Omega Speedmaster*** 3872.50 Open Back*** 1997
OMEGA Speedmaster, 3872.50, Sapphire Back Rhodium Movement, 1997
Serial: 48361860
Circa: 1997
Reference: 3872.50

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

DIAL: Black matte dial with three chronograph registers, tritium hour markers

MOVEMENT: Caliber 1863, hand wound mechanical chronograph, 18 jewels

BRACELET: Leather strap with original Omega steel buckle

CONDITION REPORT: Overall excellent condition, the dial lume has aged to nice amber color. Hands are original and just the minutes hand lume appears to have partially flaked. The case appears crisp and untouched.

NOTES: According to the Omega Museum, the archives confirm this rare reference delivered on a leather strap (3872 instead of 3572) and not on a metal bracelet. The present watch was produced in March 3, 1997 and delivered to Russia.

The 345.0808 Speedmaster with sapphire caseback and decorated 863 movement was launched in 1985 and followed by the 3592.50 with yellow 863 movement and subsequently the 3572.50 with rhodium silver 1863 18 jewel movement.