'74 Omega Speedmaster Moon 145.022 Cal 861 SOLD
This justifiably famous 1974 Omega "Speedy" or Speedmaster Professional Chronograph "Moon" watch is in superb all original condition inside and out, freshly serviced and ready to wear! The original dial is near mint with cool vintage looking yellow luminous and 6 beautiful original matte white hands. The original Tachymetre bezel has a few little bumps around the edge from normal wear, but still looks sharp and clean as you can see in these pictures. The beautifully designed and crafted solid stainless steel case measures 42mm in diameter excluding the original crown/pushers and has been carefully refinished to look almost new with sharp edges and a clean polished/brushed finish. The back is engraved "Flight Qualified By Nasa For All Manned Space Missions, The First Watch Worn On The Moon" then stamped inside with the correct model number 145.022 74ST. It has a few light scratches to note, but overall the case has a superb clean and crisp look. The original bracelet is full length with 22 links including the end-links with the original signed Omega number 1171 buckle. Inside we find the famous Omega caliber 861 triple-register, 12 hour-recording movement in exquisite cosmetic and mechanical condition, ticking away strong with all functions working perfectly after a fresh service by our watchmaker. A superb vintage 1974 Speedmaster in wonderful all original condition, ready to wear.
Style: Chronograph, Sport
Case: Solid stainless steel case measuring 42mm in diameter excluding the original signed crown and pushers with original full length bracelet and inner dust cover over the movement. Signed inside the back Omega Watch Co, Fab. Suisse, Swiss Made, Acier Inoxydable with the Huguenin Freres case makers logo and model number 145022 74 ST.
Dial: Original factory printed matte black dial with outer 1/5th seconds track, yellow luminous hour markers and 3 inner registers, 30 minutes, 12 hours with constant seconds at 9 o'clock. Signed Omega Speedmaster Professional, T Swiss Made T.
Movement: Superb Omega calibre 861 chronograph movement in superb condition throughout, freshly serviced and keeping excellent time. Signed Omega Swiss, 17 Jewels, 861 with a serial number dating the movement to around 1970.