When comparing the Swiss watchmaking giants Rolex and Omega, this is a tighter race than the guitars mentioned. Rolex and Omega both have dive watches, dress watches, chronographs, and racing-themed watches in their catalogues.
Other Watchy Bits: Omega’s Silver Snoopy
Omega watches have been on the wrists of astronauts and engineers since they qualified for space missions back in 1965 and would later be the first watch on the moon in July of 1969. There are many variations of the Omega Speedmaster “Moonwatch,” but one version less often discussed is the Speedmaster “Silver Snoopy.”
Other Watchy Bits: The Valjoux 7750
Forty-eight years after its creation, the Valjoux 7750 finds itself the most ubiquitous automatic chronograph movement on the planet. I bet someone’s made some money from that.