The unique Bulova wrist Chronograph watch worn on the Moon in 1971, by Commander of Apollo 15 David Scott, sold at auction for US$1,625,000.
The astronauts that have stepped foot on the Moon, all have worn the standard Omega chronographs.
Above: The Bulova Wrist Chronograph worn by Commander David Scott on the Moon. Credit: RR Auction
A rare distinction that leaves Commander Scott’s here-offered EVA-3-worn Bulova Chronograph as the singular lunar surface watch in private hands.
The Bulova wrist Chronograph timepiece, that looks like the early Omega Speedmaster Chronograph, made available here for the first time, is an astounding specimen rife with aeronautical and horological history—a key piece inherent to Apollo 15’s success.
“Among the decisions I made, the monitoring of time was perhaps most important”
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BULOVA WRIST CHRONOGRAPH, model NUMBER 885104/01 2’509’052.
The Bulova Chronograph Worn by Scott on EVA-3 On his wrist as Commander Scott saluted the American flag at the start of EVA-3, was this invaluable Bulova Chronograph