Omega had a keen interest in motor racing in the 1990s and other brand ambassadors included ralf schumacher and Michael andretti.
This speedmaster was launched from the karting track in Kerpen, Germany, where Michael schumacher developed his driving skills while he was young.
CALIBRE 1141 In 1995, the automatic calibre 1141 became the rhodium-plated version of the calibre 1140, which was built for Speedmasters with “reduced” cases. Like its predecessor, the calibre 1141 featured smaller dimensions (25.60 mm in diameter) to fit the more refined chronograph design. It had a frequency of 28,800 and featured a distinctive chronograph plate.
Year of production 1996 watch reference pic 3810.61.41 case stainless steel diameter 39mm hands baton bracelet leather strap glass hesalite dial red, sln luminous calibre 1141 launched by Michael schumacher racing this striking model is notable for its “younger aesthetics” and was produced in both red and yellow versions. the piece was launched by racing legend michael schumacher who had become a new omega ambassador in 1996. as well as featuring a racing-style minute track, the watch had a rubber presentation box that resembled the tyres of f1 cars and featured schumacher’s signature in white. 1996 racing launched by michael schumacher
Omega Speedmaster Chronograph 3810.61 Mens Watch.
39mm Stainless steel case with a fixed black aluminum-filled bezel with tachymeter scale. Red dial with white luminous hands and stick hour markers. Minute markers around the outer rim. Three Chronograph sub-dials displaying: 60 seconds, 30 minute and 12 hours. Stainless steel bracelet with a fold over clasp. Acrylic crystal. Calibre 1143 automatic self-winding movement with a 40-hour power reserve.
Prices are rising and would make a great investment piece.
Unpolished, original watch, we offer 12 months warranty.
The watch is full-set made in 1997, comes with after market leather strap and original box and paper.