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Unscripted Podcast No. 8: The Omega Speedmaster Cal. 321 ‘Ed White’ VS the Rolex Daytona

Unscripted Podcast No. 8: The Omega Speedmaster Cal. 321 ‘Ed White’ VS the Rolex Daytona

Omega Speedmaster Rolex Daytona

In this eighth episode of Watch Chronicler Podcast, I’d like to compare Omega’s new top-of-the-line chronograph, the Speedmaster cal. 321 ‘Ed White’ with Rolex’s iconic equivalent, the Daytona. Is the Omega Speedmaster really a competitor for the Rolex Daytona?

A few weeks ago, Omega announced the first use of its reissue of the iconic cal. 321 in a steel watch: the Omega Speedmaster Cal. 321 ‘Ed White’. With this watch, Omega has produced a Speedmaster which will be produced in very exclusive numbers and which contains a perfect recreation of the 1960s 321 calibre. It is also a replica of the Speedmaster 105.003 worn by Ed White during the first NASA EVA in 1965 during the Gemini IV mission.

Take a look at my full article about the release for the complete story and details

Omega Speedmaster Rolex Daytona
Copyright: Omega SA

However, with a price of CHF 13,000, one has to ask how this Omega Speedmaster compares to the Rolex Daytona. Perhaps more importantly, I would like to discuss how this watch is and isn’t a direct competitor for the aforementioned Rolex and why they are more different than they first seem.

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Read more about the new Omega Speedmaster Cal. 321 ‘Ed White’ on the Omega website and about the Rolex Daytona on the Rolex website.

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