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For sale from my personal collection is this amazing BWC (Butte Watch Company) Chronograph featuring a Landeron 248 movement. This watch is of an outstanding quality. Does the model seem familiar? Correct! It is a lot like an early Heuer Carrera ref 3637S but at a fraction of the price.
"Heuer, while making some of the finest and most popular racing chronographs of the 1960s under their own name, produced and assembled watches for a number of other brands, including Hamilton, Clebar, Zodiac, Vantage, Buren, Tradition etc... These Heuer-made, other-branded watches were mostly 2- or 3-register chronographs in all white/silver, all black, or a combination of the two. "
The watch is in excellent condition, the acrylic crystal is scratch free and the stainless steel case has never been polished and the silver sunburst dial shines. The watch comes on it’s original “beads of rice” bracelet.
Diameter without crowns is 35 mm, with crown 38 mm, 43mm, length, 11 mm thickness it wears bigger than the numbers suggest.
Service: Unknown service history, winding and setting the time are very smooth, the chrono is working as it should and resets perfectly, pushers work crisply.
I am the second owner
My price is 595,- euro including free international insured shipping
Payment via bank transfer (I recommend Transferwise, it works great and has a better exchange rate then PayPal), PayPal as a gift to friends/family or normal PayPal at +3,8%
Service: Unknown service history, chrono starts, stops and resets like it should , pushers work crisply, keeps good time.
I am located in The Netherlands
I am a collector who sometimes sells a watch from his collection, I am a regular at WUS and the dutch "horlogeforum", here is some feedback:
I am not a professional watch seller and this watch is part of my private collection. Every watch is described to the best of my abilities. I consider the pictures part of the description and do not accept refunds. Please note that vintage watches are not as precise functioning and waterproof as a modern day watch. Please ask any questions beforehand and I will answer them.