Omega Speedmaster*** 105.003-65 B&P*** 1966
OMEGA Speedmaster Straight Lug Ref. 105.003-65, Mint, Box & Papers, Circa 1966
Serial: 240XXXXX
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 dated bracelet

CONDITION REPORT: The dial, hands, bezel, bracelet and case are all original and mint. The case may have been polished once, but retains thick lugs and original finishings. The hippocampus on the case back is clearly visible and unpolished. The dial luminous material has aged and darkened over time to a beige color patina. The watch is complete with its box & guarantee papers.

This watch comes with an archives extract from Omega confirming delivery to Mexico in 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.