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This listing continues the offering of pieces from my very small chrono "collection" to fund a car restoration where the estimates keep getting bigger... the 1988 Apollo XI 2nd numbered edition and the 2nd execution "Siffert" 1163T Autavia (now SOLD) are already listed here - and now this unique watch, a masterclass in Omega watchmaking capability and innovation from Adam Lewis (Lewis WatchCo).
Sidenote: Adam restored cars before he took up watchmaking as a profession, so it's perhaps fitting that his creation might enable a rebuilt engine... For anyone not familiar with Adam's work, he's a Perth, Australia-based fully OMEGA certified vintage servicing specialist with access to the full OMEGA parts catalogue.
In the car world a restomod is a "vintage/classic vehicle that has been restored and modified with newer features - a seamless combination of the old and new." Nothing could better describe this Speedmaster - a restomod of the watch world... It's obviously not a 105.012 or a 145.012 - but it has all of their parts with modern twist (and ability to wear rain or shine!
Vintage and period service/new parts have been crafted into a stunning watch that absolutely lives up to the 'unique' label. It has the heart and soul of a 321-powered late 60s Speedmaster, the look and feel of a Pre-Moon '68 Ultraman (albeit one with a 2018 ST Ultraman DON bezel...), and the same waterproof and everyday wearability features of a new Speedmaster. Aside from some 'desk dive' wear on the clasp, there are no scratches, dings or dents.
The technical specifications are:
Movement: Calibre 321 manual winding chronograph; serial number 25.442.056
Dial: 321/67 service stepped dial with applied logo
Bezel: ST Ultraman DON
Hands: 67 service hands with orange chrono
Lume: ZnS (it glows...)
Case and case back: Pre Moon; case back with orange enamel fill
Crystal: Hesalite with black tension ring
Crown: 50th Anniversary with tube (it's waterproof!!)
Bracelet: Forstner brushed flat link with Omega clasp and 633 end links
The 321 movement dates to around 1967 and is completely rebuilt with combination of service and NOS parts to be as close to 'new' condition as it's possible to get, with finishes on the case matching how it would have left the factory...
Priced at USD 8,750 (or market equivalent in any major currency that I can accept through Wise.com) and which includes shipping via Fedex or DHL to your door. I can also arrange to ship through a 'trusted friend'/collector in NYC so any CONUS buyer can receive the watch as if you purchased it in the US...
I have feedback on the Omega Forum as both buyer and seller and can provide other references (as a buyer) if needed.
I have represented the watch to the best of my knowledge as the 'original' owner but please note anything seen as needing correction and contact me with questions.
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