• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 180

    Heuer. A large stainless steel pilot's flyback chronograph wristwatch, supplied to the German Army

    SIGNED HEUER, BUNDESWEHR, NO. 6645-12-146-3774/6645-12-340-9456, CIRCA 1960

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    Heuer. A large stainless steel pilot's flyback chronograph wristwatch, supplied to the German Army
    Signed Heuer, Bundeswehr, No. 6645-12-146-3774/6645-12-340-9456, circa 1960
    Val. 234 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, black matte dial, luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands, two subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minute registers, large circular case, revolving black bezel calibrated for 60 units, back secured by four screws and engraved Bundeswehr 6645-12-146-3774/6645-12-340-9456, two round chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
    43 mm. diam.


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    The Heuer pilot's flyback chronograph wristwatch bearing Bundeswehr stock no. 6646-12-146-3774 was issued to the navigators (see Military Timepieces by Konrad Knirim, pp. 574 & 618). The stock number 6646-12-146-3774 on the present watch is struck through and replaced by number 6645-12-340-9456.