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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 16

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

    SIGNED OMEGA, SPEEDMASTER, PROFESSIONAL, MOVEMENT NO. 30’586’515, CASE REF. 145022-69 ST, MANUFACTURED IN 1970

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    Omega. A Very Fine and Rare Stainless Steel Chronograph Wristwatch with Bracelet
    Signed Omega, Speedmaster, Professional, Movement No. 30’586’515, Case Ref. 145022-69 ST, Manufactured in 1970
    MOVEMENT: manual, Cal. 861, 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 1171/1, deployant clasp, overall approximate length 200 mm.


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    According to the Omega Archives, the present watch was completed on 24th August 1970 and delivered to the United States.

    The reference 145022-69 ST is the last model of the Pre-Moon watches where the caseback makes no reference to the moon landing. Although conceived before the event it did in fact not go on sale until five months later, in December 1969.

    The reference is also notable in being the first model fitted with the new dial type with painted OMEGA symbol in place of the previous applied symbol.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    SPEEDMASTER PRE-MOON 145022-69 ST