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Vintage Heuer Discussion Forum
The place for discussing 1930-1985 Heuer wristwatches, chronographs and dash-mounted timepieces. Online since May 2003.
So my grandfather was a watchmaker and we recently cleaned out his basement. And we were in for a treat. There were tons of boxes filled with crap to the gems I will show you. Lots of things are still left to be discovered in some of these boxes. These are probably watches that were never sold from the store and then forgotten about.
We did find these Heuers in the basement in NOS condition with original straps. They all still had the Heuer sticker on the back and some still with price tags. All of them keep perfect time as well. So I thought I ought to share my find with you guys after some buzz in other outlets.
Autavia 15630, but for some reason with a 1163 GMT bezel?
Autavia 1163v, with the early bezel
Carrera 1553N with its matching blue original strap
1533G, unfortunately the gasket had melted, but it cleaned up relatively okay (photo from before). Now it just needs some new plexiglass.
Solunar, this watch is just so different and unique (my personal favorite)
Sticker and strap
Right now I'm debating on whether or not to keep them all. I wouldn't use them all. As of right now I am thinking about selling one or two to justify the service cost for the rest of them. While I do know a bit about watches I am clueless when it comes to their value, so any help is appreciated. The quartz watches and solunar might not be worth a whole lot despite their rarity if I got that right? I did get some buzz about a tool no 033 for the Monacos as well.