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Vintage Heuer Discussion Forum
The place for discussing 1930-1985 Heuer wristwatches, chronographs and dash-mounted timepieces. Online since May 2003.
Great watch . . . great find . . . and I would love to have heard that negotiation!! It's just a good thing that you didn't hurt your shoulder or elbow, trying to pull out your wallet in an instant.
You have found some nice ones at the shows and on the road!!
Thanks for sharing this one!!
: I am just a poor boy
: And my watches they are old
: I have squandered my last dollar
: On boxes full of stainless, such are chronographs
: It's not a Heuer
: Still a man buys what he wants to buy
: And searches for the rest.
: My apologies to Paul Simon. I went to an NAWCC Regional
: event in Northern Indiana today and ran into a friend of mine
: who buys watchmakers' estates. He had just bought a hoard from a
: guy who used to be a Benrus dealer. Among the tools treasures
: and trash was a box which held an NOS Heuer 2446C GMT...except
: it has a Benrus dial. After some negotiation, I bought it. I
: can't help myself. Anyway, the below photos tell the story. It
: appears to be in every way a Heuer...except for the mark.