Rare Omega Speedmaster Professional Soyuz-Apollo Limited Edition

Extremely rare version of legendary Omega Speedmaster Professional made in a series of 400 pcs for Italian market in 1972 commemorating docking of US ship Apollo with Soviet ship Soyuz in space. This rare bird comes with special "Oyster" type bracelet and endlinks and bears special commemorative engraving on the caseback.

Manufacturer: Omega, Switzerland
Model: Speedmaster
Reference: 145.022
Type: Manual-winding chronograph
Year of production: ca.1972 
Case type: 3-body, with screw-back, mixed satin and mirror finishing. Replaced (later version) tachymeter bezel in mint condition. 
Case material: Stainless steel
Case measurement: 42 mm (without crown) / 53 mm (lug-to-lug) / 20 mm (between lugs)
Case serial number: n/a
Case back: Special commemorative engraving along with country code for Italy and limited edition serial number.
Crown/pushers: Original steel fluted crown signed with Omega logo. Original "big" 5.5 mm pushers.
Crystal: Original hesalite crystal, polished in the past, showing certain wear and scratches.
Movement type: Precise manual-winding, NASA-certified 3-reg chronograph
Movement model: Famous Cal.861 based on Lemania 27 CHRO12 signed ‘Omega’ and ‘Swiss Made’. Gold-plated, 17 Jewels, 21600 A/h, 40 hours of power reserve.
Movement serial number: n/a
Dial: Black flat dial decorated with white printed seconds/minutes track on the outer perimeter, 'short' tritium hour markers. Signed "Omega" along with Soyuz-Apollog emblem at 12 o'clock. Signed 'T Swiss Made T' at 6 o'clock. Minutes counter's subsidiary dial at 3 o'clock, hours counter's subsidiary dial at 6 o'clock and small seconds subsidiary dial at 9 o'clock.
Hands: White luminous (tritium) hour and minute hands, 'flat' chrono sweep seconds hand. White counters' hands.
Case condition: 1 (mint), Most likely unpolished, showing minor signs of use, minor scratches. .
Movement condition: 1 (mint) only original parts, adjusted and keeps good time. All functions work properly. Service history is unknown.
Dial/hands condition: 2 (fine) Original dial in good condition with light aging of tritium hour markers. Agind and discoloration of hands.  
Overall condition: 1 (mint)
Delivery set: The watch comes with original Omega bracelet, box, and a set of commemorative accessories.
Warranty: 1-year technical warranty

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