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FS: Heuer Carrera 1153S - 1st/2nd exec - serviced, £3500

Bump - still looking for a new home... price drop to £3,500

Serviced and ready to go...

Originally - http://chronocentric.com/forums/chronotrader/index.cgi?md=read;id=80690

: Here's a watch I spent ages searching for, then bought another one
: as the donor of a bracelet to fit this one, only to fall for the
: donor in preference... see Time4aPint podcast #25
: (https://www.time4apint.com/podcast/the-time-4a-pint-podcast-episode-25)

: It's a Heuer Carrera with silver dial, early Cal 11 movement,
: reference 1153S. One of the first automatic chronograph
: movements, launched in mid 1969 with the Monaco and the
: automatic (Chrono-Matic) Autavia & Carrera.
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: As far as I know, it's original - though it may have been lightly
: polished in the past, it's in good/honest condition

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: - First execution dial & bezel (TACHY at 3 o'clock, scale
: 50-200)
: - Second execution hands (original - as per here - http://www.onthedash.com/Guide/_Chronographs/63.Carrera/e.Automatic_Early/b.Ref_1153/f.1153S_Second/) - there are some
: flaws in the lume as you can see in the pics
:
:

: - Serial 1911xx, estimated from 1969-70
: - some scuffs on the case visible under macro/loupe
: - replica Corfam strap with Heuer buckle (20mm lug width)

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: - Recently serviced by the master Simon Freese, who rebuilt the
: pushers rather than replace them entirely. Runs like a charm,
: looks great on the wrist.

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:

: I have some selling experience on various watch forums, eBay etc. I'm more of a
: buyer than a seller, but now and again need to let some birds
: fly, and in this case, I want to keep my lovely 1153N on Gay
: Freres rather than harvest its bracelet for the 1153S as
: originally intended.

: I'm open to offers but am keen to sell the watch for what it's
: worth to me, so the first person who offers my asking price
: (£3,500 net to me) gets the watch. It's in the UK, and
: I'm happy to do a face to face deal. I'm in London regularly and
: and most of the Time4aPint GTGs so if you'd like to inspect the
: watch, I'll bring it along.

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