2016 Omega Speedmaster First Omega in Space
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The Speedmaster ref. CK 2998 was the first Omega to reach space, when astronaut Walter ‘Wally’ Schirra wore the watch during the 'Sigma 7' mission of the Mercury Programme in 1962. Schirra had purchased the watch for his own use, but two and a half years later, the Speedmaster would be officially certified by NASA for all manned-missions, launching it into history.
Brand and Model: Omega Speedmaster
Case: Stainless steel
Bezel: Black aluminium bezel insert with tachymetre scale
Bracelet: Omega Calf Leather with stainless steel buckle
Dial: Black dial with no professional designation
Crystal: Sapphire crystal
Case Diameter: 39.7mm
Movement: Omega 1861 manual wind
Case Back: Stainless steel special case back which is numbered
Included with watch:
Outer watch box
Inner black wooden watch box
Condition: Excellent condition and supplied with a Forstner bracelet. 12 months warranty included.