CLASSY~1960s ZODIAC CARRERA VALJOUX 7730 CHRONOGRAPH

CLASSY~1960s ZODIAC CARRERA VALJOUX 7730 CHRONOGRAPH

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FOR YOUR EYES ONLY IS A SEXY MID 60s ZODIAC VALJOUX 773O "POOR MAN'S" HEUER CARRERA.

 

  • CASE: CLASSY CHROMED CASE WITH SOLID STEEL BACK IN GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION.  SHE MEASURES A NICE 36mm NOT INCLUDING CROWN BY 43mm LUG TO LUG. THIS BEAUTY DOES HAVE SOME MINOR HAIRLINE SCRATCHES THROUGHOUT BUT REALLY NO MAJOR SIGNS OF WEAR IN THE CHROME. NICE ELEGANT SIZE WHICH WEARS BEAUTIFULLY ON THE WRIST.

 

  • DIAL: SIMPLY STUNNING.  THIS SILVER SUNBURST DIAL IS IN GREAT CONDITION.  I TOTALLY DIG THOSE DEEP DISH SUNKEN SUBDIALS WHICH REALLY  ADD A NICE DEPTH AND 3-DIMENSIONALITY TO THIS DIAL. I BELIEVE THIS TO BE A SINGER DIAL WHICH WAS USED BY BOTH HEUER AND ROLEX FOR THEIR CHRONO MODELS OF THE SAME ERA. DEFINITELY HAS A STRONG HEUER CARRERA LOOK TO IT. CHECK OUT THOSE BLUE'D SUBDIAL AND CHRONO SWEEPER HANDS. HANDSET IS ALL ORIGINAL AND THE AGED TRITIUM NICELY MATCHES THAT ON THE DIAL LUME PLOTS. THE TACHY SCALE IN BLUE IS A NICE TOUCH.

 

  • MOVEMENT: THIS CHRONO IS POWERED BY THE FAMED VALJOUX 7730. SERVICE HISTORY IS UNKNOWN. WATCH WINDS SMOOTHLY. ALL CHRONO FUNCTIONS WORK AS THEY SHOULD. I'VE LET THE CHRONO RUN FOR OVER 24 HOURS, AND IT DOESN'T STALL OUT. TOP CHRONO PUSHER IS A LITTLE STICKY, BUT IT DOESN'T AFFECT OPERATION. WATCH HAS BEEN KEEPING REALLY GOOD TIME OBSERVED OVER A WEEK OF ON/OFF WRIST OBSERVATION

 

THIS ZODIAC S MOUNTED ON A HIGH QUALITY US MADE SOFT AND SUPPLE LEATHER STRAP WHICH LETS THE DIAL DO ALL THE TALKING.  THIS ALONG WITH THE HAMILTON AND TRADITION EXAMPLES ARE THE CLASSIC "POOR MAN HEUER CARRERA MODELS" WHICH USED ALMOST IDENTICAL DIALS AND CASES. THIS IS AN HONEST EXAMPLE WHICH IS BEING OFFERED AT A VERY REASONABLE PRICE. THIS IS ONE OF THOSE WATCHES THAT CAN BE DRESSY, SPORTY, AND EVERYTHING IN-BETWEEN!!!

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