A special edition reference in the Mission Moon | Series Two line of 250 total timepieces. Reference MM250-2-SB was made available for a limited time in 2022 exclusively on the TWC website. Serial Numbers (No.225-250) were reserved for this special edition featuring blued steel cathedral-style hands and a silver guilloche dial. Hartwig Balke remastered the 7751 movement caliber to achieve chronometer-grade accuracy and allow for simplified operation of the day, date, month, 24-hour, 12-hour, moonphase, and chronograph counting functions.
The Mission Moon is a full-calendar chronograph for collectors seeking maximum utility from a mechanical tool watch. This second series of the Mission Moon continues to respect the design and structural principles of Towson’s infamous Mission M250 space chronometer, but boasts an even more impressive array of full-calendar complications with a 7751 caliber. Assembled and decorated in-house in Baltimore, MD. The guilloche dial vests a moonphase window, date-calendar, hour/minute counter sub-dials, day/ month windows, tachymeter, and a 24-hour scale. The Mission Moon MM250-2 is limited to 250 individually-numbered MM250-2 timepieces, available in several custom variant references.
The Mission Moon was evolved from our original Mission M250 chronograph, an instrument made for NASA astronauts at the start of the new millenium. It was Towson Watch Company’s first commercial series. Prior to launching the first collection of 25 timepieces, several served as a faithful companion to astronauts aboard the Endeavor aircraft on a NASA STS-99 mission, which mapped the earth’s surface from the south of Greenland to the northern edge of the Antarctic in 2000. The latest adoptions to this limited Mission Moon Collection of 100 timepieces retain the elegant, confident, and explorative traits characteristic of our "Mission Collection" while bolstering the practicality for whom this timepiece was intended to be of service to, space travelers.