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This c.1945 Jaeger-LeCoultre ‘Triple Date’ automatic watch above displays the day, date and month in addition to the time. Made from stainless steel with a 36mm sized case, it has a starting price of £3000 in William George & Co’s online watches sale ending on July 24.


In 1978, Omega recertified its famous Speedmaster for NASA’s emerging Space Shuttle programme, submitting three different watches for certification.

The Speedmaster Professional was chosen and certified in 1978 to be used by astronauts for all manned space flights.

Dating from the period is a gentleman’s stainless steel Speedmaster Professional watch, reference number 145.022 78, which is estimated at £2000-3000 in Woolley & Wallis’ jewellery and watches sale in Salisbury on July 19.