Omega 3197.50.00

3197.50.00 : Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Yellow Gold / Black / Bracelet / MIR 365

Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Yellow Gold / Black / Bracelet / MIR 365

Brand: Omega
Family: Speedmaster
Reference: 3197.50.00 (aka: 31975000)
Name: Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Yellow Gold / Black / Bracelet / MIR 365
Produced: 1993/1 - 1993/1
Limited: Yes, 7 units

Case

Material: Yellow gold
Bezel: Tachymeter
Glass: Plexi
Back: Closed
Shape: Round
Diameter: 42.00 mm
Lug Width: 20.00 mm
W/R: 50.00 m

Dial

Color: Black
Finish: Matte
Indexes: Stick / Dot
Hands: Stick

Movement

Hand-decorated and gilt movement
Created in 1980
17 jewels up to 1995
18 jewels from 1995 onwards

Type:Handwound
Brand:Omega
Caliber:863
Base: Lemania 1873
Display:Analog
Diameter:27.00 mm
Jewels:18
Reserve:48 h
Frequency:21600 bph
Time:Small Seconds, Hours, Minutes
Chronograph:Chronograph

Description

The ref. 3197.50.00 (BA 345.0052.035) is a limited edition of 7 Speedmaster watches in yellow gold that spent a total of 365 days aboard the MIR space station before being sold to the public in 1995. Only two examples featured the gold bracelet as pictured; an additional 28 stainless steel Speedmasters got the same treatment.

The caseback of this model is engraved with '365 DAYS ON BOARD SPACE STATION MIR' and 'JULY 1993 - JULY 1994'.