The Omega Speedmaster Replica was merely a highly capable chronograph intended, as its name suggested, for timing motorsport laps. And in the world of motorsport, few names are as highly revered as Michael Schumacher.
The white ‘Panda’ dial was clearly the most sought after, and one look will tell you why. With its black sub-dials over the cream-colored face, and a red encircling minute track, it could easily be mistaken for that mythical beast, the Paul Newman Daytona.
The steel asymmetrical case stays at 42mm Luxury Omega Replica, with the familiar mix of brushed and polished surfaces. Turn it over and you will find the brand’s Hippocampus logo engraved in the middle, with ‘Michael Schumacher The Legend’ in red around the outside.
Omega Speedmaster Speedy Tuesday ‘Ultraman’ 2
This new Grade One Replica watch was packed with orange accenting – on the ‘Speedmaster’ signature, above each hour marker, on the ‘TACHYMETRE’ script along the bezel as well as the first three minutes of the right hand sub dial, on both the NATO and leather strap with which it was supplied, and on the chronograph seconds hand.
Shine the light on the watch and you unveil the silhouette of his mask, in orange of course. Coupled with all that were a host of nostalgic design touches, such as the step dial, the retro Omega Replica logo and the DON bezel.
Inside, the manually-wound Caliber 1861 provides the power, itself the modern, cam-controlled version of the Caliber 321 from the original Ultraman models.