Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 437

OMEGA SPEEDMASTER MARK III STEEL Omega "Speedmaster Professional Mark III", Automatic, Ref. ST 176.0002. Sold on November 13, 1972. Fine and rare, large, self-winding, water-resistant, tonneau-shaped, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with date, round button chronograph, 12-hour register, central minute recorder, tachometer, 24-hours with night/day indication, and a stainless steel articulated Omega bracelet with deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original instruction booklet

CHF 1,500 - 2,500

HKD 12,000 - 20,000 / USD 1,500 - 2,500

Sold: CHF 2,000

Two-body, "Pilot-line", brushed, screwed-down case back with engraved "Seamaster" logo, hooded lugs. Satiné blue with faceted black painted indexes, luminous dots, inner Arabic five minutes, outer minute/fifth second scale, outermost tachometer scale graduated to 500UPH, 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 orange and black central "jet" hand, aperture for the date. Luminous white "baton" hands. Cal. 1040, copper-colored, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-19



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 40 x 52 mm. THICKNESS 16 mm. Approx. overall length 165 mm.