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Vintage Heuer Carrera

The Simple Design of 1960's Heuer Carrera



The first Carrera released in the ‘60s was a tool watch that prized legibility. It's as minimalist as any chronograph made at the time and even avoid the busy scales and tracks that often cluttered driving chronographs of the day.

Jack Heuer had studied electrical engineering at university, and he carried an engineer's sensibility through to the watches he created.

Jack Heuer Fingerprints

If one compares Jack Heuer watches to those that preceded his tenure at the company, you will often see his distinct fingerprints, the result of time spent analyzing the displays and dials of technical instruments.


- source: hodinkee

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