This Heuer Supersport stopwatch was made in Switzerland around 1980. The watch is fitted with a stopwatch movement Heuer calibre and displays the chronograph. The white dial shows black and red hands. The watch case is made of synthetic material. The watch has a textile strap with pin buckle.
The watch case measures 47 mm in diameter and 17 mm in height. The strap is 21 cm long. The watch weighs 61 grams. The timepiece is in good condition with traces of wear. During in house testing the watch was fully functional. Long-term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed.
About the Brand
Edouard Heuer founded The Heuer Watch Company in 1860 in St-Imier, Switzerland. From the beginning Heuer’s timepieces were accurate and dependable, which made the brand a household name amongst various sports, especially motorsports. In 1911 Heuer introduced the first automobile dashboard chronograph called the “Time of Trip.” This timepiece revolutionized the world of automotive racing because it enabled the pilots and co-pilots to keep track of their lap times. In 1914 they changed the sports world once again with the introduction of the first wrist worn chronograph. These technological advancements heightened Heuer’s reputation as premier watchmakers and in 1924 they became the official timekeeper of the Olympic games. Heuer is one of the most influential timepiece manufacturers in the world.