Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jan 18, 2022

LOT 28

Prototype, Ref. 145.0022/345.022, Speedmaster professional, Moonwatch, Chronograph, Minute and hour counters, Black dial, so-called "Sea horse", limited edition especially made for the 150th anniversary of the manufacture N°000 / 150, Gold-plated metal

EUR 100,000 - 200,000

USD 114,000 - 226,000 / HKD 890,000 - 1,770,000 / CHF 104,000 - 208,000

A possibly unique, previously unknown and of the highest rarity, Omega “Speedmater”, “Replica Broad Arrow”, Prototype, with gold-plated test case numbered 000 / 150, made for the 150th anniversary of the Brand in 1998.

Gold-plated metal, manual-winding, vertical “tonneau”-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, movement protected inside a soft iron calotte (protective container) against magnetic fields, bezel engraved, black colour dial with radial luminous indexes and, in the centre, a seahorse applied motif, subsidiary seconds at 9 and three horological complications:
• 1/6 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces located on the case-band), with tachometric scale graduated on the bezel for 500 units per hour
• Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
• Dragging 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)

Test case numbered. Case-back stamped in the centre with the Omega logo, a seahorse and the name “Speedmaster”, the mention “The first watch worn on the moon” and “Flight-qualified by nasa for all manned space mission”.

Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand Omega, Bienne / Biel

Model “Speedmaster Professional” “Moonwatch”; prototype; limited edition especially made for the 150th anniversary of the Manufacture, No. 000 / 150

Reference 145.0022/345.022

Year 1998

Movement No. 48 398 309

Material gold plated metal

Bracelet Black leather Omega strap; gilded stainless- steel Omega deployant clasp

Caliber 1861 (based on Lemania 1873)

Dimensions 8.2 x 42.1 mm. / 39.8 mm. (bezel)

Signature Case, dial and movement


Lot in temporary importation and subject to additional fees (see our general terms and conditions of sale)


Please note that this watch is a prototype and no Archive Extract can be issued.