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Serial: 148xxx (this is among the lowest on record for this reference), easy to read (ditto the 1153 reference)
Bracelet: NSA bracelet (6.25" presently, though comes with 2 extra links, which'll get it to 6.75") fits my 7.25" wrist well; with the links, it should accommodate an almost 8" wrist.
Movement: Cal 11 keeping very good time. A little on the slow side--maybe a minute every two days or so, though I'm honestly not sure. The amplitude is good, the date flips as it should, chrono starts/stops/resets perfectly every time. Bottom pusher sometimes sticks momentarily before popping back out, but that's obviously just a matter of gunk.
Case: incredibly clean and unpolished. The brushing is basically without a scratch throughout. The back has a couple very minor scratches.
Dial: There are a few very minor spots—mostly on the lower half of the dial, and at the center post—but I can only notice them with a 10x lit loupe. The lume plots are mostly all gone; 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 10 have remnants. Picture should make it all clear.
Hands: the hour and minute hands have their full lume but are slightly dirty. That said, they're correct 1st execution hands, as is the bright glossy red chrono seconds hand. Both subdial hands have just been replaced with NOS Heuer subdial hands, correct for the reference.
Asking $3600USD; happy to provide references, more photos, answer questions, whatever (email: email@example.com). Also happy to work out shipping and payment methods with buyer. Thanks for looking, and to Jeff/CT for hosting.
Apologies for the bad pictures; I'll try to take better ones tomorrow.