Omega. A stainless steel manual wind chronograph wristwatch Speedmaster 'Ed White', Ref:ST105.003-65, Movement No.24531128, Circa 1965
Lot 9
Omega. A stainless steel manual wind chronograph wristwatch
Speedmaster 'Ed White', Ref:ST105.003-65, Movement No.24531128, Circa 1965
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 6,600 - 9,200

Lot Details
Omega. A stainless steel manual wind chronograph wristwatch Speedmaster 'Ed White', Ref:ST105.003-65, Movement No.24531128, Circa 1965 Omega. A stainless steel manual wind chronograph wristwatch Speedmaster 'Ed White', Ref:ST105.003-65, Movement No.24531128, Circa 1965 Omega. A stainless steel manual wind chronograph wristwatch Speedmaster 'Ed White', Ref:ST105.003-65, Movement No.24531128, Circa 1965 Omega. A stainless steel manual wind chronograph wristwatch Speedmaster 'Ed White', Ref:ST105.003-65, Movement No.24531128, Circa 1965 Omega. A stainless steel manual wind chronograph wristwatch Speedmaster 'Ed White', Ref:ST105.003-65, Movement No.24531128, Circa 1965
Omega. A stainless steel manual wind chronograph wristwatch
Speedmaster 'Ed White', Ref:ST105.003-65, Movement No.24531128, Circa 1965
17-jewel Cal.321 manual wind movement with column wheel chronograph, matte black dial with luminous baton hour markers, white outer 1/5th second divisions, white pointed baton hands with luminous inserts and centre arrow tipped chronograph hand, subsidiary dials at 3, 6 and 9 for constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour recording, brushed and polished tonneau form case with screw down back, inner cap, fixed bezel with calibrated black insert, crown flanked by twin pushers, fitted black leather strap with signed polished buckle, case, dial and movement signed
40mm.

Footnotes

  • In 1965 Edward Higgins 'Ed' White (1930-1967) was the first American to 'walk in space'. The Omega ref.105.003 has been coined the 'Ed White' as it was on the wrist of White during this historic milestone in space exploration.

    The production period of the 105.003 was very short, lasting around 3 years from 1963. In 1966 it was superseded by the 'Professional' ref.105.012 famously worn on the moon in 1969. Features that typify the pre-moon Speedmaster are the lack of Professional to the dial, a symmetrical case, no crown guards and straight lugs.
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