Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 294

HEUER VALJOUX 72 CHRONOGRAPH 38 MM STEEL Heuer, Swiss, case No. 37277, Ref. 2447 AS. Made circa 1949. Fine, large, extremely rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph.

CHF 3,500 - 5,500

HKD 28,000 - 44,000 / USD 3,500 - 5,500

Sold: CHF 9,375

Two-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, inclined bezel, lapidated lugs. Silver with luminous arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30-minute and the 12 hour registers. Luminous dauphine hands. Cal. 72, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self compensating flat balance spring.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-55-01-05

Very good

Slightly oxidized

Luminous material reapplied

HANDS Original

HANDS Luminous material reapplied


Dial, case and movement signed Heuer. DIAM. 38 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.