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: If the white dial Autavia is the "Jo
: Siffert", I guess that would make my
: newly aquired Carrera 45 Dato (later model
: with black dial, date at 9) the "John
: Morton" model. I bought my watch from
: road racing legend John Morton, and he was
: awarded this watch in 1970 for winning the
: SCCA National Championship in Pete Brock's
: BRE Datsun. John tells me that he wore my
: watch in every race he raced in thru the
: '70s, and he liked it because he could check
: to see how much time was remaining in the
: race, and it was easy to read. He has
: "a whole bunch of pictures" of him
: wearing the watch in various race cars, and
: I can't wait to go thru them next time I am
: in L.A. John still had the original
: box/strap/buckle/warranty too!
Brad, Great to see you post here. That's a great pickup, congratulations! I think I had a BRE Datsun Aurora AFX HO Slot car when I was a kid. It's wonderful you have a piece of such a notable racing story...
: I'll attempt to post a picture.
You did it right. Thanks for sharing it with the forum.
: I'll post a picture of my "John Morton" when it is done.
I and the other folks here in the forum are eagarly awaiting that day!
Cheers and welcome to the forum!