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Re: looking at this monza on auction...

: looks good, except if you look at the pic of
: the catalog and the actual watch, the small
: hands are switched? not really a big deal,
: but makes me wonder. is this something that
: was done often at the factory, or might it
: have been done by a watchmaker who made a
: simple mistake during a reassembly?

: i see alot(relatively speaking of course) of
: tiny differences between similar models made
: by heuer. i can't quite figure out if most
: or all of these were done at the factory, or
: if these are little mistakes made in the
: life of the watch by various watchmakers.
: was it common for heuer to utilize new parts
: if they ran out, hence all the tiny
: differences? maybe an example would be the
: short handed monaco's? really i'm trying to
: get a feel on how many versions exist, and
: which are "right" and which are
: "wrong." thanks in advance.

: to clarify, just using this auction for that
: tiny little difference. i'm not saying this
: watch is wrong in any shape or form. just a
: good example for my questions and hopefully
: to learn something.

: oh and one more question for the moderator(s),
: is this type of post using a current auction
: still allowed, or should i wait until it's
: over? would it be possible (when time
: allowed of course) to add some basic does
: and don'ts of auction links, meaning besides
: the general ones already in place. i really
: don't want to step on any toes, if you know
: what i mean. if it is not allowed anymore,
: fell free to delete it. thanks!

: j.h.

hi j h

yes you are right about the hands, they are on the wrong registers. for some reason this seems to be a very common problem with the Monza (though not the similar cal 15 Carrera) and it's down to the watch repairer swopping them round.


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