Breaking News: Christie’s New York To Hold ‘The Omega Speedmaster 50’ Thematic Sale This December
The 50-parcel deal denotes the half-century commemoration of the Omega Speedmaster’s initial outing into space, on the wrist of Gemini IV space traveler Ed White during his history-production space walk. The deal will follow the Speedmaster’s whole history – starting its life as a racer’s chronograph – with early examples of the rarely seen references 2915-1 and 2915-2. The deal will proceed with excellent examples from the mid 2998 arrangement, moving onto the experts and beyond.
We will likewise see more extreme plan approaches to the Speedmaster from the 1970s and 1980s, including model “The Frozen North Project” watches, restricted versions commending space missions and the Olympic Games, and, properly, watches that have flown and been utilized in space.
The total highlight of this unique Speedmaster deal is parcel number three, an uncommon and at no other time seen example of the early reference 2915-1. This watch has carried on with its life basically unworn, and highlights a few beforehand undocumented attributes comparative with the all around really uncommon 2915-1 examples we know of.
Each watch included in the Speedmaster 50 deal has been thoroughly considered by the Christie’s Watch Department to guarantee all out accuracy – allowing bidders to know that each watch accessible here is unquestionably right, an uncommon event with vintage Speedmaster.
The Christie’s Omega Speedmaster 50 deal will happen on December 15, 2015, in New York. This denotes the absolute first time a thematic deal will happen in New York for Christie’s – a gesture to the Speedmaster’s shared history with the United States.
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