Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 231

Omega
Ref. 145.022-68 ST, chronograph, minute and hour counters, calibre 861; “Speedmaster Professional” “Moonwatch”; stainless steel

EUR 7,000 - 9,000

USD 8,400 - 10,700 / HKD 65,000 - 83,000

Sold: EUR 7,150

Stainless steel, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, black dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and three horological complications:
• 1/8 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated on the bezel for 500 units per hour
• Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
• 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Omega, Bienne / Biel

Model “Speedmaster Professional” “Moonwatch”

Reference 145.022-68 ST

Year circa 1969

Movement No. 30 990 394

Case No. unnumbered

Bracelet stainless steel Omega link bracelet with deployant clasp (Ref. 1039 / 516)

Diameter 39.7 mm. (bezel)

Length 175 mm. (approx.)

Caliber 861

Dimensions 48.1 x 42 mm

Length 175 mm. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories commemorative 18K yellow gold coin in the shape of an Ingot bar (No. 0004); service fitted box, Certificate of Authenticity

Notes

The Certificate of Authenticity (No. 38 755), dated September 2, 2020, mentioned that this watch was delivered in on October 26, 1970.
 
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