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- A STAINLESS STEEL CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH REGISTERS
REF 2998-3 MVT 17764171 SPEEDMASTER CIRCA 1965
- stainless steel
- diameter 40 mm
• cal. 321 manual winding copper finish lever movement, 17 jewels, mono metallic balance • black dial, painted luminescent baton indexes, luminescent Lancette hands, white luminescent chronograph hand, sunken engine turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minute, and 12 hour registers, outer minute markers with 1/5 second divisions • stainless steel case, later black bezel with tachometer scale, engraved screw down case back • case, dial, and movement signed
The 2998-3 is the third in the series of renditions of the reference 2998. Produced from 1959 to 1962, the 2998 bears straight lugs, an applied Omega logo to the dial, and the celebrated caliber 321 movement. The present lot contains a well preserved and slightly ‘tropical’ dial with long luminous hour markers with matching luminous hands, as well as correct Alpha style hands for the subsidiary dials.