Rare C.R.S. case from the 1980s
Nice “Tall & Open S” dial
(1) Score impacted by the absence of a steel bracelet (impact = -1.0)
About this watch
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 reference ST 145.022 is the successor of ST 145.012 and the first fitted with the caliber 861. During the first years of production of the ST 145.022, the year of manufacture was engraved inside the caseback: 68, 69, 71, 74, 76 and the last one 78.
The present watch was made in 1982 and is characterized by a new case manufacturer for Speedmasters: C.-R. Spillmann et Cie (abbreviated C.R.S.), which produced cases for Speedmasters between 1981 and 1987.
#45.250.xxx was produced in April 1982 and originally delivered to Switzerland. It comes with a leather band, its steel Omega deployment buckle.
It is in good condition and its parts are conform, earning a Watch Score of 8.2, impacted by the lack of a steel bracelet.
An Extra Score of + 0.2 is given for its original and worn light grey Omega box.
Our WATCHFID Rating is 8.4.
This watch is provided with an exclusive 32-page book: the WATCHFID Expert Report.