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Not many people know that in the 1990s, the Mk40 Triple Date was seen by Omega as the range topper of the Speedmaster line. In 1995, the Professional Speedy was $2250 while the Triple Date was $2300. 25 years later, the Moon watch has doubled in price and the Triple Date has been forgotten.

 

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It’s in my list, especially one like this with the patina lume. I would take it over the Pro personally. I prefer automatics and love the complications. I have the 3513 and absolutely love the size and layout, just getting to the point where I want better contrast on the dial and hands.
 

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While I prefer the 42mm of the Pro, I prefer the mvt in the Day/Date better. I love my Triple Date Blue dial so I can live with the 39mm
Don’t have a Pro, but I’d love to get the Triple that looks almost just like it.
Looks like it would look larger with the black tach bezel.
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While I prefer the 42mm of the Pro, I prefer the mvt in the Day/Date better. I love my Triple Date Blue dial so I can live with the 39mm
Don’t have a Pro, but I’d love to get the Triple that looks almost just like it.
Looks like it would look larger with the black tach bezel. View attachment 16366303
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Your watch is a classic mid-2000s design, where as the Mk40 is too derivative of the original. Hang on to your watch, and it will become sought after in the years to come. The 70s speedy Mk2 could have been had for next to nothing in the 90s. Now they go for many thousands
 

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Your watch is a classic mid-2000s design, where as the Mk40 is too derivative of the original. Hang on to your watch, and it will become sought after in the years to come. The 70s speedy Mk2 could have been had for next to nothing in the 90s. Now they go for many thousands
Oh it’s not going anywhere, but I still want the Mk40 for my old eyes. Lol
I do prefer it’s face and hands more too.
 

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I owned a triple date, the upgraded 3220.50.00 chronometer version. It was incredibly accurate but also incredibly noisy and tall for a 40mm. I sold it to step up to the professional. IMHO, the triple date is a solid watch but it'll never be a classic and its price history reflects that.
 

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Great review of a very nice and unique watch, IMHO.

Good job.
 

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I believe the Triple is already a classic, certainly sought after.
The Pros are great and will eventually get one, but I still prefer the DayDate mvt. Fot its complications.
Just wished it was a little larger for my 7.25” wrist.
 
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Not seen these before, current look on eBay didn’t make them out to be massively cheap though. Like it though!

Feedback on the video, is it worth trying to avoid so much reflection on the crystal? Made it hard to soak up the intricacy and beauty of the dial.
 

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Very cool! Do you have any more photos/angles?
Sure, here's the Uncle Seiko, and I included some Forstner Flatlink pics for comparison of fit. They're both good bracelets. The Forstner does not come in 18mm, but if it did, I would have gone with that. As you can tell from the photos, the Forstner has a more customizable fit. It has a few stretchy links near the clasp that help ease the bracelet over your hand, but the US1135 does not have that feature. If I had the perfect bracelet fit, it wouldn't be able to get the US1135 over my hand. Obviously, depends on your personal hand and wrist size. US1135 comes in multiple lug widths, so it's the only option on this watch.

Uncle Seiko has another 18mm option but it doesn't specify if it fits on the triple date, so I didn't want to mess around with the end links and pliers.


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Forstner Flatlink (20mm) Fit

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