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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 15, 2015

LOT 56

OMEGA ALASKA PROJECT Omega, Speedmaster Professional, No. 1744/1970, Ref. ST. 311. Made in a limited series of 1970 pieces in 2008, sold June 12th, 2009. Very fine and rare, asymmetric, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, 12-hour and 30-minute registers, black bezel with tachometer, Apollo hands for the 12-hour and 30-minute registers and a stainless steel Omega link bracelet with deployant clasp. Accompanied by a large red two-body thermo protective case, two additional white NATO straps, tools, fitted box, instruction booklet, numbered certificate, warranty and two extra links.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, black bezel with tachometer graduated to 500 UPH, lyre lugs, integral crown and pusher guard, screw-down back engraved with Speedmaster logo. Thermo case: Two-body, red oxidized aluminum with 60-minute counter and two chronograph pushers on the band. White, zinc oxide-coated, with painted luminous baton indexes, sunk subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer reserve for the minute/seconds and 1/5th seconds divisions. Black and white luminous baton hands, luminous red chronograph hand, luminous black Apollo hands for the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Cal. 1861, rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator.

USD 3,500 - 5,500

HKD 27,000 - 43,000 / CHF 3,500 - 5,500

Sold: USD 4,500

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm.plus 2 links.