1950s Heuer Chronograph Val. 23 with Rare Gold Cap and Dial in Mint Condition
|Year of Manufacture||1950s|
Heuer, chronograph, Val. 23 powered, stainless steel, rare gold cap, mint condition, circa 1950s. Gold capped vintage watches, which are rarely seen in the watch market, is powered by one of the famous movements Cal.23 by Valjoux, that was used by many brands such as Rolex.?The combination of gold and silver case sides, the small pushers, and the champagne colored two-tone dial with dauphine hands are unique features of this period.?It has been wonderfully preserved, with an iridescent oil film and radium luminescence on the dial, and the case shows no signs of detachment of the gold plating. It is a collector's item with an original leather strap and buckle.
|Movement type||Manual windig|
|Case type||Screw-back, waterproof|
|Type of Indices||Luminous|
|Belt||Original (18mm, between lugs) / Original GP Buckle|
Case: minor scratches and ageing, but still retains plenty of original shape and volume. Dial: slight ageing, but clean with no visible flaws or blemishes. Movement: no winding or chrono function problems. Accuracy is around 30 seconds per day.