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Geneva, Oct 14, 2007

LOT 446

Omega, "Speedmaster Professional", movement No. 26556537, Ref. ST 145.022- 68. Made in 1968. Very rare and fine, asymmetric, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch round button chronograph, registers, and a stainless steel Omega link bracelet.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

EUR 2,500 - 3,700 / USD 3,300 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 7,670

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back engraved Speedmaster over a hypocampus, tachometer graduation on the black bezel, crown and pusher guards, lyre lugs, dust cover. D. Black with luminous baton indexes, outer minute and fifth second divisions, subsidiary dials for the constant seconds, 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous white "baton" hands. M. Cal. 861, copper-colored, 17 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 14 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Ref. ST 145.022 Ref. ST 145.022-68 The ST 145.022 series of references was launched in 1968, and was the first of the Speedmasters to be fitted with caliber 861.