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OMEGA Speedmaster
2998-62 “Telemetre”

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The Omega Speedmaster, born in 1957, is one of the most iconic wristwatches ever produced. Since 1965, it has been the choice of space programs for over half a century and has been associated with some of mankind’s greatest space adventures, earning it the name The Moonwatch.

Naturally, beyond its professional use for more than sixty years, the Speedmaster, with its incredible history and its timeless design, has appealed to a much wider public throughout the world.

The CK 2998 reference took over from the first model, CK 2915, in 1959 and its production is estimated at 8’000 watches, divided into 8 sub-references. Its main distinctive feature is the hour and minutes Alpha hands. The CK 2998 was the first Speedmaster in space, worn by Wally Schirra as his personal watch on the Sigma 7 mission of the Mercury program in October 1962. It was also the choice of two other Original Seven astronauts: Gordon Cooper and Deke Slayton.

#19.832.xxx has case reference 2998-62, which was used at the same time as reference 105.002-62 on identical models, produced mainly in 1963. This example is characterized by an optional telemeter (units in kilometers) bezel. Its parts are conform, with the  exception of the bracelet end links number 6, which are aftermarket parts.

Its condition is good, deserving a Watch Score of 8.4.

An Extra Score of 1.5 is given for the rarity of the optional bezel and the slightly tropical dial.

Our WATCHFID Rating is 9.9.

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The Omega Speedmaster, born in 1957, is one of the most iconic wristwatches ever produced. Since 1965, it has been the choice of space programs for over half a century and has been associated with some of mankind’s greatest space adventures, earning it the name The Moonwatch.

Naturally, beyond its professional use for more than sixty years, the Speedmaster, with its incredible history and its timeless design, has appealed to a much wider public throughout the world.

The CK 2998 reference took over from the first model, CK 2915, in 1959 and its production is estimated at 8’000 watches, divided into 8 sub-references. Its main distinctive feature is the hour and minutes Alpha hands. The CK 2998 was the first Speedmaster in space, worn by Wally Schirra as his personal watch on the Sigma 7 mission of the Mercury program in October 1962. It was also the choice of two other Original Seven astronauts: Gordon Cooper and Deke Slayton.

#19.832.xxx has case reference 2998-62, which was used at the same time as reference 105.002-62 on identical models, produced mainly in 1963. This example is characterized by an optional telemeter (units in kilometers) bezel. Its parts are conform, with the  exception of the bracelet end links number 6, which are aftermarket parts.

Its condition is good, deserving a Watch Score of 8.4.

An Extra Score of 1.5 is given for the rarity of the optional bezel and the slightly tropical dial.

Our WATCHFID Rating is 9.9.

Watchfid Score

8.4 / 10

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Watchfid Certification Report: Yes

The purpose of this document is to determine whether the constituent parts of the watch are conform to the model reference /period or not, and to value their condition and importance.

Watchfid Digital Certificate: Yes

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Watchfid Appraisal Book: Yes

This document presents each watch in the most objective and detailed manner possible, thanks to a substantiated analysis, high-resolution photos designed to highlight all elements of the watch and an innovative rating system. Available in printed and digital versions.

Extract of Archives: Yes

On request and when available, an extract of the archives from the manufacturer can be obtained.

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