Omega Vintage Speedmaster Apollo 11 18K Yellow Gold NICE
Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 BA145.022-69, BA14502269, only 1,014 examples produced in total, 18K yellow gold case and bracelet are in excellent condition and very sharp, Lemania based manual wind Omega caliber 861 movement, chronograph, tachymeter, water resistant to 100ft, correct "Dot Over 90" burgundy aluminum bezel, original solid gold champagne dial with black onyx hands & hour markers, solid caseback engraved with "OMEGA SPEEDMASTER - APOLLO XI 1969", the Omega logo, and "THE FIRST WATCH WORN ON THE MOON", 2.9 mil serial (1969), diameter: 42mm, thickness: 14mm. The first 25 examples of this reference were presented to members of the Apollo XI moon-landing team and President Nixon. Excellent condition for an important Omega reference.
More about Vintage Speedmaster Apollo 11 18K Yellow Gold NICE
This is a vintage 1969 stainless-steel Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 BA145.022-69 ST. It includes an 18k yellow gold case with an integral 18k yellow gold Omega Bracelet and an acrylic crystal. It includes round chronograph pushbuttons, a signed screw-down winding crown protected by a crown guard and a solid screw-down case back that’s engraved with "OMEGA SPEEDMASTER - APOLLO XI 1969", the Omega logo, and "THE FIRST WATCH WORN ON THE MOON.” The 42mm diameter solid three-body monobloc case, integral lugs, bracelet, and burgundy anodized aluminum bezel with a tachymeter to 500 UPH, are polished/brushed. The original “dot over 90” dial is champagne gold with black onyx pointed baton hour and minute hands, a black onyx center sweep second hand, and square gold-ringed black onyx hour marker indices. There is a perimeter luminous black chronograph minute/seconds track, and a black center sweep second hand with a luminous arrow tip. It has three recessed gold “pie tin” subsidiary dials, including a constant running small seconds register at 9 o'clock, a 12-hour chronograph totalizer at 6 o'clock, and a 30-minute counter at the 3 o'clock position. It includes a Certified Official Superlative Chronometer (COSC) rating, it's water resistant to 30 meters/100 feet, it has a 48-hour power reserve at full winding, and the 14mm thick case, movement, and dial are all signed. This Omega Speedmaster 145.022-69 ST has a mechanical manual winding Omega caliber 861 (Lemania based) movement that's copper-colored, with a shock absorber mechanism. It's constructed with 17 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, and a monometallic balance that's adjusted for temperature and 5 positions. It includes a self-compensating flat balance spring, and an index regulator. The mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 21,600 vph (3Hz). This is the second generation of the moon watch, released in 1968 and only 1,014 examples were produced in 18k yellow gold in 1969. The first 25 examples were presented to members of the Apollo XI moon-landing team and President Richard Nixon.
The European Watch Company Process
Trusted since 1993, European Watch Company maintains the highest standards in the industry. Our team of expert watchmakers meticulously inspect every timepiece prior to it being listed for sale. This five-position testing assures the buyer of each watch’s verified provenance, its optimal mechanical condition with authenticated parts, and exceptional “like new” cosmetic appearance. When it comes to quality, we curate only the finest timepieces. So that when they are delivered, the only thing to focus on is your excitement. Our 5-star reputation was earned over three decades of hard work and integrity. To provide further peace of mind, we provide a 1- year limited warranty on all our timepieces. We are confident that we can find you the perfect watch to cherish and enjoy.
You May Also Like:
- Pasha Chronograph 2861 Automatic 18k Rose Gold
- Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional Yellow Gold MOONSHINE Green Dial UNWO
- Quantieme Perpetual Calendar 18K Yellow Gold FULL SET
- Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional Moonshine Gold
- Speedmaster Professional "Moonshine" Yellow Gold Green Dial UNWORN
- Day Date 18388 18K Yellow Gold Black Diamond Dial RARE
- Cartier Gondole Jumbo Horizontal 18k Yellow Gold
See Our New Arrivals First