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Lot No. 251
Estimate  2,500 - 5,000 €
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Omega "Speedmaster Professional"

, Movement No. 30994606, Ref. 145.022 ST, Cal. 861, 41 mm, circa 1969

A gentleman's fine wristwatch with chronograph, 30 min. and 12h counter, auxiliary seconds and tachy scale


Case: steel, srew back with Speedmaster logo, anti-magnetic protection cap. Dial: black. Movm.: 2/3 plate movement, Glucydur balance.

"This legendary wrist chronograph had already been developed in 1942; in 1965 it was chosen by NASA as their space watch, after a rigorous selection process during which it triumphed over many excellent competitors. Unchanged since then, the standard Omega Speedmaster Professional has accompanied all American astronauts during their flights in space and reconnaissance missions to the moon – from the Gemini spacecraft to Apollo and the spacelab missions and then today’s Space Shuttle program. Today the Omega Speedmaster Professional is an integral part of the equipment of all astronauts and cosmonauts travelling in space. When Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon on July 21, 1969, his Omega Speedmaster Professional showed that the historic moment took place at exactly 2:56am GMT, when Armstrong spoke the unforgettable words: "One small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind." Source: Les Pièces de Collection Omega
#43090
Case: very good
Dial: very good
Movm.: very good, capable of running, cleaning recommended


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