The Rolex that wasn’t tough enough for the Moon 🌚 🌝

Jan 10, 2019,04:20 AM

Just read an interesting article on Fratello that the Rolex 6238 and the Longines-Wittnauer 235T were the other two contestants to go to the moon. But the Omega Speedmaster Cal 321 prevailed.

I’m happy Rolex didn’t win this. They are strong enough as it is and if they would have been chosen to be the Moonwatch supplier I don’t know if we would have the Omega as we know it today.

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I am not that much into RLX but this one was - and still is - on my radar for a long time.

 By: HSTE : January 10th, 2019-13:01
Fabulous watch. Would love to own the watch „that did not make it“. Cheers, HSTE

Just don’t board a NASA rocket ;-) [nt]

 By: Arie - Mr Orange : January 10th, 2019-14:45

Not to the moon

 By: tactictac : January 10th, 2019-16:16
but James Bond Watch... ...  

Which movie? [nt]

 By: Arie - Mr Orange : January 10th, 2019-17:09