Flashback: Collecting Vintage Heuer in 2000

  1. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Dec 6, 2017

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    A couple of great articles here from our friend Jonathan Scatchard at Vintage Heuer about what it was like collecting Heuer way back (sorry JS ;) ) in 2000.

    Firstly, a copy of the press release from Sothebys announcing the sale of "60 classic Heuer watches". And to break your heart? "the majority are in the $600 bracket"
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    The second article comes from FHM Magazine (remember them?). A man ahead of his time!
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  2. elbeik

    elbeik Dec 6, 2017

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    Back then I was still Swatch driven and my girlfriend upgraded me to a chrono DKNY.
    There was no Calibre11.com back then...
     
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  3. Hubert

    Hubert Dec 6, 2017

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    Amazing how much things change in just a few years!
     
  4. Gambba

    Gambba Dec 8, 2017

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    Gutted even not being able to buy more Heuer’s even a few years back before prices jumped rather than creeped up.

    Even the unloved models are getting relatively expensive now.

    A Monaco, a Bund, a 1st execution Autavia, a 5100 Audi Sport and the Champion branded 1614 would have done me to complete the collection.
     
  5. Fabrizio

    Fabrizio Dec 21, 2017

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    Thanks David, it is almost moving to read this now.
    Indeed it reads like a thousand years back price-wise. Ah those were the days...