Editor's note: Believe it or not, earlier this year I spent my first serious time with a Speedmaster on the wrist, in particular the*Omega Speedmaster CK 2998. This is how I went …* As far as famous watches go, the Speedmaster is way up there. And aside from its famous extraterrestrial exploits, it's also a real staple of the watch world, which is why a Speedy was a natural choice of wrist wear for my recent Swiss trip. The fact that this trip included spending some quality time with Omega only sealed the deal. The next question was: which Speedmaster? Well, in the end, my decision wasn't too hard, because even though you're spoiled for choice, I wanted a more classical iteration, and one with a mix of personality and versatility. So I plumped for the 2018 limited edition, the CK 2998. Once I put it on, it felt pleasingly petite. It measures 39.7mm across, so it's not really too small, but thanks to that broad black bezel, it wears smaller than you'd expect. It's also, thanks to the manual winder inside, thinner than the automatic chronographs I typically road test. It's a nice-feeling watch; present, but certainly not…

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