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Offering this rare DUGENA “Big Eye” chronograph, equipped with the venerable HEUER Caliber 12 movement, AUTAVIA case & stunning tropical dial
A very attractive timepiece, demonstrating all the characteristics of a proper vintage 1970s big case automatic Swiss Chronograph:
-famed HEUER CALIBER 12 / Dugena 3207 - the movement is in excellent condition (even screw heads), as seen in the photos
-AUTAVIA style stainless steel case, size 42mm WITHOUT CROWN, in honest condition (sunburst visible), and 21mm lugs - see photos
-highly desired TROPICAL “brownish” dial is original with tritium in place, original hands with tritium showing age/cracking, red date at 6, grey subdials, orange sub dial/chrono hands, Tachometer chapter ring, black MH bezel with original lume dot securely in place (in very nice condition and beginning to take on a slight “ghosting” effect)
-domed original plexi, nice and clear
-original bracelet from when produced with original finish in great condition reading ‘stainless steel DBGM 9677’
-back case reads ‘water resistant, Swiss made, shock resistant’ 524130 157
The watch is running well, and RESETTING super crisp every single time - but service history is unknown - I can only recommend getting it serviced for increased reserve time and accuracy.
The watch is even nicer than in the photos, a real bargain for the famous CALIBER 12 Chronograph - and just take a look around for ANY DUGENA CAL 12 and you’ll notice this is a STEAL!
Asking price EUR 1500 FIRM
Model: Dugena ‘Big eye’ 157
Movement: Heuer Caliber 12 / Dugena 3207
Serial number: 524130
References from years on CT, PayPal accepted +4% or FF and bank transfer.
Thank you JEFF and CT!