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For sale is a Vintage Heuer Carrera 1153N (third execution) in original, near mint condition.
The highlight of this iconic Carrera is the blue-gray dial in virtually perfect condition and the rare Cal. 12 automatic chronograph movement. While the case shows light signs of wear, we can safely rate this Heuer as COLLECTORS GRADE. The movement has been serviced.
Specifications & Condition report: please note that the unaltered pictures are a relevant part of the description.
MODEL / REFERENCE: Heuer Vintage Carrera, Ref. 1153N, third execution
DIAL+HANDS: The dial is in all original condition and virtually perfect. Even when inspected under a loupe, I could not find a single flaw. All printing is original and crisp. The date wheel is clean. The subdials are super-crisp and clean. The tritium lume dots are all intact. The hour and minute hands might have been relumed at one point of time. When activated with UV light, the tritium on the indexes and hands glows and then fades off.
CRYSTAL: plexy crystal in good condition with minor surface scratches.
MOVEMENT & FUNCTION: Heuer Cal. 12 movement in full working condition SERVICED.
CASE: the 39 mm stainless steel case appears to be unpolished, retaining the factory finish. The case shows signs of use consistent with the age of the watch. Please refer to the pictures for reference. Lug to lug, the case measures 44 mm.
The serial number between the lugs is present and has partly worn off. It reads 2xx711
CASEBACK: stainless steel caseback in good condition with signs of use. The outside of the caseback carries an engraving “C 1645-6”, the inside the is stamped “Heuer Leonidas”
CROWN & PUSHERS: original signed crown, original pushers.
BRACELET / STRAP: The watch comes on new leather strap with unsigned steel buckle.
FUNCTION: All functions operate as they should. The watch keeps good time for a vintage watch.
WARRANTY: we guarantee the watch to be authentic. We also provide a 12-month warranty on the function of the watch. For warranty terms, please refer to the General Terms and Conditions.
Dial, crown, caseback and movement signed. The watch is in overall excellent vintage condition and is fully functional.
The price is 4550 CHF (Swiss Franc) or best reasonable offer plus shipping at actual cost. Low ball offers will be politely ignored.
Watch and I are in Switzerland.
Feel free to ask questions, I will be glad to answer.
Please feel free to ask questions, we will be glad to answer. Upon request, we can send you additional pictures and a video sequence. Virtual or face-to-face viewing is available by appointment.