Omega Speedmaster*** 105.003-65*** 1966
OMEGA Speedmaster Straight Lug Ref. 105.003-65, Circa 1966
Serial: 22825522
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: Vintage style leather strap

CONDITION REPORT: The dial, hands, bezel and case are all original. The dial luminous material has aged and darkened over time to a light brown color patina. The case is slightly polished, but not over polished and keeps its original thickness. The bezel has a slight dent at 11 o’clock, but otherwise intact.

NOTES: According to the Omega Museum archives extract, the present example was delivered to Mexico in February 1966.

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.