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FS: Omega Vintage Speedmaster Day Date MK 40

Late 1990s bold Omega Speedmaster Mark 40 in outstanding condition. This reasonably priced package offers an automatic chronograph, a triple calendar function and a day/night indicator making it probably the best value per complication for any Speedy out there.

Please read the condition report and refer to the high resolution pictures to assess the condition of the watch.

MODEL / REFERENCE: Omega Speedmaster Mark 40 ref. 3520.53.00. The 55 Mio serial number dates this Speedy to the late 1990s

DIAL+HANDS: The matte anthracite dial is in very good condition and really pleasing to look at. Combined with the black bezel, the color contrast brings forward a bit of a visual firework in keeping with the caliber's layout: the chronograph hands are red, the 24h subdial at 9 o'clock is black and blue, the date indicator hand has a yellow tip and the hours/minutes hands are black with white tips. This colorful scheme makes it not only stand out, it also purposefully makes this busy dial easy to read.

From the text to the radial date disc, the printing on the dial is very crisp and well preserved.

The Arabic numerals are set with faded Tritium and have developed a cream/ yellow warm patina

The lume coated hands are correct to the watch and the tritium lume shows a light hue of beige.

Bezel: the original aluminum bezel is in very good condition with almost no signs of use.. Please refer to the pictures.

CRYSTAL: A new sapphire crystal has been fitted.

MOVEMENT: Under the caseback sits a 25 jewel self-winding Omega caliber 1151 with a 44-hour power reserve.
The movement has been recently serviced, runs strongly and keeps accurate time.

All functions are in excellent working order: sets, winds, auto-winds, double quick set, and the chronograph starts, stops and resets crisply.

CASE: The stainless steel case is very well proportioned with 39mm in diameter and 45mm lug to lug. This watch has been well taken care of as the case is in overall excellent condition.

A small pusher button can be found at the upper side of the left lug to set the day of the week.

CASEBACK: The pressure fit caseback is in very good condition. It preserves its factory finish ornate with well pronounced medallion at the center displaying the infamous Seahorse logo and “Speedmaster” text.
The inner caseback is stamped with the right Omega nomenclature for the period such as the case maker's hallmark, and reference number.

CROWN + PUSHERS: The original crown is signed with the Omega logo at the center and functions as intended. The two chronograph pushers are original as well and operate flawlessly.

BRACELET: The watch is fitted with the original Omega 1560/852 steel bracelet in near mint condition. It shows virtually no stretch and fits a wrist of approx. 17.5 to 18 cm.

ACCESSORIES: Hang tag, later Omega Speedmaster box in very good condition.

WARRANTY: We guarantee the authenticity of the watch. We also provide 12 months guarantee for the correct function of this timepiece. All are subject to the General Terms and conditions guarantees.

The price is 4,220 CHF Plus Shipping (Swiss Franc) or best reasonable offer plus shipping at actual cost. Low ball offers will be politely ignored.
Watch and I are in Switzerland.
Feel free to ask questions, I will be glad to answer.

Please feel free to ask questions, we will be glad to answer.

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