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Heuer Carrera Dato 45 Ref. 3147N

There aren’t many things cooler than a 1960s Heuer chronograph. The racing pedigree combined with the beautiful designs makes these extremely desirable. And we have a stunning example on offer here.

Just have a look at the asymmetrical dial layout, with its sub-dial at three and date aperture at nine. It is almost as if this little stunner is winking at you: “come a little closer, let me take you on a journey to the sixties”.

Our specimen is in very good condition. The dial is spotless. The case is sharp and thick. If you are looking for a taste of the 1960s racing world, this is a perfect watch!

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Details
Brand Heuer
Diameter 35 mm
Model Dato, Carrera
Bracelet/strap: Leather
Reference 3147N
Buckle/clasp Generic steel
Year of production (circa) 1968
Lug Width 18 mm
Material Steel
Set Content Watch only
Crystal Acrylic
Warranty 2 year (AWCo)
Dial color Black
Movement Hand-wound
Backstory

Uhrenmanufaktur Heuer AG was founded in 1860 by Edouard Heuer in St. Imier Switzerland.  In 1911, the company patented the first dashboard chronograph for use in cars and airplanes. It was the start of a rich heritage in motorsports.

Heuer’s prime was during the 1960’s, when the brand was heavily involved in the racing world. Heuer produced chronographs, dashboard instruments and racing chronograph watches. Some of Heuer’s successful lines are the Autavia (Auto & Aviation), Carrera and the iconic square Monaco.

Being so closely involved in such a legendary period of motorsports, landed Heuer a lasting reputation. These were the days when speed had reached dazzling levels but safety measures had not. The death-defying drivers became celebrity heroes and their watches are highly collectible until this day.

But the brand’s catalogue is not limited to racing watches. When you dive into Heuer’s history you will run into subtle dress watches, rugged military-issued models and seaworthy divers.

Then, in 1985, TAG group bought a controlling stake in the business and Heuer became Tag Heuer. The new company was then bought by French luxury conglomerate LVMH in 1999. While the modern Tag Heuer appeals to a new audience, vintage aficionados flock to highly collectible watches from the Heuer days.

So whether you are a speedfreak or just into watches that tell a story, Heuer has got you covered.

Shipping

At AWCo we put the safety of our shipments upfront at all times. Therefore, we ship all our packages insured.

We strive to promptly handle packages to minimize delays. Delivery times begin from the day of dispatch. While we make every effort to ensure smooth delivery, we cannot be held responsible for delays caused by destination customs, local duties, taxes, or lost items during transit.

Certainly, we understand that overloaded mail-order companies can also contribute to potential delays in the delivery process. Despite our best efforts, external factors beyond our control may affect shipping times. Rest assured, we remain committed to providing timely service and will work diligently to ensure your order reaches you as promptly as possible. For any inquiries or updates, feel free to reach out to us at info@awco.nl. Your satisfaction is our priority.

Brand

Heuer

Model

,

Reference

3147N

Year of production (circa)

1968

Material

Steel

Crystal

Acrylic

Dial color

Black

Movement

Hand-wound

Diameter

35 mm

Bracelet/strap:

Leather

Buckle/clasp

Generic steel

Lug Width

18 mm

Set Content

Watch only