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Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 | Author:

Just join the Speedmaster club 😉 I wasn’t really keen on one till I saw the Mark II, love the case. Bigger, thicker and hefty.

The Omega Speedmaster Mark II also known as ST 145.0014.


ST 145.0014
International collection
Type: Manual winding (mechanical)
Caliber number: 861
Created in 1968
17 jewels
Formerly called “27 CHRO C12 PC”
Used on second generation “moon watches”.
Tachymeter, Chronograph
Stainless steel
Case back
Mat black (or luminous grey with burgundy/orange scale), with luminous hour markers, white luminous hands, and inside tachometer scale.
Mineral (flat)
Stainless steel (attached)
Water resistance
60 meters


The condition is really great, lines well defined, could be refinish or polish at some point.

Face, dial and hands are in very good condition.

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Sunday, March 27th, 2011 | Author:

Yet another mesh bracelet comparison, this time it’s Omega VS Helson.

The Helson mesh comes together with the Sharkmaster and it can be separately purchased, Peter from Helson quoted USD70 shipped.

Omega on the left, Helson on the right

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Saturday, February 26th, 2011 | Author:

Spent the morning take photos of the Omega mesh, damn it’s a good bracelet.

When I handled badern’s mesh the first time, I didn’t have another mesh to compare to, so I thought all mesh are made equal.

So now I have both the Hong Kong adjustable mesh and Omega mesh side by side, hope the series of photos will help you decide if it’s worth shelling the extra bucks for it.

Side by Side comparison

Here you can see the Omega mesh on the left is better finished and smoother to the feel.

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