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Heuer Was There

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 Mick jagger and his Autavia 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! Worlds first watch designed for Motorsport – Heuer Carrera Typical Heuer dashboard timers from the 60’s Heur – Official time keepers at the Olympics – 1924/1928/1930/1978 Time Trip 12 hour timer – a world first from 1911- for cars and40

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