Omega Speedmaster*** 105.003-64 B&P*** 1965
OMEGA Speedmaster Straight Lug Ref. 105.003-64, Brown Bezel, Box & Papers, Circa 1965
Serial: 22081704
Circa: 1965
Reference No.: 105.003-64

CASE: 39mm, stainless steel, black ‘DO90’ tachymeter bezel (Faded to Brown), straight lugs

DIAL: Black dial with applied Omega logo, tritium hour markers & T SWISS MADE T printed at the bottom

MOVEMENT: Calibre 321, hand-wound column wheel chronograph, 17 jewels

BRACELET: Omega stainless steel bracelet Ref. 7912/6 dated 1.65

CONDITION REPORT: The dial, hands, bezel, bracelet and case are in excellent condition. The case may have been polished once, but retains thick lugs and original finishings. The hippocampus on the case back is clearly visible. The dial luminous material has aged and darkened over time to a beige color patina. The bezel has faded to rich chocolate brown color over time.
The crown was changed during service, but the original one was kept in a plastic bag separately on the side.
The watch is complete with its box & guarantee papers.

The 105.003 reference is nicknamed 'Ed White' after the astronaut who famously wore this reference into space in 1965. The straight lug case was discontinued in 1967-68 at the end of the production of the 321 caliber and are not only rare, but highly collectible.