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Omega Speedmaster*** CK 2998-3 F.A.P.*** 1961
OMEGA Speedmaster CK2998-3 F.A.P., Lollipop Hand, Circa 1961
Serial: 177XXXXX
Circa: 1961
Reference No.: CK2998-3

CASE: 39mm, stainless steel, steel with black bezel tachymeter
Case back with seahorse logo and FAP engraving at the bottom

DIAL: Black matte dial with applied logo, radium hour markers, swiss made
Alpha h/m hands, lollipop seconds chrono hand and dagger counter hands

MOVEMENT: Calibre 321, hand-wound column wheel chronograph, 17 jewels

BRACELET: Stainless steel Omega bracelet, dated, buckle engraved with the name of the pilot

CONDITION REPORT: All original dial, bezel, crown and case as well as its original steel bracelet. Watch shows signs of natural aging. The hour/minutes hands are original, the lollipop hand lume may have been refilled. The hand itself is original

Notes:

This reference CK2998-3 is the last Speedmaster with the 2998 reference that could come with the lollipop chronograph hand. While the CK2998-1 & -2 had the black tachymeter ‘base 1000’ bezel, the CK2998-3 was the first Speedmaster with the new generation bezel where the scale begins at 500. This particular watch has a naturally aged original dial & hands. In addition to this reference being very rare, this particular piece is a military issue for the Fuerza Aerea del Peru (Peruvian Air Force) delivered in July of 1961.
The watch, with a 17 million serial number, is in all original condition and comes with an archives extract from the Omega museum. The dial, lollipop chronograph hand, dagger counter hands and h/m alpha hands are original.

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