Omega Speedmaster*** 105.003-65 Tropical*** 1967
OMEGA Speedmaster 'Ed White' Ref. 105.003-65 Tropical dial with Brown Telemetre Bezel, Circa 1967
Serial: 25440600
Circa: 1967
Reference No.: 105.003-65

CASE: 39mm, stainless steel, Tropical brown faded telemeter bezel, straight lugs

DIAL: Tropical chocolate 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: Leather strap

CONDITION REPORT: Mint condition. The dial, hands, bezel and case are all original. The dial has faded to a nice chocolate tropical color while the lume has stayed in good condition. The rare Telemetre bezel has faded to a rich brown color over time. The dial luminous material is in excellent condition.

NOTES: According to the Omega museum, the present example was delivered to Venezuela in 1967.

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.