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LOT 12  Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, 15th April 2007

“APOLLO XI”

Omega, “Speedmaster Professional – July 20, 1969”, No. 0631/3500, movement No. 77124584, Ref. SU 145.0227. Made in a limited edition of 3500 examples in 2004 to mark the 35th anniversary of the Apollo XI. Sold on November 23, 2004. Fine, asymmetric, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman`s wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, black bezel with tachometer graduated to 500 UPH and a stainless steel Omega bracelet with deployant clasp. The clasp is engraved: Speedmaster Professional. On the back of the watch the Apollo XI emblem, depicting the US eagle descending toward the lunar surface holding an olive branch between its claws, symbolizing America`s peaceful mission in space. Accompanied by the original box and certificate. This watch is sold with a Certificate of Authenticity and 2-year Omega guarantee.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, lyre lugs, black bezel with tachometer, crown and bezel with integral guard, screw-down back circularly engraved with case number and the words: “Apollo XI – 35th Anniversary – Limited Edition” and centered by the Apollo XI emblem behind a sapphire crystal. D. Silvered with applied baton indexes, sunk guilloché subsidiary dials for the constant seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minute/seconds and 1/5th seconds divisions. Steel “baton” hands. M. Cal. 1861, rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 14.5 mm.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, lyre lugs, black bezel with tachometer, crown and bezel with integral guard, screw-down back circularly engraved with case number and the words: “Apollo XI – 35th Anniversary – Limited Edition” and centered by the Apollo XI emblem behind a sapphire crystal.
D. Silvered with applied baton indexes, sunk guilloché subsidiary dials for the constant seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minute/seconds and 1/5th seconds divisions. Steel “baton” hands.
M. Cal. 1861, rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 14.5 mm.

CHF 2,000 - 3,000

EUR 1,300 - 2,000 / USD 1,700 - 2,500

Sold: CHF 8,850


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Notes

This watch is illustrated on pages 226-227 of “The Master of Omega”.