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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 20, 2016

LOT 180

HEUER CARRERA CHRONOGRAPH STEEL Heuer/Leonidas, "Carrera." Made in the 1960s. Fine and rare, water resistant stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and tachometer.

Two-body, polished and brushed, flat bezel, lapidated lugs, screwed-down case back. Bicolor matte silver and black with applied steel faceted baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track and tachometer scale, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12-hour registers. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. Val. 72, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 23,500 - 39,000 / CHF 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: USD 21,875

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Dial signed, movement and case signed Heuer - Leonidas SA. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.