Tuesday Speedmaster. 3 specimens.

Jun 11, 2019,02:44 AM
 

A dream of a CK 2998: 



Another tropical CK 2998, but with questionable hands: 



And for the good measure, a superb CK 2998 specimen, with a great black dial: 



Who could guess that one day, I would start a Speedie Tuesday?  wink

Best,

Nicolas


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Here is my Ck2998....

 
 By: ZeroHour : June 11th, 2019-03:56
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Spot on, Bill. ;) [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 11th, 2019-07:32

Wow !!!

 
 By: Ludi : June 11th, 2019-07:18
Below is my contribution, featuring a pretty modern Speedy.. well, compares to yours I mean ... except you should have noticed that lovely chocolate 2998 in the background , a sweety which belongs to the famous DrStrong of course Best regards ^^ - Fred ...  

Is that a 145.022 Ludi?

 
 By: renerod : June 13th, 2019-13:44
It looks great! And that chocolate in the back is so sweet! Best. René

My favorite reference. Cheers!

 
 By: renerod : June 17th, 2019-03:46
And it looks in perfect condition. Enjoy it a lot in good health. René

It may be Speedy Tuesday today, but in my timezone, it's always . . .

 
 By: Dr No : June 11th, 2019-10:29
. . . Flighty Friday! [ Ca '69 Ω ref 145.013 cal 910] Pic taken last night on my way to a pool match at Maggie's. Did well, won the lion's share of bank-the-eight games, including a phenomenal long two-rail shot on the 8 at an odd angle. Gotta chalk it up...  

The Flightmaster and Mk II Speedmaster . . .

 
 By: Dr No : June 11th, 2019-10:44
. . . were both introduced in '69, and really should be considered as half-brothers. The designs of both Mk II and Flightmaster are more appealing than the Pro personally. I'm in a minority on this, but there you have it. Art ...  

Have you spoken with Jeff lately? . . .

 
 By: Dr No : June 11th, 2019-18:50
. . . he just got his recently.

Jeff, Dr Strong? [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 11th, 2019-22:48

Of course! . . .

 
 By: Dr No : June 12th, 2019-04:54
. . . the inimitable Dr Strong . . . .

+++1. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 13th, 2019-14:14

Most guys like Speedies. Others, Seamasters. Some even . . .

 
 By: Dr No : June 13th, 2019-16:38
. . . go for Rails. Not to mention Ploprofs. But only a handful bow before . . . . . . the ineffable Flightmaster. ;-) ...  

I did let go one few years ago

 
 By: renerod : June 13th, 2019-19:31
With a dial that was starting to get tropical. I regret it so much. Anyway, beautiful watch Art. Best. René

Late to the party

 
 By: Indebtbutontime : June 12th, 2019-17:01
and while I have a (modern) CK-2998 those beautiful tropical dials prompt me to want to share this instead.... psuedo tropical! ...