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Up for sale is a vintage 1960s gold-plated Heuer Carrera chronograph.
This watch, a Reference 2448, was made more than a decade before Audemars Piguet introduced the concept of luxury sports watches with the Royal Oak. While the Reference 2448 is by no means the first gold chronograph ever to hit the market (we've seen one or two mid-century examples), the fact that Heuer had the idea to encase such an iconic sports watch as the Carrera in gold is quite telling. What’s also telling is that, of all the Carrera designs to reintroduce, Heuer picked this one for a reissue in the 1990s
Case diameter: 36mm (excl. crown)
Lug Diameter: 19mm
Strap Type: black leather with gold contrast stitching
Dial condition: 2nd execution dial is in very good condition with some signs of age, including patina to the hour plots
Case material/condition: stainless steel case is in very good condition overall with some signs of use and age, including some light tarnishing near the crown
Movement: Valjoux 72 manual-wind
Price is $6,800 paid by check or wire including insured worldwide shipping. Please contact email@example.com for more info. Thanks for looking!
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