this isn’t limited, I’m sure some people will try to scalp them early but just be patient and let supply catch up so you don’t pay over MSRP.
     
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  3. RubenDhae Mar 23, 2022

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    Are you sure it's unlimited?
     
  4. boldtext Mar 23, 2022

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    Despite being annoyed that I can't get one, I like how they are making it a pain for resellers. Nothing is worse than having bots buy every single one of them and then control the supply.

    When supply catches up I'd like to get one. Notice how they said "for now" when talking about where to buy. These will be available online eventually.
     
  5. rcs914 Mar 23, 2022

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    I'd like to think that is the case. I have no Swatch boutique near me.
     
  6. shoota70 Mar 23, 2022

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    I can’t believe I’m saying “boutique” for Swatch but I called a couple and it’s in person only. Was told starting Saturday morning.
     
  7. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Mar 23, 2022

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    RJ replied on the Fratello article that it is definitely not limited, its a regular production model
     
  8. SkunkPrince Mar 23, 2022

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    I want one. No store near me, I don't think. Help out a brother! Red one as pictured would be my first choice.
     
  9. blufinz52 Hears dead people, not watch rotors. Mar 23, 2022

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    Call me a stick in the mud, but they're nothing I would wear.
     
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  10. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Mar 23, 2022

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    I like them.
    Touch young for me. ( If I was 20 and Instagram trendy :whistling: )

    But smart marketing for getting young ones into watches instead of Apple Watches :thumbsup:
     
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  11. cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Mar 23, 2022

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    Not sure I like the idea of this, especially with large variety that they are going to produce.
    Will just have to see how it works out.
     
  12. Scooterino36 Mar 23, 2022

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    G-Shock killer?
     
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  13. kelsey Mar 23, 2022

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    Like a lot. No swatch shop within thousands of kms of me so unobtainable :(
    I’m fine though plenty of real Speedmasters in my collection can’t see myself having wrist time for these. Not a quartz fan either.

    Great idea and awesome looking.
     
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  14. shoota70 Mar 23, 2022

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    No
     
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  15. Lou P YaY! Mar 23, 2022

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    RJ said "mission to Uranus..."
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    Edited Mar 24, 2022
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  16. Watch my Whisky Mar 23, 2022

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    I’d love to see the Mission to Uranus.
     
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  17. Omega D Mar 23, 2022

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    Why did we spend thousands of pounds on an Omega, so they put the name on a plastic Swatch watch?

    I wonder what they are smoking in Omega headquarters?
     
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  18. Dan S Mar 23, 2022

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    Are you worried your Omega wasn’t a good investment?
     
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  19. Nepomuceño Mar 23, 2022

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    Hmmmm it's also not plastic. It's bioceramic according to the helpful write-up. Also I don't see a problem with it. Nice entry level and heck it gets people of a younger generation interested in the lineage of the Speedmaster.
     
  20. kip595 Mar 23, 2022

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    This is definitely on my "what the heck will people think of these in ten years - will we remember these in ten years??" list. :coffee: