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two speed masters passed down from grumpy father

  1. Mr. Phil

    Mr. Phil Dec 18, 2019

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    I've been fortunate enough to have two speed masters passed down to me from my father.

    He said the one on the left was purchased in June 1969 during his Air Force pilot training. It was over wound and doesn't work.

    The one on the right runs but has never been serviced.

    Questions are

    What models are these?

    Who can fix them?

    What are the approximate values?

    How can I learn more about them?

    Thanks in advance,

    Phil B722C22E-8C9A-4E9A-BB6B-1AF0B3866778.jpeg View attachment 892311 View attachment 892311 1DCB644E-CF9F-42B4-B95A-7972FD265E94.jpeg
     
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  2. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Dec 18, 2019

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    While you're waiting for the more knowledgeable posters to stop drooling and answer, start educating yourself here: Speedmaster101
     
    Edited Dec 18, 2019
  3. OmegaFan503

    OmegaFan503 Dec 18, 2019

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    The one on the left could be an original Ultraman :eek:

    Speedmaster101 has good info about this model.

    Whatever you do, don't send it to Omega for service!
     
  4. OmegaFan503

    OmegaFan503 Dec 18, 2019

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    It is probably a good idea to try to get an extract for this possible Ultraman watch too.
     
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  5. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz Dec 18, 2019

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    Ultraman... again...

    Just kidding. Fantastic watches. The speedy guys soon chime in.
     
  6. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz Dec 18, 2019

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    Maybe you should change the title to: "two speedmasters passed down from father".
     
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  7. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Dec 18, 2019

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    Yes, one of the fifty :rolleyes:
     
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  8. OmegaFan503

    OmegaFan503 Dec 18, 2019

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    I am by no means an expert, but the one on the right looks like a Speedmaster from the 90's, could be worth about $3.5-4.5k, where the one on the left could be worth much more.

    I will let the experts chime in :)

    ::popcorn::
     
  9. Cuttysark

    Cuttysark Dec 18, 2019

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    WOW! nice watches :)
    The right one seems to be never opened.. It's an original wax seal?
     
  10. Mr. Phil

    Mr. Phil Dec 18, 2019

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    Yes, I think you're right. Early 90's
     
  11. Shabbaz

    Shabbaz Dec 18, 2019

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    Haha. exactly...
     
  12. Mr. Phil

    Mr. Phil Dec 18, 2019

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    Yes, never opened
     
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  13. BenBagbag

    BenBagbag Dec 18, 2019

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    Hey Mr Phil,

    Sorry about grumpy pa. Why don't you send us a close up of the watch on the left with the red hand. It'll really help with any further assessment.
     
  14. Mr. Phil

    Mr. Phil Dec 18, 2019

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    Thank you for offering to further assess the watch. Unfortunately I put the watches in my safe deposit box and it will be awhile before I can get a better picture.
     
  15. BenBagbag

    BenBagbag Dec 18, 2019

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    You may consider visiting your safety deposit box sooner once the offers start rolling into your inbox. :D
     
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  16. Wivac

    Wivac Terribly special Dec 18, 2019

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    ::popcorn::
     
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  17. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Dec 18, 2019

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    Not to mention, if the OP wants more answers, just about everything necessary is inside those watches.
     
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  18. abrod520

    abrod520 Dec 18, 2019

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    I am not an Ultraman- knowing guy nor do I care at all for the model but, isn’t that chrono hand on the short side?
     
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  19. Uscjake87

    Uscjake87 Dec 18, 2019

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    I see a pattern emerging...
     
  20. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Dec 18, 2019

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    I am not very knowledgeable either, but when blowing up the photo, I can see the hand extending past the marker, which I believe is correct.