Velociphile ponders the idea of a Speedmaster with a bezel. The improvements would be obvious and manifold, but Omega knows that if they re-jigger the style too much, they’ll piss off the thousands and thousands of new people each year who buy the Speedmaster Professional the same way record companies know that folks will go to college and buy Dave Matthew’s CDs – A back catalog is a precious commodity. Anyway, wouldn’t it be nice?
A bezel would have given them 3 separate timing systems, a slow to work out one (hour and minute time), a quick one (bezel) and an accurate and fast one (chrono).
Ultimate Speedmaster (more) [Velociphile]
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