Omega Replica Seamaster Date at 6, Ref 2627
Hey guys. I just recently had received this watch as a gift. I was wondering if anyone had an idea on the reference number of this one, and opinions on if it was a redial. My father picked this up at a garage sale about 10 years ago for 0.50$ and it got lost for some time, and it resurfaced 8 years later. My dad had it serviced ( the watch keeps excellent time) , and my dad said the dial was replaced with a genuine dial, but i have a suspicion it is redialed ( look at the cross hairs and the 12 hour marker. Thoughts?
edit: i know its a bumper movement but not sure of the caliber. I will take this to a watchmaker some time.
The Speedmaster Signature Collection
This collection is dedicated the crew of Gemini 4 and the men that flew the subsequent Gemini and Apollo missions. In chronological order, it tells the story of the significant events that paved the way to landing a man on the Moon.
Between 1965 and 1972, American astronauts flew the Gemini and Apollo missions. During those historic missions, spaceflight milestones were achieved for the US manned spaceflight program. As each first-time events occurred, the astronauts and mission controllers meticulously recorded the exact time and date. The times and dates are forever part of US manned spaceflight history marking the significant steps taking the astronauts from the first American spacewalk on June 3, 1965, to the last step off the surface of the Moon on December 14, 1972.
Beginning with project Gemini, each mission was assigned specific tasks for the first time. Each new task was attempted, practiced, and mastered to enable the astronauts to travel to the Moon on future Apollo missions. The new tasks assigned to a mission built upon the previous missions’ accomplishments and became increasingly more difficult and dangerous. From walking in space, to rendezvous in Earth orbit and circling the Moon, each successfully completed maneuver moved the space program one step closer to landing a man on the Moon.
The pieces in the collection document many of the first-time events that occurred during the Gemini and Apollo missions. The mission accomplishments are recorded by the astronauts themselves on 1960’s style Speedmaster case backs that are similar to the case backs present on the NASA-issued Speedmasters they used to mark the time of these historic events. The collection today consists of fifteen missions documented by twelve American astronauts and one Russian cosmonaut recording the events that are forever part of US manned spaceflight history.
I would like to thank the astronauts for their valuable time and openness to participating in my project. I would also like to thank those who helped me obtain these pieces. Their time and effort is greatly appreciated.