For sale military issued heuer bundeswehr flyback chronograph 1550 sg with 3h dial serviced in 2017. Our wide selection is eligible for free shipping and free returns. A stainless steel flyback chronograph for the german airforce. Meine beiden heuer bw 1550 sg tag heuer watchlounge forum. Made specifically for pilots in the german air force, the bundeswehr, this timepiece. Heuer bundeswehr 6645121463774 mens hand winding vintage watch 43mm.
Lately there has been much discussion surrounding what constitutes an authentic heuer bundeswehrspec chronograph. Searched but didnt find a single thread relating to the beautiful heuer 1550 sg bundeswehr a vintage military flyback chronograph with dive bezel. Heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg i think ive found my next acquisition, although im going to have to restrain myself for at least several months. Bundeswehr heuerville heuerville vintage heuer tag. Valjoux 230, handwound mechanical flyback columnwheel chronograph movement, 36h power reserve, 17 jewels, incablocshock resistant, antimagnetic. There are a few scratches on the crystal which i believe could be polyd away. It was made for the german air force part of the german armed forces or bundeswehr hence the nickname and a version was.
Vintage heuer bundeswehr in 43mm stainless steel casing. New 1960s heuer bundeswehr vintage style chronographen watch which for the german military force. Media in category sleeve patches of the german army bundeswehr the following 20 files are in this category, out of 20 total. It was general issue for pilots in the air forces of many nations including the italian air force, under the brand leonidas, which heuer acquired in the 60s but is bestknown for its use by the luftwaffe of west germany.
Heuer vintage heuer autavia 2446 compressor valjoux 72. The heuer bundeswehr is sought after for its functionality, with large numerals and flyback chronograph and modern design. On chrono24 youll find prices for 23 heuer bundeswehr ref 1550 sg watches and can compare and buy a ref 1550 sg watch at a low price. The 1550 sg or bundeswehrbund as they are more commonly known, is a large piece, measuring in at nearly 43mm diameter a monster for the time. This pilot chronograph issued to the luftwaffe in the late 1960s and 70s has become one of the most iconic military watches on the market. The rank insignia of the federal armed forces of the federal republic of germany indicate rank and branch of service in the german army heer, german air force luftwaffe, or the german navy marine they are regulated by the presidential order on rank designation and military uniform. A fine stainless steel military flyback chronograph. Why this watch matters this is a gorgeous flyback chronograph made for the german air force, with the military engravings to back it up. Heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg 3h manufactured in the early 1970s, this heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg was originally crafted to be adorned on the wrist of a bundeswehr pilot. Like the iwcjlc mark xi, the heuer bundeswehr was designed for the sole purpose of use in military aviation.
Heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg amsterdam vintage watches. It was made for the german air force part of the german armed forces or bundeswehr hence the nickname and a version was also used by the norwegian air force called the luftforsvaret. A couple years later i found this sinndialed specimen and fell in love with it. Heuer 1550sg bund chronograph flyback military vintage. Military wristwatch with black bezel, round button flyback chronograph and register. New old stock nos condition, vintage german military flyback chronograph from the1960s. The bundeswehr chronographs notably made by heuer and leonidas in. Telsonic ultrasonics sg2230003 generator controller cu1 3000w 20khz 3007. There are several configurations of the heuerbranded dials.
For auction is a heuer bund 3h 1550sg bundeswehr flyback chronograph valjoux 230 late 1960s. Heuer 1550 sg bundeswehr chronograph professional watches. Vintage oversize heuer german bundeswher pilots 2 registers manual wind chronograph with flyback function circa 1960. The heuerleonidas bundeswehr chronograph, better known as the heuer bund. Handwinding chronograph black dial with luminous arabic numerals, luminous hands, sweep center seconds, and 2 subdials indicating minutes, seconds stainless steel case with bidirectional rotating bezel, textile strap, and pin buckle write up.
Heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg a pilots instrument issued by one of the strongest and wellequipped, midcentury armed forces. Watch is currently running at 4 sec a day and is in excellent condition. Heuer bund 3h 1550 sg bundeswehr flyback chronograph valjoux. Heuer bundeswehr chronograph before tag heuer, there was simply heuer, a watch manufacturer founded by edouard heuer. Featuring a manual winding valjoux 230 flyback chronograph movement and a rotating bezel, the bund was particularly popular with military aviators. Vintage heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg sold on watchpool24. A fine stainless steel military flyback chronograph wristwatch signed heuer, bundeswehr, ref. This watch is known as the heuer bundeswehr chronograph, or heuer bund for short click pictures to enlarge the majority of these watches have the word bundeswehr engraved on the back as they were issued to german servicemen from 1968 until the late 1970s bundes wehr means federal defence in german. We take care of logistics, condition and authenticity for every transaction. With distinctive arrow tipped sweep seconds hand, and. Heuer bund 3h 1550 sg bundeswehr flyback chronograph. Dec 2005, may 2006, jun 2006, aug 2006, oct 2008, feb 2009, apr 2012. This watch is a rare chronographen watch which one of the most collectable vintage chronographs and is sought after by collectors of vintage military watches.
The heuer bundeswehr was a general issue chronograph for a number of military forces including the german federal defense forces. The watch was created to be a bundeswehr pilots instrument, but research shows that it also made its way to. The heuer bund 1550 sg with tritium dial this one is now with. As a staple of military timekeeping, the esteemed bund is a prominent part of heuer history and utilitarian. Vintage heuer stainless steel bundeswehr 1550 sg 1. Men from the land vocations like the artillery were said to be also issued the 1550 sg. Hq milton 70s heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg with classic 3h. White luminous index and white fils hands stainless steel case, with bidirectional. Heuer military flyback chronograph bundeswehr sternzeit reguliert ref. Inside the red circle at 6 oclock you will find the inscription 3h and a small red dot in the middle. This model was made for military and civilian use and the main difference between. Ba0723 analog display automatic self wind silver watch and other wrist watches at. Made specifically for pilots in the german air force, the bundeswehr, this timepiece was a utilitarian watch that dates from the cold war era.
Heuer watches all prices for heuer watches on chrono24. Heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg heuer bundeswehr reference ref. The watch was created to be a bundeswehr pilots instrument, but research shows that it also made its way to the other service branches. The caseback has been scratched up, but the issued serial number is still intact and legible. See more ideas about watches, military and vintage watches. Looking for the heuer bundeswehr watch of your dreams. There are currently 1 heuer bundeswehr watches as well as hundreds of other classic and modern luxury watches for sale on classic driver. Large 43 x 50mm case with wide rotating elapsed time bezel, acrylic crystal, and beautiful condition matte black dial with patinad luminous indexes and matching luminous hands and red 3h logo. Hq milton vintage 70s heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg with. This indicates the use of tritium for the luminous markers and hands. This is an effort to document the many dial variations and gather, in a single place, enough information to make an informed assessment of this highly regarded timepiece. Large 43 x 50mm brushed finish stainless steel case with wide matte black rotating elapsed time bezel, acrylic crystal, and matte black dial with patinad luminous indexes and matching luminous hands and red 3h logo. Sinndialed heuer 1550 sg bundeswehr rover haven straps. I used to own one with a heuer service dial no 3h or small t, and traded it in a fit of madness.
The heuer bundeswehr flyback chronograph is the latter. Heuer bundeswehr authenticity check originally posted by bub838. I used to own one with a heuer service dial no 3h or small t, and. It will come on an unused bund see photos not the cordura strap shown in the photos. The heuer bundeswehr was made from the 1960s through circa 1980. Preowned tag heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg gents automatic watch. Chronext is a global platform for buying and selling luxury watches.
Rolex milsub, omega sm300, theyre great and all, but smart money is on the german military issued wristtank with a legitimate complication. Lately there has been much discussion surrounding what constitutes an authentic heuer bundeswehr spec chronograph. The full story from its nascence in 1955 until the 1990s, the bundeswehr was credited as being one of the most wellorganized and wellequipped armies of its time, though it did not participate in active combat. Now, its widely known that sinn had the contract to service these watches for the bundeswehr in the 1980s. The condition of this specimen makes this heuer bund very special and attractive for collectors. The watch was created to be a bundeswehr pilot s instrument, but research shows that it also made its way to the other service branches. Dec 04, 2012 w hen speaking of military watches, nothing is iconic as the heuer 1550 sg chronograph, issued to the german bundeswehr as well as other european and scandinavian militaries in the 1970s. Heuer ss large german pilots 2 registers manual wind chronograph with flyback function circa 1960. Bund military for sale at vintage heuer vintage heuer. Heuer bundeswehr pilots flyback chronograph circa 1960s.
It was serviced in jan 2015 by my local watchmaker. Hq milton 70s heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg with classic 3ht. Rexroth mac093c6fs4ca3am164sgs005 servo motor servo motor. Heuer bundeswehr chronograph before tag heuer, there was simply heuer, a watch manufacturer founded by edouard heuer in by james shorrock. Sinndialed heuer 1550 sg bundeswehr march 9, 2016 myron erickson way down at the bottom of this blog, possibly in the first post, there is a picture of a heuer 1550 sg i once owned. S ll another varia on on the heuer bundeswehr chronograph. On a round suface unlike the flat parts, probably done manually, number by number and letter by letter, its not that unusual, also considering that this is a military watch. I think ive found my next acquisition, although im going to have to restrain myself for at least several months. Apr 28, 2014 the heuer bundeswehr flyback chronograph is the latter. The present example is from the late years of production, featuring the larger h.
Heuer bundeswehr 1550 sg heuer bundeswehr reference ref id. The heuer bundeswehr or heuer bund is a military chronograph that heuer developed for bundeswehr soldiers in 1967. There are currently 98 heuer watches as well as hundreds of other classic and modern luxury watches for sale on classic driver. In opposition to the zdv 3710, in representative military units e. Guard battalion of the modgermany and staff military band of the armed forces for enlisted personnel and non commissioned officers the background of the basic uniform gorget patches shows the specific corps colour of the appropriate armed service, special troop, corps or. Valjoux 22 automatic movement, 17 jewels, black matte dial, luminous arabic numerals, luminous hands, outer minute divisions, two black subsidiary dials for 30 minute register and constant seconds, red 3h and t above 6 oclock, waterresistant. Heuer bundeswehr pilots flyback chronograph circa 1960. W hen speaking of military watches, nothing is iconic as the heuer 1550 sg chronograph, issued to the german bundeswehr as well as other european and scandinavian militaries in the 1970s. Watch is currently running and in excellent condition. Apr 16, 2015 for auction is a heuer bund 3h 1550sg bundeswehr flyback chronograph valjoux 230 late 1960s. The 1550 sg between the lugs is the heuer reference for this watch, cant see anything wrong with that. Meine beiden heuer bw 1550 sg tag heuer watchlounge. Heuer bundeswehr authenticity check the bundeswehr name of the german army, also called bund in short watches were ordered by the german army from leonidas heuer during the early 1960ies onwards, given to their pilots and the officers in submarines. This particular heuer bund is the reference 1550 sg with a rare 3h dial.786 1399 592 652 462 46 826 887 380 113 1034 281 1457 764 1226 161 1428 709 1394 773 943 373 1206 975 153 1191 909 133 167 61 544 1130 535 1338 46 500 971 1249 1411 676 327 646 1420 19 639 1455