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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 165

HEUER - SEAFARER, RETAILED BY ABERCROMBIE & FITCH Heuer, Swiss, retailed by Abercrombie & Fitch Co., Ref. 2447, made circa 1960. Fine, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and tide-indicator.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, flat bezel, lapidated lugs. Silver with baton indexes, auxiliary sunk matte silver and blue dials for the tide indication, 30-minute and the 12 hour registers. Luminous dauphine hands. Cal. 721, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, selfcompensating flat balance spring.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 25,000 - 41,000 / USD 3,400 - 5,700

Sold: CHF 11,250


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial signed Abercrombie & Fitch Co., case and movement signed Heuer-Leonidas. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Made towards the end of the production of the Seafarer model, this model features the larger and wider Carrera style case. Featuring sharp angles, and a perfectly matching patina on the lume to the dial and indexes, a rarely seen and unusual model, in excellent original condition.