Iconic watches appear to be everywhere these days but seldom has that title been more deserving than with this piece the 105.003-65 or ‘Ed White’ as it is known. Many of you will know the piece is named after the Astronaut Ed White as this was the model, he wore during his spacewalk ,NASA then went on to select the 145.012 to accompany all the following manned missions to the moon.
Good examples of this model are amongst the fastest appreciating Omegas on the market, with values having risen a great deal over recent years.
This example is remarkable, unlike so many it is totally original, benefiting from its original dial and hands and original Dot Over Ninety or DON bezel.
The watch shows very little signs of wear or over polishing, in fact it has a small nick on the lower left hand lug which I have left as it came to us ,this is a sports watch and its had a life over the last 55 years which is exactly how it should be.
The watch is running it’s original 24 million serial number 321 movement, which again retains all original parts and is in remarkable and untouched condition with no ageing or wear.
The dial is remarkable and again in time-warp condition, the original luminous material has turned a wonderful honey patina .
The watch is presented on a genuine unworn period Omega pig skin strap and correct buckle which compliments the watch perfectly. The watch comes with its original box, and original guarantee card completed at the time as the harder to find reference 145.003 and Omega extract from the archive showing the watch was delivered to the UK in 1967
The watch is one of the nicest on the market today, do not miss this rare opportunity to own a very desirable classic.
This piece is in stock and ready for worldwide shipping.
Our stock number 1467
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