Omega Speedmaster Mark II ST 145.0014

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.

Reference

ST 145.0014
International collection
1969
Movement
Type: Manual winding (mechanical)
Caliber number: 861
Created in 1968
17 jewels
Formerly called “27 CHRO C12 PC”
Used on second generation “moon watches”.
Functions
Tachymeter, Chronograph
Case
Stainless steel
Case back
Screw-in
Dial
Mat black (or luminous grey with burgundy/orange scale), with luminous hour markers, white luminous hands, and inside tachometer scale.
Crystal
Mineral (flat)
Bracelet
Stainless steel (attached)
Water resistance
60 meters

 

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

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Face, dial and hands are in very good condition.

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Sandoz Typhoon 1000m

Sandoz could be the first watch company to develop a monobloc watch case that could meet the water resistance of 1000m.

Of course this are just based on information I got from this site: http://www.rruegger.ch/sandoz_typhoon.htm
http://www.rruegger.ch/first_1000m_dive_watch.htm

Whether it’s Jenny or Sandoz, they are part of my collection now, part of the monobloc case theme.

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