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Up for sale is a vintage late 1960s Omega Speedmaster Reference 145.022-69ST manually-wound chronograph.
The Reference 145.022-69 occupies a pivotal role in the history of the model. In the late 1960s, Omega decided to revamp the Calibre .321 movement used in all early Speedmasters, simplifying the movement’s construction and making it easier to service. The resulting Calibre, the .861, would be used in the Speedmaster until the debut of the Calibre 1861, which is virtually the same as the .861 but with added rhodium plating.
The watch that we offer here is an excellent example of a noteworthy and collectible reference. The dial boasts an excellent overall patina that’s slightly darker on the hands, and the Dot next to 90 bezel is crisp. A previous owner installed a later exhibition caseback, the better to watch the famed Calibre .861 dance away; although we have elected to retain this feature, we provide a “pre-Moon” case back and dust cover.
Case diameter: 41mm (excl. crown)
Lug Diameter: 20mm
Strap Type: 20mm dark grey leather strap.
Dial condition: very good condition with some signs of age, including patina to the luminescent elements, darker in the hands
Case condition: very good condition overall with signs of moderate use and wear
Crown: signed Omega crown
Case material: stainless steel
Movement: calibre 861, manually-wound
Price is $6,800 paid by check or wire including insured worldwide shipping. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Thanks for looking!
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