Mint Condition 1969 “Pre-Moon” Omega SPEEDMASTER (ref.145.022 CALIBRE 861)
When Buzz Aldrin stepped on the lunar surface in 1969, he was wearing a Speedmaster Professional, this Chronograph has been known as the Moonwatch ever since.
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CASE & Bracelet
Excellent thick case that has very minimal wear from use. This case has never been polished and retains the crisp sharp lines and brushed inner and outer elements of the lugs while retaining the polished top sections of the lugs just as it would have come from the factory in 1969. Bezel insert is transitional late 1969′ and is not a “Dot Over 90” and has zero chipping, the color is crisp and is just starting to show the graying/fading that is highly desirable for Speedmasters of this era. Stunning and crisp “Pre-Moon” stamped “Seahorse” case back with no wear.
Rare Omega 1067 flat link Bracelet with the stretch style links near the buckle which are original to this specific Bracelet and era of Speedmaster. The Bracelet has zero stretch and is in immaculate condition. Included is a Craft & Tailored watch strap of your choice with purchase.
The brilliant matte step dial and “moon crater” sub dials have stunning lume that has Faded to a wonderful Golden yellow and shows minimal lume ddegradation. Hands are original to this Timepiece and have a patina to match the dial.
None. Watch is running at COSC Spec.