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I have no information at all about the co-branded Chronosplits, for Abercrombie, Ferrari or Tiffany, but it is an interesting topic. I would have expected the Ferrari version to sell for a huge premium, but there does not seem to be much interest in them. Perhaps the lack of a premium is explained by the lack of a back-story?
I will see what I might be able to dig up, but am not terribly optimistic.
Thanks for raising this topic. Here's hoping that we will be able to learn something.
: I own a '75 Chronosplit cal.100.705(GP case/metal bracelet). It is
: signed Abercrombie&Fitch Co on the lower part of the dial. I am
: not the original owner. After some initial battery problems, it
: has been fully functioning now for just over a month. One of my
: "Covid" tasks has been servicing/returning to service
: much of my "stuff", including watches that haven't
: been powered in many years.
: My question pertains to the history of this model's affiliation
: with A&F. There seem to be nothing written about it unlike their
: lengthy history with other mechanical Heuer models.
: The buyer info page in the instruction booklet indicates that it
: was purchased, not from A&F, but from Heuer Time and Electronics
: in Springfield NJ in November 75.
: There is some information written about the ecomonic status of A&F
: and it seems they fared poorly in that year posting huge losses.
: Was this watch sent back to the distributor by them or never
: shipped to A&F? Perhaps a refurbished return?
: There seems to be online interest in the Ferrari and Tiffany signed
: models. What others seller had their Chronosplits signed?