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    Heuer, Rare and Very Interesting Camaro "Champion Logo" Chronograph, Ref 7743 NT 30 Minute Register, Circa 1969. Accompanied by Champion Spark Plug Cufflinks, Tie Clip, Key Chains, Patch, and Period Champion Spark Plug Bag
    Case: 37 mm, stainless steel, two body case with screw down caseback, No. 169094
    Dial: charcoal dial with applied hour markers, and black register rings indicating seconds and 30 minute counter. Champion spark plug logo on lower half of dial, silver luminous baton hands
    Movement: Heuer signed Val 7730, manual wind, rhodium finish, cam actuated chronograph, 17 jewels
    Band: leather
    Signed: Heuer on case, dial, movement

    This timepiece is accompanied by Champion Spark Plug Cufflinks, Tie Clip, Lapel Clip, Patch, two Keychains, and a service bag. As found together

    Recently discovered by a Mother and Daughter duo at a yard sale in Washington State. This timepiece, and the accompanying items, belonged to a family member of the group hosting the yard sale, who worked for Champion in the 1960's and 70's. These were proudly worn items promoting the brand during its best days of auto racing, when Champion Spark Plugs were the go to necessity.


    Condition Report*: Type: Heuer, Rare and Very Interesting Camaro "Champion Logo" Chronograph, Ref 7743 NT 30 Minute Register, Circa 1969. Accompanied by Champion Spark Plug Cufflinks, Tie Clip, Key Chains, Patch, and Period Champion Spark Plug Bag
    Signed: Heuer on case, dial, movement
    Model: Camaro Ref. 7743 NT
    Dial: charcoal dial with applied hour markers, and black register rings indicating seconds and 30 minute counter. Champion spark plug logo on lower half of dial
    Hands: silver luminous baton
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case: #No. 169094
    Case Info: two body case with screw down caseback
    Case Width: 37 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Heuer signed Val 7730, manual wind, rhodium finish, cam actuated chronograph, 17 jewels
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1969
    Condition: This timepiece is presented in very good condition. The case retains its original sunburst finishing on bezel and sharp case lines, but does show light signs of daily wear. Champion logo dial is superb with all lume plots in place and aged consistently with the original luminous hands. Movement runs and sets as it should. Service is recommended for daily use and timekeeping accuracy. For additional items, please see photos.
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    New York, NY 10018

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