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Re: Surrender NOT Accepted. Here is the Informatio

: Quick history of this model is as follows:
: Heuer began producing these moonphase
: chronographs under the Abercrombie &
: Fitch name. I believe that this was in the
: early 1980's.

: Both the dial and the movement were marked
: for Abercrombie & Fitch; the movement
: was a modified Valjoux 7734.

: Sometime during the course of the production,
: Abercrombie either stopped ordering the
: chronos or Heuer had an over-supply of the
: components (the unique movements, dials,
: disks, etc.), so Heuer was left with loads
: of these relatively unique [bad phrase --
: ??] and unusable parts.

: Making the best of a bad (or at least
: unexpected) situation, Heuer began producing
: these moonphase chronos under its own name .
: . . or at least, it put its name on the
: dial.

: The movements and case-backs were blank (since
: they were expected to be marked for
: Abercrombie & Fitch), and Heuer left
: them that way, even as they were used in the
: Heuer chronographs.

: I am uncertain about the specific history of
: the 125th anniversary model (shown by
: Michael), but would think that it was
: produced in 1985.

: The non-anniversary Heuer models have recently
: sold in the $800 to $1200 range. Oddly, I
: have never actually seen an Abercrombie
: model. I wonder whether Abercrombie might
: have cancelled the order before many were
: produced?


: That's what I know right now. I will try to get
: some additional detials about the
: differences between the "standard"
: Heuer model and the "125th
: anniversary" model. Some differences
: are obvious from the photos.

: Jeff

: Look at you guys go, Good work Crew. My 2 cents, the bottom photo, Heuer would never paint there sub dials with the 3s on a cruve of the sub dial. The case looks just like the ones that came out of a Garage sale in Switzerland last year, the lugs are dead on. I got 5 of them from my WOSTEP freinds back there. I could be wrong on the cases because my cases would not fit a 7734s. But thay look dead on.
I am really amazzed that the top photo is a real deal. very cool to know.




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