Stock No.

Exhibit No.16

Collection No.131

Brand

Omega

Year

1966

Movement

Calibre 321 manual winding, copper coloured, 17 jewels, 18,000 VpH, with column wheel chronograph function

Case Size

Stainless steel with symmetrical straight lugs (Type A1), and Omega-signed crown with medium pushers. Caseback, outer signed SPEEDMASTER, above seahorse logo, and Ω below, inside stamped ST 105003-65. Omega-signed Hesalite Glass

Dial

Matte black, now fading to ‘Tropical’ brown, stepped, with applied Ω, and signed OMEGA, Speedmaster, PROFESSIONAL with tall tritium hour markers, further marked T SWISS MADE T at the bottom

Condition

This ‘Ed White’ is in exceptional pre-owned condition, the case remains sharp and we believe it has not been polished. The original stepped dial has taken on a dark chocolate ‘tropical’ patination which will continue to improve over time. The tritium has an even patinated dark pumpkin hue throughout, while the original handset has some minor flaking. The original dot over 90, diagonal 70, bezel insert is also in very fine condition and, considering its age and use, the scarce 1035/1501 bracelet is in outstanding condition. All in all, this watch is an exceptionally good example of a desirable reference.

Dimensions

38.2mm diameter (excluding crown), bracelet circumference approximately 190mm

Bracelet

Stainless steel no.1035/1501 flat-link bracelet with no.6 end links, and folding clasp signed No.13, STEELINOX, Ω OMEGA, SWISS MADE dated 4.66

Handset

lat white baton hours and minutes with tritium luminescence, with drop counterweight chronograph seconds and long tritium pointer, sub-registers white baton

Accessories

Accompanied by a red Omega presentation box with red suede base, with Omega Extract from the Archives confirming production of the watch on June 22, 1967 and its subsequent delivery to Belgium

Signed

Case, crown, dial and movement

Bezel

Steel support with black aluminium insert, silver script