Omega Speedmaster*** 105.003-65*** 1966
OMEGA Speedmaster Ed White Ref. 105.003-65, Circa 1966
Serial: 22825673
Circa: 1966
Reference No.: 105.003-65

CASE: 39mm, stainless steel, black ‘DO90’ tachymeter bezel, 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 7912/6 bracelet dated 1.65
Initials engraved on outside of buckle clasp

CONDITION REPORT: Mint condition, unpolished. One of the nicest examples we have ever seen.

NOTES: According to the Omega Museum, the present watch was manufactured February 28, 1966 and delivered to the US Army - European Exchange Service. (archives ordered and awaiting arrival)

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.