Heuer Carrera Automatic Chronograph Ref.110.573B c.1974

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The Watch


Heuer really did smash it out of the Park with the dials in the Barrel cased Carrera series. This version has one of the most attractive dials that Heuer made, with it’s wonderful metallic blue Côtes de Genève detailing. It works so well with the orange handset too.


This extremely handsome Carrera was so highly thought of by Heuer, that it graced the cover of their 1974 Chronograph Catalogue, chosen over models such as Autavia, Montreal, Silverstone and even the Monaco!! The Watch also featured in an Italian catalogue that was promoting the Heuer-Ferrari partnership in F1 motorsport, alongside the ChronoSplit and Daytona.


The driving force of this Heuer Carrera is the automatic chronograph calibre 12 - the successor to the famous Calibre 11.The chrono pushers are the original steel ones on the right side of the case, with the winding crown situated on the left side of the case – we love the balanced look of this.


View this Poster Boy in a video: here 



The Specs

Age: c.1974
Reference: 110.573B
Movement: Automatic with 30 min, 12 hour Chronograph. Hidden Micro rotor.
Calibre: Heuer 12.
Timekeeping: Good, well within the reasonable expectations for such a Vintage.
Service History: Serviced December 2022.
Dial: Original Heuer Blue Côtes de Genève Dial.
Case: Stainless Steel.
Measurements: without/with Crown: 39.3mm/40.5mm.  End to End: 42.2mm. Thickness: 14.5mm
Bezel: Solid.
Water Resistant?: No.
Hands: Original.
Crystal: Crystal replaced during service.
Crown and Pushers: Original signed Crown and Original pushers.
Strap/Bracelet: On its Original Heuer Signed Bracelet. Fits up to approx 7.75in Wrist.
Lug Width: 18mm

Getting Acquainted

Bits that stand out:
- Supreme Quality Heuer 12 Movement.
- The Poster Boy of 1974.
- Unusual Crown on the left.
- That Blue Côtes de Genève dial really is something special.
- Very Rare Original Bracelet.

Nitty Gritty:
- Scratches throughout the Case and Bracelet however Not Polished.
Overall this Heuer is in very nice Vintage condition.
The Dial is in Beautiful condition. 
Steel Barrel Case is in good nick, with some scratches throughout but nothing major.
Crystal has been replaced as part of the Service.
Crowns and Pushers Original.
The hands are in excellent nick.
Original Bracelet in very good order.
 Photographed on a 7 inch Wrist.