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Speedy Tuesday – Speedmaster Missions Collection Suitcase

It is Speedy Tuesday! Although I’m at the SIHH in Geneva, following presentations and doing pictures for our #instagram channel (follow fratellowatches on instagram), nobody can hold us down!! Today’s Speedmaster topic is the suit case with all the Speedmaster Mission models, a Speedmaster 1957 re-redition and a spare OMEGA caliber 1861 movement.

There are 50 of these cases by OMEGA, introduced in batches of three. The first batch of the Speedmaster Mission collection was 40 suit cases in 1997, and afterwards OMEGA produced / sold another 2 x 5 cases (1 in 1997, 1 in 1998).

Although I am not sure what the list price price was of this case at the time, I’ve found one at WatchFinder.co.uk for approximately $200,000,- USD. It consists of the 22 Speedmaster Mission models and the aforementioned Speedmaster ’57 Re-edition or ‘Replica’, although replica is a bad chosen term.

Speedy Tuesday   Speedmaster Missions Collection Suitcase
 
Speedy Tuesday   Speedmaster Missions Collection Suitcase
Speedy Tuesday   Speedmaster Missions Collection Suitcase
Speedy Tuesday   Speedmaster Missions Collection Suitcase
 
Speedy Tuesday   Speedmaster Missions Collection Suitcase
 
Speedy Tuesday   Speedmaster Missions Collection Suitcase
Speedy Tuesday   Speedmaster Missions Collection Suitcase
Speedy Tuesday   Speedmaster Missions Collection Suitcase
 
All the Speedmaster Mission models are there, from the Gemini V mission to the Skylab mission in 1974. OMEGA also released a number of mission models that you could buy separately, like the Gemini IV model with the blue dial for instance (we reviewed this Speedy before). All the Speedmaster models in this suitcase are ‘Speedmaster Professional’ models, except the ’57 re-edition that doesn’t feature the word ‘Professional’ on the dial. It also has the applied OMEGA logo at 12 o’clock, something a lot of collections fancy to have.

Speedy Tuesday   Speedmaster Missions Collection Suitcase

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  1. Speedy Tuesday - Omega Speedmaster Professional Gemini V Reply

    […] fans out there. As you probably know, Omega produced a number of mission patch models as part of 50 white suitecases with the ‘Speedmaster Mission’ collection in 1997 (40 sets) and in 1998 (2x 5 sets). […]

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