|Model:||F1 Formula 1 Chronograph 571.513|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||38mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||42mm|
Good condition, Tag Heuer Formula 1 Reference 571.513 with round black dial with dots for each hour. The date window is at 4 o’clock. The watch comes with 3 sub dials with seconds at 6 o’clock. On the dial is written “Chronograph – 1/10 – 200 meters”. Hands are in stainless steel with baton and Mercedes styles. Luminous are excellent on hands and dots. The watch has a black bezel. The crown has the Tag Heuer logo. It is a screw back case with engraved outside “ Tag Heuer – Suisse since 1860 – 571.513 – Swiss watch – Stainless steel – Water resistant - 200 meters tested”. The watch has a quartz movement. It comes with a stainless steel strap and Tag Heuer double clasp buckle with Ref 493/81. They are a few marks on the crystal, reason of the lower price. It is sold as is.
The company was founded by Edouard Heuer in 1860 in opening a watch comptoir (dealership) in Saint Imier. In 1864, he moves to Bienne with a signed “E Heuer & Compagnie”. 1869, he applied for a patent for an “Independent crown-winding system”. In 1880, he is the first watch producer to start on the series production of chronographs. In 1910 Heuer creates the “doctor’s chronograph with pulsometer. In 1916 Heuer register a patent for the “Microsplit”. 1930, Heuer patented the design of waterproof case. 1949 comes the “Solunar” and the magic “Carrera” in 1963. 1964, Heuer merged with Leonidas S.A. Since 1999, the company is owned by the LVMH Group. In 2006, the “Carrera 360” took up the mantle of the “Microsplit”, a stopwatch accurate to 1/100th of a second.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 38mm
Length including lugs: 42mm