OMEGA SPEEDMASTER MISSIONS COLLECTION
Omega, "Speedmaster Missions Collection", No. 24 of 40 sets. Sold circa 2004.
Extremely rare and impressive set of 23 Omega Speedmaster wristwatches in a large fitted case,
comprising 22 Omega Speedmaster Professionals, Ref. ST 3599.99.00, with missions emblem
on the subsidiary seconds dial, and one "Broad Arrow" replica, Ref. ST 3599.99.00, a display
caliber 1861, and a loupe. Accompanied by the guarantee, instructions, and a booklet detailing
the missions represented in the set. Missions Watches: Omega, "Speedmaster Professional,
Missions", Ref. ST 3599.99.00. Gemini V, Gemini VI, Gemini VII, Gemini VIII, Gemini IX, Gemini
X, Gemini XI, Gemini XII, Apollo 7, Apollo 8, Apollo 9 "Gumdrop & Spider", Apollo 10 "Snoopy
and Charlie Brown", Apollo 11 "Columbia and Eagle", Apollo 12 "Intrepid and Yankee Clipper",
Apollo 13 "Odyssey and Aquarius", Apollo 14 "Kitty Hawk and Antares", Apollo 15 "Endeavour
and Falcon", Apollo 16 "Casper and Orion", Apollo 17 "America and Challenger", Skylab 1, Skylab
2, Skylab 3.
Three-body, polished and brushed, lyre lugs, screw-down back with Speedmaster logo
and engraved: "Flight-Qualified By NASA For All Manned Space Missions - The First Watch
Worn On The Moon", crown and pusher with integral guard.
Black with painted luminous baton indexes, outer minute/seconds and 1/5th seconds
divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds with mission patch, the 12-hour and 30-minute
registers. Luminous white baton hands. White chronograph hand.
Cal. 1861, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement,
monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.