With blank Omega Unconditional International Guarantee. Accompanied with Omega Extract from the Archives stating that the present watch is a special numbered edition to celebrate the "Apollo XI" moon landing was sold on 9 April 1970 and delivered to the Omega official agent in the Netherlands Antilles.
Preservered in very good original overall condition, this watch is number 999 of the limited edition of 1014 examples of this model made.
The Omega Speedmaster Apollo XI model was manufactured in August 1969 to commemorate Apollo XI's successful moon landing. A limited and numbered edition of initially 28 pieces were engraved with the recipients name and inscription To Mark Man's Conquest of Space with Time, Through Time, on Time were given to all of the active NASA astronauts during a gala dinner in Houston on the 25th of November 1969 and to US President Nixon and his Vice President Spiro Agnew.
Due to the success of this model for obvious historical reasons an additional total of 1,014 were produced until 1972 with the engraved dedication Omega Speedmaster - Apollo XI 1969, the first watch worn on the moon and numbered.
An identical watch is illustrated and described in Omega - A Journey Through Time by Marco Richon, p. 605, pl. 321.