This must be one of the most instantly recognizable watches of all time. World famous as the "moon watch" First watch into space ,First watch worn on the Moon and the watch chosen by NASA for every manned mission into space ! the list goes on
Yet many of you know this watch wasn't designed for space travel it was more as the name suggested designed for use in motor racing a sport rapidly gaining in popularity when this iconic watch was first released in 1957 a little over twenty years before this particular example left the same factory .
This piece from circa 1978 will make the best fortieth birthday gift in the very near future and is a stunning example with beautiful original dial ,hands case and even bracelet still with the NASA writing on the case back the links to the moon landings and space travel can not be overlooked