By Jonathan_Vintage on 22/10/14 in: Heuer and its place in History
From Space to Formula 1 and the Olympics – Heuer was there !
What an amazing history of producing world firsts and sophisticated timing
machines – from the worlds first 12 hour clock for Racing cars and Aircraft in 1911 – to the recent tie up with world wide Formula E . John Glenn using a Heuer in Americas first Space venture in 1962.
Heuer was the First watch company to appear on any Formula 1 car – with Jo Siffert- and enjoyed success in the Panamericana series of motorsport from which the Carrera was born. Dashboard timers for cars was another first for Heuer – and used throughout the world both in Amateur and Profesional racing
Heuer was the Official timekeeper for many Olympic games and led the world in the 50’s/60’s and 70’s in all forms of Motorsport . So many sophisticated timing
devices – from Stopwatches to Electronic timing and telemetry – The worlds first Swiss watch company to make timing Accurate and accountable. Even Pop stars and famous Actors like the late – great James Garner and Sammy Davies Jnr were Autavia fans!! Please join us in our shared passion for one of the worlds great brands
-you will always be welcome!