Lot 799 (The Watches Auction, 18th December 2018)
Sold for £3,400
(Dial faded- moon and mars)
Ticking at the present time.
Chronograph not in working order at all.
Towp chrono button is not pushing down properly.
Acrylic scratched and generally scuffed.
Dial generally worn/faded.
Multiple markers are scratched/paint missing.
All hands intact.
Crown intact; hands changing.
Bracelet generally stretched.
Bracelet and clasp both heavily scratched.
GENTLEMAN'S RARE OMEGA SPEEDMASTER PROFESSIONAL 'MOON TO MARS' STAINLESS STEEL WATCH,
Ref. 35775000, Watch no. 77149850, the round black dial with baton hour markers in white, sunken subsidiary dials at 3, 6 and 9, one depicting earth, the other the moon and the other mars, outer seconds track in white, white pencil hands, black enamel tachymeter bezel to the 42mm case, with FLIGHT-QUALIFIED BY NASA FOR ALL MANNED SPACE MISSIONS FROM THE MOON TO MARS and hippocampus to the caseback, on a stainless steel bracelet strap, with additional links, with an Omega clasp, in box, with outer box, with five registration and certification cards in pocket
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