Wed, 16th Dec 2020 13:30

The Watches Auction

 
  Lot 946
 

RARE: OMEGA 'SILVER SNOOPY AWARD' SPEEDMASTER PROFESSIONAL APOLLO 13 WRIST WATCH

Sold for £22,000


Condition report

In unworn condition.
Stickers present protecting the watch.
Purchased from Watches of Switzerland, Glasgow - warranty card has not been dated.
Box, papers etc all in well kept condition.

 

RARE: OMEGA 'SILVER SNOOPY AWARD' SPEEDMASTER PROFESSIONAL APOLLO 13 - 45TH ANNIVERSARY STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH,
the round white dial with applied baton hour markers within Super-LumiNova plots, the first fourteen seconds within a comic strip border above the words 'WHAT COULD YOU DO IN 14 SECONDS?' and outer seconds track in black, with three subsidiary dials at 3, 6 and 9, one featuring the Super-LumiNova Snoopy emblem with the words 'FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION' to the centre of the dial, the 42mm case with black ceramic bezel insert and Super-LumiNova tachymeter scale, the reverse of the case with sterling silver Snoopy emblem and 'SILVER SNOOPY AWARD "EYES ON THE STARS", 45TH ANNIVERSARY, 1703/1970, APOLLO XIII' to the edge, on a black nylon strap with concealed clasp, in box, with outer box and papers, swing tag, original stickers, Silver Snoopy Award pin, polishing cloth and commemorative Omega newspaper

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