A rare and sought-after "Eisenhower style" two register steel Heuer chronograph wristwatch retailed by the famous jeweller Casa Masson, based in Rio de Janeiro. Only a few of these Pré- Carrera models signed by Casa Masson are known and they do not often show up for auction.
A similar watch was offered for auction at Sothey's Geneva in their sale of important watches of Nov 13th 2018.
Watch can be dated from the mid 1940'ies.
The stainless steel case is unpolished and in overall good condition with small normals signs of wear. Size of the case is 38mm x 44mm, excluding the crown.
Back of the case with screwed lid, that is signed on the inside with makers logo and numbered.
Case also numbered between the lugs (see photo)
Original dial with overall nice patina that matches the age and iriginality of this timepiece. Dial signed below 12 with Heuer logo and above 6 with the name of Casa Masson. Subdials for chronograph registration. Central hand for chronograph.
The signed movement looks excellent and runs strong.
The Heuer comes on a neutral handmade Italian leather strap with a length of 24cm.
Watch will be well packed and shipped insured with track and trace with DHL Express, so with you in 2 – 3 days after you have payed to Catawiki.
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- Casa Masson Chronograph
- Mechanische handwikkeling
- Materiaal kast
- Chronograaf polshorloge
- Verzekerde verzending.
- Gedragen & in zeer goede staat