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What's This "Sunburst" ??
In Response To: Info On Heuer Daytona ()

People genreally refer to Daytonas as either Blue (reference letter "B") or Brown / Smoke / Grey (represented by the letter "F", for fume (smoke)). That said, the smoke (F) models seem to take on a variety of colors / shades.

I have occasionally seen Daytonas described as "sunburst", including this one - - -

I have assumed that this is the smoke (F) version, and that there is no third version of the Daytona. Is this what yours looks like?

Let me do some additional checking. Maybe other readers know more about the Daytonas.

They are relatively rare (compared with the usual Carreras, Autavias, Momacos, etc.), and some people really, really like them.



: I've owned a heuer daytona for close to a
: decade now. It's pretty much my everyday
: watch. I've loved the daytona since seeing
: an ad for them in Road & Track when I
: was a kid... I realized some time ago though
: that I know nothing about them. Finding info
: on them is really really hard! This web-site
: has been a godsend, but it doesn't have a
: whole lot of info just on the Daytona
: (though much more than anywhere else I've
: been able to find)

: Is it a rare watch?

: In these days of newly issued Tag Heuer Repo's
: is the Daytona a sought after/valuable
: watch, or has it been forgotten?

: And lastly I've got a question about the face.
: I've never seen a daytona face like mine.
: It's certainly not a blue one, and unless
: the years have done some mighty strange
: things, I'm pretty sure it isn't a
: grey/smoke face. The outer edge with the
: tachometer (tachy) is a dark brown-bronzy
: cooper. The outer portion of the flat face
: is a green cooper and fades into a lighter
: gold/cooper in the middle. The flat part of
: the face looks like it is almost
: mettalic/pearlesent. If you hold the watch
: at an extreme angle, the whole flat part of
: the face becomes the same colour as the
: outer "tachy" band. All the hands
: and markers are a light creamy white.

: Should the face be like that? Is this a
: different face than what was normal? Was
: this an optional face? If it was can you
: tell me what it was called?

: Any and all help is GREATLY appreciated!

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Info On Heuer Daytona
What's This "Sunburst" ??
Sunburst?? - Sun damaged Smoke or something else? *LINK*
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