1997 OMEGA Speedmaster Professional (Ref. 145.022) Cal. 861
(Alan Bean With An Omega Speedmaster Professional On Lunar Surface Of The Moon)
The Omega Speedmaster Professional is by far one of our favorite chronographs. The Speedmaster has an incredible history starting with automotive racing moving into flight and eventually to NASA and the U.S. Space Program. There are many subtle differences within the vintage Omega Speedmaster range of references that make them all slightly unique and different.
This 1997 Omega Speedmaster Professional ref. 145.022 remains in wonderful condition s is one of the last Tritium dial Omega Speedmasters produced by the Omega company. The stunning tritium lume within the hands and on the dial has achieved a sought-after and wonderful warm golden patina and the case and bracelet remain in superb condition. This would make a wonderful addition to any collection and make a daily driver!
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The crisp case is in exceptional and original unpolished condition with almost no signs of previous use. The case retains its original Omega signed crown and pump pushers. The case back is crisp like the case and retains all of its factory black enamel within the factory markings. The original Omega 1499 / 842 bracelet retains 15 links that show no stretch and will fit up to a 7 1/4 inch wrist.
The matte black dial is in flawless original condition, showing no damage whatsoever. The tritium lume plots have taken on a lovely custard coloration and display no degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The original tritium hands have aged slightly lighter than the dial which is common in this era, under U.V. light inspection the hour hand shows minor lume loss and remains stable.
None. The watch was recently serviced and comes backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.