Omega 2998-6 Speedmaster 2998 - 6 Second Generation AMAZING (27484)

27484 Omega Speedmaster CK2998-61, 2998, 2998 61, Speedmaster pre-moon pre-professional, pre - space, second generation Speedmaster with straight lugs, stainless steel case is in excellent condition and still retains its shape and are very thick, the watch is on its original 7912 bracelet with 6 end links, the bracelet is stamped 3 / 1962, manual wind Omega caliber 321, chronograph, original black dial is in excellent condition the luminous material on both the dial and hands appear to be consistent, the tritium is very bright and clean, correct dot over 90 bezel is in excellent condition and has developed a nice fade, original dust cover, flat foot crown, the caseback is in excellent condition with the seahorse and Omega signature clear and bold, 18M movement serial number (1961), diameter: 39mm, thickness: 14mm, Excellent Condition with European Watch Company travel pouch and 6 Month Warranty. The watch is being offered out of Joshua Ganjeis private collection.

$39,900

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More about Omega 2998-6 Speedmaster 2998 - 6 Second Generation AMAZING

This is a vintage c. 1961 stainless steel Omega Speedmaster Pre-Moon Pre-Professional, Second Generation, 2998-61. The solid screw-down case back includes a dust cover and the engraved Speedmaster logo. The 39mm diameter solid thee-body case, round chronograph pushbuttons, straight lugs, and winding crown are polished/brushed. It has the original black dial, applied luminous baton hour markers, a black "Dot over 90" bezel with white tachymeter graduations, luminous steel alpha hands, and a luminous central white baton chronograph hand. It includes an outer track with minute/seconds and 1/5th seconds divisions, and the Omega logo at 12 o'clock. There is a constant small seconds subsidiary dial at the 9 o'clock position, a 30-minute sub dial at 3 o'clock, and a 12-hour dial at 6 o'clock. The 14mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

The mechanical manual winding Omega caliber 321 movement is, copper-colored, with a shock absorber mechanism. It's constructed with 17 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, and a monometallic balance. It includes a self-compensating flat balance spring, and an index regulator. This is the second generation Speedmaster, after the original broad arrow Speedmater from 1957, the 2915.