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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 11

Speedmaster 125 Omega, "Speedmaster 125, Automatic Chronometer," Ref. ST 178.0002/378.0801. Made in a limited edition of 2000 pieces to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Louis Brandt/ Omega in 1973. Fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel chronometer wristwatch with date, round button chronograph, 12-hour register, central minute counter, 24-hour night/day indication, and an integral stainless steel Omega link bracelet with deployant clasp.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back with embossed Speedmaster logo, outer tachometer scale to 500 UPH reverse painted on the sapphire crystal, hooded lugs. D. Matte black with painted luminous baton indexes, inner Arabic five minute numerals, outer 1/5th second scale, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 12-hour register, the 24 hours with night/day indication by means of an arrow on a revolving disc, 60-minute register by means of a white central jet hand, aperture for the date. Luminous white baton hands. M. Cal. 1041, copper-colored, 22 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 42 x 52 mm. Thickness 15 mm.Approx. overall length 190 mm.

USD 1,800 - 2,400

EUR 1,400 - 1,800 / CHF 2,000 - 2,700

Sold: USD 2,280

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-9



Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original