1. Roger F

    Roger F Nov 25, 2019

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    110.233R Cortina

    My late Father has recently passed his Heure Cortina to me to hold for his grandson and I would love to find out a little more about this so that I can draw up a history to go with the heirloom.

    It seems to be a bit of a mystery timepiece and I can’t find much on the web. In fact I was beginning to think it could have been a fake as there just don’t seem to be any on the market.

    It has a white face and steel bracelet and seems to work well.

    I wondered if anyone might know how many were made and when. Are there any special features that make it interesting? Was it sold all over the world? Why do there appear to be so few, when there are lots of other models out there?

    Is it something that my son could wear when he becomes the owner on a day to day basis?

    Thanks in anticipation

    Cheers
     
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  2. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Nov 25, 2019

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  3. Roger F

    Roger F Nov 25, 2019

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    Thank you very much
    This is a great article but I wonder why I can’t find any on the web?
    Perhaps some other forum members have one in their collection
     
  4. Albert-AMG

    Albert-AMG Nov 25, 2019

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    You’re welcome!

    If you do a search for “Heuer Cortina” at ebay, there are these for sale at the moment, but all with the black dial

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  5. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Nov 27, 2019

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    The white dial version with Roman numerals is especially rare- some of these watches have a read date wheel, while most others are black

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    It's a lovely watch- there aren't that many in circulation, so you have something quite unusual and special.
     
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  6. Gambba

    Gambba Nov 30, 2019

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    As David (@Calibre11) says there are not so many in circulation. It was not one of the most popular models, but also manufactured for a very limited time.

    There are quite a few models that get little to no attention compared to the likes of the iconic models such as the Monaco, Monza, Autavia, Carrera & Silverstone.
     
  7. Roger F

    Roger F Dec 16, 2019

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  8. Roger F

    Roger F Dec 16, 2019

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    Sorry for the delay in thanking you.
    Do you have any idea how many were made and why Heuer stopped production?
    It seems strange to me, a novice, that a design like this is not very collectable but I guess it`s like anything else. Fashion
    Cheers
     
  9. Roger F

    Roger F Dec 16, 2019

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    Many thanks for your comments.
    Much appreciated!
    Any idea on numbers made?