Heuer 73655 1972 One Owner Watch Original Buckle

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Make: Heuer

Model: Carrera

Reference: 73655

Movement: Manual Wind

Condition: Fair

Year: 1972

Strap material: Leather


Heuer 73655 1972 One Owner Watch Original Buckle


BRAND : Heuer


MODEL : Carrera Ref 73655

WATCH DESCRIPTION : This superb gold plated manual wind Carrera 73655 was bought from its original owner who purchased the watch during his apprenticeship and is an important piece of Heuer history; originally manufactured in accordance to the line of solid gold Carreras issued  to Ferrari drivers as part of Heuer’s cooperation with Ferrari between 1971 and 1979 .

As a watch with such historical significance, this watch presents great value for money.

Furthermore the watch is powered by a manual wind valjoux 7736 movement.

Contrasting from the luscious gold plated case is a brushed silver plated dial with gilt hands and GP applied batons. All aspects of this watch are original including the signed Heuer crown ( which is about to be fitted during its service.

The solid gold versions have moved up in price so strongly ( £16,000 ), allowing for this beautiful piece to be collected at good price yet looking equally as superb on the wrist.

SPECIFICATION : 3 dial chronograph twin push buttons.


Functions:Running seconds , elapsed minutes and hours.


Case Size: 38mm


Case Material: Gold-plated stainless steel


Bracelet: Leather with original Heuer buckle


Lug Width: 19.7mm


Year: 1972

Box And Papers – This watch is supplied with our certificate of authentic / 12 months warranty together with a good quality presentation box.

History of Heuer

Heuer Watch Company was founded in 1860 by Edouard Heuer.  He opened a watchmaking workshop in St-Imier, a village in the Swiss Jura region.  Heuer watches soon became recognized for a high level of accuracy and workmanship.  Perfect for the timing of sporting events Heuer soon found its niche.
1860 – Edouard Heuer founds a watchmaking company in St-Imier, Switzerland
1882 – Heuer patents his first chronograph.
1887 – Heuer patents an “oscillating pinion” still used by major watchmakers for mechanical chronographs.
1911 – Heuer introduces the first automobile dash-board chronograph.
1916 – Heuer invents a stopwatch that is accurate to within 1/100th of a second called the micrograph.
1920’s – Heuer watches are timekeepers at the Antwerp, Paris and Amsterdam Olympics.
1933 – Heuer launches the “Autavia” the first dashboard stopwatch for race-cars.
1950 – Heuer introduces the “Mareograph – Seafarer” a wristwatch with chronograph functions and tide indicator.  (COOL WATCH!)
1964 – Heuer launches the “Carrera” chronograph.  This watch was named for the 1950’s “Carrera Pan-america Mexico” road-race.
1965 – Heuer patents the MICROTIMER, the first miniature electronic timekeeping device which was accurate to within 1/1000th of a second.
1969 – Heuer introduces the “Chronomatic”, the first automatic chronograch with a microrotor.  They also introduce the widely popular “Monaco” worn by movie-star Steve McQueen.
1971 to 1979 – Heuer is named the official timekeeper for formula one racing.
1975 – Heuer launches the “Chronosplit”, the worlds first quartz wrist chronograph.
1985 – Heuer joins “TAG” group and the famous watch name and logo are changed from HEUER to TAG-HEUER.  Since then the company has craftily built one of the most recognized watch names in the world.  Tag-Heuer becomes a very popular and fashionable status symbol.



Viewing : This watch is available for viewing in Central London by appointment or further afield depending on distance. We also ship worldwide via DHL , please ask for a postage quote. Payment via bank transfer only.

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