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The place for discussing 1930-1985 Heuer wristwatches, chronographs and dash-mounted timepieces. Online since May 2003.
: I'll vote for a vintage Carrera. There's just
: something about the design and quality of
: the workmanship that looks and feels better
: than the modern ones. There are some nice
: looking Carreras in the modern line-up, but
: I still prefer the manual wind Carreras from
: the 1960's.
: My real favorites are the manual-wind Autavias
: from the 1960's. They always sold for more
: than the Carreras, when new, and offered the
: rotating bezel (which is very useful for
: timekeeping). In my view, the legibility is
: better and the overall feel is better (more
: solid). My guess is that the Carreras have
: increased more in value (compared with the
: Autavias), in part due to the
: "mystique" coming from the Porsche
: Carrera name. The re-issue of the Carreras
: may have also helped the values /
: OK -- enough of the editirial / infomercial. Go
: with any Heuer (or TAG-Heuer), and we will
: welcome you to the club!!
Hello Jeff. Correct me if I am wrong but I thought the Heuer Carrera came before the Porsche Carrera. Charles.