Lot #3150 – Omega Speedmaster Teutonic Watch 145.0040

Estimate: $2,500.00 – $3,000.00

Vintage men’s Omega Speedmaster “Teutonic” chronograph wristwatch, ref #1450040.  Circa 1982.  Champagne Omega “T SWISS MADE T” dial with black indexes and silver sunken sub-dials, outer minute/seconds, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers.  Black baton hands with luminous.  Round button chronograph, engraved gold bezel with tachometer graduation to 500 UPH.  Sapphire crystal.  Swiss made, mechanical manual wind movement, Omega caliber 861.  Case back stamped with the Omega Hippocampus seahorse logo in the center.  It’s also stamped Seamaster which is correct for this Teutonic model and 861 which indicates the caliber.  Comes on a stainless steel and gold plated integrated Omega bracelet #3007 / 019.  Accompanied by an Omega watch box.  Approximate diameter is 42mm.

The Omega Speedmaster Teutonic was made exclusively for the German market.  This model was made between 1982 – 1985.

Has superficial scratches due to normal wear and age.  Overall condition is good.  Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy nor water resistance/proofness.  An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.

In 1848, Louis Brandt founded La Generale Watch Co. in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.  In 1903, he changed the name to Louis Brandt et Frere – Omega Watch & Co which was changed once more to the current Omega SA in 1982.  Throughout it’s rich history, Omega was chosen as the official watch for Britain’s Royal Flying Corps in 1917, the US Army in 1918, and most famously for NASA in 1969.  Some of Omega’s most well known models are – Omega Speedmaster Professional, Omega Speedmaster, Omega Seamaster, Omega Constellation, Omega De Ville, Omega Dynamic, Omega Flightmaster, and Omega Railmaster.  Not as widely known, Omega even created a Tourbillon in 1947.

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Description

Brand:  Omega
Model:  Speedmaster “Teutonic”
Reference:  #145.0040 or #145-0040 or #1450040 or #145 0040 or #145/0040 or #DL 345.0803 or #DL345.0803 or #345.0803 or #3450803
Diameter:  42mm
Dial Color:  Champagne / Gray
Case Material:  Stainless steel and gold plate
Bezel Material:  Stainless steel gold plate
Case Back:  Solid
Movement:  Manual wind
Functions:  Hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph
Band:  Stainless steel and gold plate Omega bracelet #3007 / 019 with Omega deployant buckle
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  NA

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