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Re: I'll Believe It When I See It *LINK* *PIC*
In Response To: I'll Believe It When I See It ()

: Like any other watch manufacturer, I would
: think that Heuer produced some relatively
: strange pieces over the years, perhaps with
: varying combinations of different elements
: from different chronos. Trying to track the
: different combinations of dials, hands,
: bezels, cases, case-backs, etc. just for the
: Autavia has been challenging.

: I am still very skeptical that Heuer ever
: produced the combination that you describe
: -- Montreal dial in Autavia case. I am not
: aware of any instance in which Heuer
: interchanged dials and cases in this manner.

: This reminds of the stories that you hear from
: Detroit -- engineers and designers at the
: big three automobile manufacturers, staying
: late at night and playing with the parts
: bins. Sure, a couple of engineers might have
: stayed late a few nights and cut some metal
: to stuff a Ford 427 engine (from a Mustang)
: under the hood of a Pinto, but I don't think
: that it would be considered a genuine Ford.
: (Of course, if they did it during the day,
: as part of their jobs, then it becomes a
: rare prototype!) If a mechanic did the same
: transplant 30 years later, we can be even
: more certain that it is not a genuine Ford.

: I'll believe it when I see some better
: evidence, but it seems very unlikely.

: Jeff

: ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
: Hi Jeff
I can belive it, because I have had a similar watch in my hand .It had a blue and red GMT bezal,with non GMT hands,with a montreal dial.And unless Mark bought the watch from Harpers of York England,there are more about than we thought.Perhaps I was wrong and I should have taken a gamble and acquired it.I think not is there someone makeing these up?????.


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