Omega 2998-1 Lolipop Speedmaster 2998-1 Lolipop Seconds / 7077 WOW (28527)

28527 Omega 2998 - 1 Speedmaster with iconic "Lolipop" Seconds Hand, 29981, 2998-1, the 2998 is the second generation speedmaster introduced after the 2915, this example is part of the first batch of 2998s produced and closest to the 2915, this model is not only "pre-moon" but is also "pre-space," one of the only Omega models in history with this iconic Lolipop seconds hand, the stainless steel case is in excellent condition for its age, stainless steel folding 7077 bracelet with small clasp and correct 6 end links, the bracelet is stamped 4 / 1960, iconic omega caliber 321 movement, jet black dial is in outstanding original condition with original radium in very clean condition, all luminous material on the dial appears to be original, bright and unaltered, extremely charming lolipop seconds hand making this a rarer variant of the 2998, correct base 1000 bezel found on -1 and -2 2998 variants, dust cover, serial circa 1960, size 39.5mm, thickness 13mm. Outstanding original condition for a very historically important Omega reference. The watch was purchased from the grandson of the original owner.

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This is a vintage 1960 stainless steel Omega Speedmaster Pre-Professional Pre-Space Second Generation 2998-1. It has round chronograph push buttons, a hesalite crystal, and the solid screw down case back includes a dust cover and the engraved Speedmaster logo. The 39.5mm diameter solid thee-body case, bracelet, straight lugs, and winding crown are polished/brushed. It has the original black dial, applied luminous baton hour markers, a white tachymeter graduation to 1000 UPH, the original steel dagger hands with luminous inserts, and a luminous central white center sweep "Lolipop" baton chronograph seconds hand (making it a rare historical variant). It includes an outer track with minute/seconds and 1/5th seconds divisions, and the Omega logo is at 12 o'clock. There is a recessed black 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 13.5mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Omega Speedmaster Pre-Professional Pre-Space Second Generation 2998-1 has a mechanical manual winding Omega caliber 321 movement. It's copper-colored, and it's constructed with 17 jewels, a shock absorber mechanism a straight-line lever escapement, and a monometallic balance. It includes a self-compensating flat balance spring, and an index regulator.

The Omega Speedmaster Pre-Professional Pre-Space Second Generation 2998-1 is extremely rare, and it was only made in 1960.