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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 15

    Omega. A Very Fine and Rare Stainless Steel Chronograph Wristwatch with Bracelet

    SIGNED OMEGA, SPEEDMASTER, PROFESSIONAL, MOVEMENT NO. 26’075’350, CASE REF. 145012-67 SP, MANUFACTURED IN 1968

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    Omega. A Very Fine and Rare Stainless Steel Chronograph Wristwatch with Bracelet
    Signed Omega, Speedmaster, Professional, Movement No. 26’075’350, Case Ref. 145012-67 SP, manufactured in 1968
    MOVEMENT: manual, Cal. 321, 17 jewels, metal dust cap
    DIAL: black, luminous baton numerals, outer fifths of a second divisions, luminous baton hands, three sunken engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, crystal etched with OMEGA symbol
    CASE: tonneau-shaped, black bezel with tachymeter scale calibrated to a maximum of 500 units, fluted lugs, screw back with engraved seahorse logo, SPEEDMASTER and OMEGA symbol, OMEGA crown, two wide round chronograph buttons in the band, 42 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial, movement
    BRACELET/CLASP: stainless steel OMEGA bracelet stamped 1039 & 1/68, deployant clasp, overall approximate length 18.5 cm


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    According to the Omega Archives, the present watch was completed on 17th May 1968 and delivered to Colombia.

    The reference 145012 appeared on the wrists of several astronauts on the Apollo 11 and 14 missions. It is the last model to be fitted with the caliber 321 movement. The case had some subtle technical improvements from the preceding reference 105.012 mainly to increase water resistance. The “SP” in the case reference refers to “Spécial Poussoirs”, the new pushers that are screwed into the caseband with slightly taller caps. The caseback now has a single bevel rather than double.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    SPEEDMASTER PRE-MOON 145012-67 SP