Lot 74: Heuer Monaco, Ref. 1533G, Switzerland, c.1972
October 26, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Heuer Monaco, Ref. 1533G
Switzerland, circa 1972
Automatic movement, caliber 15, 17 jewels; hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph
Metallic Silver dial with applied black and silver luminous Baton hour-markers, chronograph register and constant seconds subdials, date aperture, minutes outer ring; Red and silver luminous Obelisque and white Fils hands
Stainless Steel case, crown, pushers, and snap-on caseback
Gray rubber strap with Stainless Steel pin buckle
Hallmarked on the clasp
Case Dimensions: 40mm x 45.5mm
Good age-related condition with minor traces of wear: case shows some scratches and dings, bezel shows minor scratches, lumes on the hands show a small crack, crystal shows minor scratches; Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense
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Heuer, or Uhrenmanufaktur Heuer AG, was founded in 1860 by Edouard Heuer in St. Imier, Switzerland. Heuer watches quickly received a good reputation for there high level of accuracy and great craftsmanship. This reputation for precision lead to their venture into the motorsports racing world, where they acted as official timekeeper for various Formula 1 teams. The company was eventually purchased by the TAG group, forming TAG Heuer.Overhaul is recommended at the buyer’s expense. Long-term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. Size and weight may deviate from the manufacturer’s indication. All watches are hand-measured and weighed.
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