|Model:||Stopwatch Monte Carlo – 542-701|
|Material:||Stainless steel - Chrome|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||55mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||55mm|
Exceptional full set Heuer Monte Carlo stopwatch with black round dial and white Arabic numerals for the seconds and minutes (60). Two hands, the thin for the second and the larger one for the minutes. The watch comes with a turning bezel with a luminous pointer to set-up in advance time-marks. Luminous are perfect. The pusher at 12 o’clock is to start stop and restart and the pusher at 2 o’clock to reset. At 6 o’clock comes a white jumping hour disc record, up to 12 hours. It is a “T-25 MC”. The back case has engraved “Heuer Leonidas SA – Swiss”. On the structure to fix the dashboard in the car, you have engraved “Heuer Leonidas Swiss – 16.8433. The stopwatch has a Valjoux 7714 caliber. It is a full set with the spotwatch, box, manual of operations, guarantee and tag. The stopwatch has been fully serviced.
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.
Valjoux movement with caliber 7714 with 7 jewels.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 55mm
Length including lugs: 55mm