A fine and rare limited edition yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with bracelet, guarantee and box, numbered 772 of a limited edition of 999 pieces

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  • Condition Report

  • Manufacturer: Omega
    Year: 1992
    Reference No: 3191.50.00
    Case No: 48’309’930
    Model Name: Speedmaster, “Jubilee”
    Material: 18K yellow gold
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 863, 18 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: 18K yellow gold Omega bracelet, endlinks stamped 812, max length 180mm
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K yellow gold Omega deployant clasp stamped 1489/812
    Dimensions: 42mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed
    Accessories: With blank Omega Guarantee, product literature, outer packaging and fitted presentation box
    Literature: This model is featured in Grégoire Rossier and Anthony Marquié, Moonwatch Only: 60 Years of Omega Speedmaster, p. 382-3.

  • Catalogue Essay

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the caliber 27 CHRO C12, the Omega reference 3191.50.00 was launched in 1992 as a limited edition of 999 examples. One of the most impressive milestones in the history of horology, the first Omega chronograph watches fitted with the caliber 27 CHRO C12 were released in 1942. The movement was further improved and later renamed caliber 321, which was housed in various models including all the Speedmasters until 1968.

    Omega debuted three limited models, all of which had cases in 18K yellow gold, to commemorate its Jubilee anniversary. The present watch belongs to the first series, of which 999 were made. These examples comprised a caliber 863 movement and, for the first time in a Speedmaster, a sapphire-crystal glass. Offered in overall excellent condition, and further complimented with blank International Warranty and box, the present watch is highly collectable and very rare.

  • Maker Bio

    Omega

    Swiss • 1848

    Omega's rich history begins with its founder, Louis Brandt, who established the firm in 1848 in La Chaux de Fonds. In 1903, the company changed its name to Omega, becoming the only watch brand in history to have been named after one its own movements. A full-fledged manufacturer of highly accurate, affordable and reliable watches, its sterling reputation enabled them to be chosen as the first watch company to time the Olympic Games beginning in 1932. Its continued focus on precision and reliability ultimately led their Speedmaster chronograph wristwatch to be chosen by NASA in 1965 — the first watch worn on the moon.

    Key models sought-after by collectors include their first, oversized water-resistant chronograph — the reference 2077, early Speedmaster models such as the CK 2915 and 2998, military-issued versions of the Seamaster and oversized chronometer models such as those fitted with their prestigious caliber 30T2Rg.

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Ref. 3191.50.00
A fine and rare limited edition yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with bracelet, guarantee and box, numbered 772 of a limited edition of 999 pieces

歐米茄,「Speedmaster, Jubilee」型號3191.50.00,精美及罕有,限量版18K黃金鏈帶腕錶,配計時功能,限量發行999枚,編號第772號,1992年製。附保證書及錶盒

1992
42mm Diameter
Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed

Estimate
HK$80,000 - 140,000 
€9,000-15,800
$10,300-17,900

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Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
thomasperazzi@phillips.com
+852 2318 2030

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: EIGHT

Hong Kong Auction 28 May 2019