Omega Speedmaster*** 345.0808 2nd Series*** 1988
OMEGA Speedmaster Ref. 345.0808 Sapphire Caseback, 2nd Series Numbered Edition, 1988
Serial: 48240182 / Case A0720
Circa: 1988
Reference No.: 345.0808

CASE: 42mm Stainless Steel, lyre lug moonwatch case, acrylic crystal, black tachymeter bezel & sapphire display case back.

DIAL: Black matte dial with tritium hour markers

MOVEMENT: Caliber 863 (yellow), hand wound mechanical chronograph, 17 jewels

BRACELET: Omega stainless steel bracelet, Ref. 1450/808

CONDITION REPORT: Excellent overall condition and all original. The dial has aged with a beautiful cream patina.

NOTES: According to the Omega Museum, the present watch was manufactured September 9, 1988 and subsequently delivered to Hong Kong.

Released in the early 80’s, the 345.0808 was the first Omega reference to be fitted with a see-through sapphire display caseback. These models came with a Côte de Genève finishing on the bridges and the caliber designation was 863 instead of 861. The first models were copper color and yellow afterwards.
This is the 2nd series with 1000pcs mades and numbers on the back with "A###".