Heuer. A fine and rare 18ct gold chronograph calendar automatic wristwatch Ref:1158, Serial No.249360, Circa 1974
Lot 138
Heuer. A fine and rare 18ct gold chronograph calendar automatic wristwatch Ref:1158, Serial No.249360, Circa 1974
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,432) inc. premium
Lot Details
Heuer. A fine and rare 18ct gold chronograph calendar automatic wristwatch
Ref:1158, Serial No.249360, Circa 1974
17-jewel Cal.12 automatic movement signed on the bridge Heuer, champagne dial with two black subsidiary dials for 30 minute and 12 hour recording, dial signed Carrera Heuer Automatic Chronograph, black edged hands with luminous inserts, black chronograph hand, luminous indexes for the hours, outer Tachymeter scale, polished and brushed finish 18ct gold case with screw down case back, later leather strap, together with Heuer zip pouch and service guarantee, case, dial and movement signed
38mm.

Footnotes

  • Jack Heuer said that his favourite watch was the 18ct gold Carrera automatic chronograph reference 1158 which he had personally presented to each Ferrari Formula One driver. He said: 'These watches have a deep emotional meaning for me, as we have lost drivers to racing accidents'. The golden Carreras were worn by racing drivers Niki Lauda, Clay Regazzoni, Ronnie Peterson and others.
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