Heuer Chronographs, written by Arno Michael Haslinger and published by Callwey is THE go to book on Heuer vintage chronograph watches. Featuring well written and carefully researched details on the watches, including history of the models when relevant, the book has excellent photography combined with classic, usually racing, images. As well as being an all-round great guy with a gifted sense of style and humor, Arno Haslinger is also internationally regarded as a leading authority on vintage Heuer watches, apparently he knows a thing or two about vintage Porsche 911's as well.
In 2010 Bonhams auctioneers in London held a special sale of 'The Hasligner Collection' comprised of 100 Heuer watches from Arno Haslinger, many that had been featured in the book. The selection offered attracted world-wide media attention and drew a new base of collectors to the brand. The auction achieved 100% sold, setting numerous world-record prices for Heuer watches. A true success story.
With Heuer prices, just, remaining affordable to vintage enthusiast looking for a cool watch, or serious collectors, the Heuer Chronograph book remains something of a bible to anyone interested in buying, or just learning. If you can find a copy it is well worth the modest investment.
Commencing with an introduction by the legendary Jack Heuer, the book features the following models/references.
AUTAVIA: Ref. 2446M, Ref. 2446H, Ref. 244GMT, Ref. 7763MH, Ref. 73663MH, Ref. 741603GMT, Ref. 1163T, Ref. 1163MH, Ref. 1163V, Ref. 11630MH, Ref. 11630GMT
CALCULATOR: Ref. 110633, Ref. 150633
CAMARO: Ref. 7220NT, Ref. 7228S, Ref. 73345T,
CARRERA: Ref. 2447S, Ref. 2447D, Ref. 2447N, Ref. 2447ST, Ref. 2447NT, Ref. 2448S, Ref.3647T, Ref. 3647D, Ref. 3647N, Ref. 7753D, Ref. 3147S INDIANAPOLIS, Ref. 3147N, Ref. 3147N INDIANAPOLIS, Ref. 2547N, Ref. 73653N, Ref. 1153N, Ref. 1153S, Ref. 1158CH, Ref. 1553S, Ref. 1553N, Ref. 110255, Ref. 110573B, Ref. 110573F
CORTINA: Ref. 110233R, Ref. 110233NC
DAYTONA: Ref. 110203B, Ref. 110203F
MONACO: Ref. 73633B, Ref. 73633G, Ref. 740303N, Ref. 1133B
MONTREAL: Ref. 110503W, Ref. 110503B, Ref. 110503BC, Ref. 110503N, Ref. 110501N
MONZA: Ref. 150511, Ref. 150501
SILVERSTONE: Ref. 110313B, Ref. 110313R, Ref. 110313F
SKIPPER: Ref. 7764MH, Ref. 15640
SOLUNAR: Ref. 279603
VERONA: Ref. 110213G, Ref. 110213N, Ref. 110215N
JACKY ICKX: Ref. 429801R