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|Subject: Is this watch a "grail"? Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:27 pm|| |
I dislike the term "grail", but this may be a grail Speedmaster!
Speedmaster Professional ref.145.022
So, you are probably wondering why I would call this a grail...well, it is actually a real NASA issued, Speedmaster that was used in service on space missions! It is the great grandaddy of my 3570.50 "Speedy Moon"!
There is a really cool article on it and how it ended up being owned by a European Astronaut on Hodinkee. Here is the link: http://www.fratellowatches.com/speedy-tuesday-weve-found-an-astronauts-speedmaster-professional/
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|Subject: Re: Is this watch a "grail"? Thu Oct 11, 2012 10:21 am|| |
That is a fantastic watch. The heritage behind the brand and the NASA history really make it something special. I imagine that watch is worth $50K+!
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|Subject: Re: Is this watch a "grail"? Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:43 am|| |
I'm fine with the term. Yes, the watch is for me. . .but that damn crystal needs to be serviced. I don't care if it has been to space and back it is too distracting.
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