The race is on for a limited edition Michael Schumacher Omega Speedmaster, which is set to go under the gavel at Plymouth Auction Rooms next month. The rare edition timepiece, one of just 555 ever produced, was designed to commemorate the five Formula One World Drivers Champion titles won by Michael Schumacher.
The 18ct Rose Gold Omega Speedmaster Automatic Chronometer ‘Broad Arrow Red Gold Schumi’ features a black dial with gold circle around the counters, Michael & Schumacher printed at the level of the 12-hour counter, back engraved 414/555, ‘Michael Schumacher, Five Times World Champion’ and the dates 1994, 1995, 2000 & 2001 engraved between the bezel notches.
The watch comes with spare links, inner and outer boxes and cards, operating instructions booklet, tag and international warranty ref 31595000. watch number 78019845, dated 16/10/07.
Auctioneer Paul Keen said ‘Included amongst the many sought-after timepieces in our 6th September Fine Silver, Jewellery and Watches Sale is this limited edition Omega Speedmaster. This showstopping watch was designed to commemorate an incredible achievement by an incredible sportsman. This watch is one of just 555, so we have no doubt that it will be a popular lot at auction with both Formula One fans and watch enthusiasts alike”.
The team are busy taking in consignments for next months auction, so if you do have any items of interest please get in touch by calling 01752 254740. The catalogue will be live online in the next few weeks, and the Fine Silver, Jewellery & Watches Auction will be taking place on Wednesday 6th September at 6pm.