Heuer Mareograph-Seafarer

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Heuer Mareograph-Seafarer
© Heuer

Wristwatch by Heuer


1950 Heuer with the model "Mareograph-Seafarer" presented the world's first chronograph with tide indication and regatta countdown. In the U.S., the watch was sold by Abercrombie & Fitch and was called "Seafarer". Today it is a sought-after collector's item.

Movement:

Manual winding chronograph movement calibre Valjoux 71 (later Valjoux 72), 18,000 A/h
17 jewels

Case:

Stainless steel
Ø 36 mm / 37.9 mm
Acrylic glass
Pusher at 9 o'clock for the adjustment of the tide indication
Screwed-down caseback

Dial:

Silvered dial with totalisers for the tide indication and regatta counter
Numerals and hands with luminous material

Functions:

Hours, minutes
Chrono function: seconds-, 30-minutes, 12-hours counter
Tide indication, regatta countdown

Bracelet:

Leather strap with tang-type buckle

Prize:

Prize range ca. 3.500-5,000 US-$, according to individual model

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