I find it astonishing to think that although delivered to the UK in January 1973 this watch was actually being manufactured whilst the last Apollo mission was taking place in December 1972
With extract from the omega archives to confirm that this watch is as it left the factory ,original 861 movement ,case ,case back ,bracelet and even glass ,
This is as near to the coveted "new old stock" as you will ever find and in a moon watch
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stock number 294
General notes on our watches and terms
1.Waterproof please note under no circumstances should any vintage timepiece be regarded as waterproof regardless of the manufacturing specification at the time of manufacture
2.Precision Please note that some of the pieces we handle are over 100 years old and do not perform like some modern watches. Part of the attraction is the requirement to hand wind many of these time pieces on a regular basis.
3.Servicing, just like a vintage motor car a mechanical watch will require regular maintenance our suggestion would be once every few years should suffice but please feel free to contact us with any specific queries relating to an individual piece.
4.Returns when purchased on line any item can be returned by recorded delivery at the buyer’s expense and risk within 14 days of receipt to The Watch Collector.17London Road South. Poynton.Cheshire.SK12 1LA
5.Gaurantee, all products are guaranteed for a period of 90 days for mechanical defect. This guarantee does not cover misuse or neglect and is invalid if the case back has been opened in any way. please see note 1 regarding water ingress