Bonhams To Offer Historical Heuer Chronographs At Goodwood Revival This Weekend, Including A Gold Carrera Given To Ferrari Driver Arturo Merzario
Part 66 – Stainless Steel Calendar Chronograph Heuer Carrera 45 Dato, Reference 3147N, 1967
This hardened steel manual-winding chronograph from 1967 is important for the principal arrangement of the Carrera reference 3147. This model highlights the date gap around early afternoon, red numerals, and two auxiliary dial arrangement likewise found in the Carrera 45. This arrangement was underway for just a single year. The development of this piece is the Landeron type 189 manual-winding development, marked Heuer-Leonidas SA. The screw-down case back is a similar case style utilized from 1964-1970 with a screw-down case back somewhat changed for the bigger type 189 development. This piece likewise comes with its unique box and Guarantee Certificate and is assessed for £3,500 to 4,500 ($5,400 to $6,900). More information here.
Parcel 68 – Stainless Steel Calendar Chronograph Heuer Carrera 12 Dato Reference 2547N, Ca. 1970
This is the most complicated Dato Carrera with the triple date and chronograph capacities. It is feeling the loss of the name “Carrera” on the dial because of the absence of room. The Reference 2547N is important for the subsequent arrangement. The subsequent arrangement is particular by the more slender hauls utilized compared to the main arrangement of the Carrera 12 Dato presented in 1962. This example, from 1970, highlights the Valjoux type 723 manual winding development with snap-on case back particular of the subsequent arrangement case for this reference. This example is assessed for £4,000 to 6,000 ($6,100 to $9,200) .
Part 69 – Stainless Steel Automatic Calendar Chronograph Heuer Monaco Reference 1133B, Ca. 1970
This example of the Monaco Ref. 1133B was essential for the assortment of celebrated driver A. Mezario, who competed with Ferrari with the 312PB in the World Sports Car Championship (he won the Targa Florio and Spa 1000km). Merzario marked 100 of the Reference 1133B utilizing an automatic etcher, and the current parcel was skilled to him.
The Monaco was an extraordinary watch that the time with its square case plan and waterproof technology created by case producer, Piquerez. The plan included four notches that secured in the rear of the monocoque case making pressure that made water-opposition. This allowed the Monaco to be the principal square automatic chronograph with a water-safe case. This reference likewise includes a newly evolved type 11 automatic development that incorporated a strong heart. This part is assessed for £6,000 to 8,000 ($9,200 to $12,000).
Parts 70 & 71 – Two Yellow Gold Automatic Calendar Chronograph Heuer Carreras, Reference 1158CHN, Both Ca. 1972
Lot 70 Case Back with Inscription
The present parts are a similar Heuer Carrera reference, parcel 70 without a wristband and parcel 71 with an arm band. The Carrera reference 1158CHN was Jack Heuer’s number one reference and it was introduced to each Formula One driver (parcel 70 was worn by Merzario). The reference 1158CHN was uncommon because of the type 12 automatic development with miniature rotor. The 18k yellow gold case is commonplace of the Carreras made during the 1970s with screw down case backs. The 1158CHN was known to have a champagne dial, matching tachometer ring (50-200), brushed gold hands with radiant supplements, dark edges and three-sided tips.
Lot 70 is especially fascinating in light of the fact that it was introduced to Arturo Merzario by Jack Heuer himself and is engraved looking into it back with ‘Arturo Merzario, per una eccelente collaborazione, J W Heuer’, which signifies ‘Arturo Merzario, for a fantastic cooperation, J W Heuer.’
Both Lots 70 and 71 are incredible example of this reference. Parcel 70 is assessed for £10,000 to 15,000 ($15,000 to $23,000) and Lot 71 for somewhat more because of the wristband at £15,000 to 25,000 ($23,000 TO $38,000).