This is a quiz for all my Omega Speedmaster-savvy followers. Can you identify these historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs?

Historic Omega Speedmaster chronograph belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.

During my stay in Houston with Omega I was able to take pictures of seven ticking legends. Starting with the very first Speedmaster the reference CK2915 from 1957…

The Omega-museum in Biel / Switzerland brought some unique and stunning historic Speedmaster chronographs to Houston. The watches were exposed during the Speedmaster evening in Houston I have already been reporting of.

Let us have a look at the historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs. You can click on the pictures to enlarge them…

 

The very first Omega Speedmaster manufactured between 1957 and 1958 with its Broad Arrow hands and a fascinating beautiful dial …

 

The very first Omega Speedmaster reference CK2915 manufactured between 1957 and 1958 with its Broad Arrow hands.
The very first Omega Speedmaster reference CK2915 manufactured between 1957 and 1958 with its Broad Arrow hands.

 

By the way you see the Speedmaster chronographs in chronological order from left to right…

 

Left the very first Omega Speedmaster reference CK2915 manufactured between 1957 and 1958 with its Broad Arrow hands.
Left the very first Omega Speedmaster reference CK2915 manufactured between 1957 and 1958 with its Broad Arrow hands.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.

 

 

The same seven Speedmaster chronographs pictured from another perspective…

With the use of my flash…

Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.

 

without flash…

Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.

 

Let me highlight some of the ticking legends …

By the way: This Speedmaster below from the series manufactured between 1966 and 1969 was my favourite…

 

Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronograph belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronograph belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.

 

A first Speedmaster Professional with a quite unique Telemetre graduation on the bezel …

Historic Omega Speedmaster chronograph belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronograph belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronograph belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronograph belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronographs belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.

 

Gold? Yes! Dating from 1969 …

Historic Omega Speedmaster chronograph belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.
Historic Omega Speedmaster chronograph belonging to the Omega museum in Biel / Switzerland.

 

 

I am looking forward reading your comments on these ticking legends! Please use the comment function to post your comments…

And guys, please don´t be shy … 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Your gorgeous pictures confirmed me in my opinion that hesalite is the prime material for the crystal of this watch and therefore should be on all modern “moonwatch” speedmasters. Forget sapphire. It simply spoils the model. Unfortunately, many limited editions only come with sapphire crystals today.

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