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Heuer Chronograph der Bundeswehr, Sternzeit reguliert mit original Zubehör Mappe

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Year of production 1968
No original box
Original papers
Pre-owned (Good)
Wire transfer
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Basic Info

Listing code BSZ0O6
Brand Heuer
Reference number 1551 SGSZ
Case material Steel
Year of production 1968 (Approximation)
Condition Good (Light signs of wear or scratches)
Scope of delivery
Original papers, no original box
Location Germany, Wuppertal


Case material Steel
Case diameter 43 mm
Dial Black


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Extremely rare chronograph of the company heuer vorm. Heuer-Leonidas in Biel / Switzerland for the German Federal Armed Forces; type designation 1551 sgsz, sidereal time regulated for the special use for astronomical determination of direction and distance in artillery. Caliber Valjoux 230, wheel chronograph, manual winding, with addition stop and flyback function. Matt stainless steel case with 4 screws. Supply number 6645-12-148-2298 on the back of the caseback. Black dial with luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands. The type designation and individual number are stamped between the lugs as on the type 1550 sg.
The watch comes with the additional equipment in orig. leather case supply number 6675-12-308-6782, star finder, sunglasses vers. no. 12-127-2258 in orig. case, copy of the ZDv 7/8 and the transparent (!!) reduction scale. The watch is in a very good condition, all functions work, exact zeroing; from collection liquidation. Also included is the copy of the instruction manual for the heuer 1550 sg with the same caliber. Further information in Konrad Knirim's standard work on the subject of "military watches" p. 576 f.

For sale is a heuer chronograph Type 1551 sgsz. Movement Valjoux 230 handwinding with flyback function. nsn 6645-12-148-2298. Special apply of this watch was its use in artillery for determination distance and direction according sidereal time; comes with the original special equipment in leather briefcase (nos: 6675-12-308-6782). Watch in very good overall condition, all functions in working order. For reference see the book of k. Knirim "Military Time Pieces" p.576 f.

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