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Speedy Tuesday - A Speedmaster Professional 145.022-71 Non-NASA (and Original)Speedmaster Professional 145.022 CasebacksWhen you appear only at that Omega Speedmaster Professional 145.022-71, there is nothing strange at first sight. Merely a nice 'ordinary' Speedmaster Professional post-Moon. Dial , bezel, hands and bracelet, all correct. In truth, it is very a nice demonstration of a Speedmaster Professional 145.022-71. In our Speedmaster 145.022 buyer's guide, we offer some specifics for this reference.However, studying the back of the Speedmaster Professional 145.022-71, we have seen something awkward. A clean caseback, without having inscription. But wait a second, you might say, there are several casebacks for that 145.022, with and without inscription. True, but:Not like this excellent casebackThe 145.022-71 ought to have the "Flight-Qualified" - inscription whereas the 145.022-69 also comes in several variations. breitling navitimer models watches Essentially, the watch carries a plain non-NASA caseback. It can do have the beautiful sea-horse and 'Speedmaster' writing, but no inscription like the "First Watch Worn on the Moon" or "Flight-Qualified by NASA for many Manned Space Missions" ones. In truth, it's a bit like the caseback in the Speedmaster'57 Replica reference 3594.50. But it truly is a caseback owed for the 1971 production reference. If we take particular notice, by opening the watch and study within the caseback, we view the next:Non-NASA Caseback - An ExplanationSo just what is the story behind this caseback. In the event you consider the image above, you are going to just see 145022-71 ST along with the HF (Huguenin Freres, the creation of the truth) and some other stamps. Making this - again - not the caseback with the Speedmaster'57 Replica reference 3594.50 of the late 1990s or even the Speedmaster Pro Moonphase type of the 1980s (reference 345.0809).Speedmaster Reference 3594.50 caseback with the 1990sAccording to Moonwatch Only, the reference book on Speedmasters, these Speedmaster Professional 145.022-71 casebacks without the need of inscription are known, and is dated to 1971 and 1972, however the reason is (a minimum of before printing) unknown to them.The reason from former NASA engineer Jim Ragan (over the Q&A session in the Speedy Tuesday Event of October 28th) is this fact empty caseback will be the response to the following:When Omega made a decision to placed the inscription "Flight-Qualified by NASA for all those manned space missions" for the casebacks replica rolex , rather than "First Watch Worn for the Moon" straight-text inscription, this would have to be approved by NASA's Public Affairs right at that moment. As there was some delay with this approval process, Omega has put out some 145.022-71 casebacks without having inscription in any way. So to get a very short time, it's been done with this specific reference.So, you now know. When you come across a vintage Speedmaster Professional without having inscription, don't put it away as 'frankenwatch' just yet. Provide the watch opened and view for that inscriptions (145.022-71) on the inside replica secondhand omega watches .This watch is currently available for sale via Roy & Sacha Davidoff in Geneva. A big thank you to them for allowing us to adopt images of this watch.Good hunting! replica breitling skyracer raven watches
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