Zodiac Panda Dial Cal 12 " Heuer Carrera 1153s" w/ JB Champion Flex Fit Bracelet

8 months ago
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New York, NY

For Sale is an early 1970's vintage Zodiac chronograph watch, white Panda dial configuration with two black subregisters and date. This watch was made by Heuer and started out life as a Carrera 1153S, with the dial later refinished for sale by Zodiac. Under certain lighting conditions can still see outline of Heuer shield and "CARRERA" insignia on the dial. Serial number and model designation still visible. The watch is powered by a Chronomatic Calibre 12 movement with a 42 hour power reserve. Item is in good used condition, TZ Rated conservatively at 83%, with some scratches and dings throughout the case, almost no aging to the finish on the dial, and minimal tritium lume loss. Includes a JB Champion Zodiac bracelet with flex fit expansion.
All text is complete and clear. Original tritium lume on hands and dial, with very little loss. Due to the lack of a running seconds hand exact timing cannot be accurately determined, but showing about a minute gain per week;service history unknown. Case, crown, pushers, bezel, insert, dial, hands are all original. Movement, chronograph function and crown are operating as intended, and pushers are very solid. Acrylic crystal has tiny almost imperceptible scratches on the surface, can easily be removed by polywatch.
Clasp is in original condition with scratching, but closes firmly and securely.
Item includes the following:
-Watch Head
-Zodiac signed JB Champion Flex Fit Bracelet
Item Specifics are:
-42 mm Diameter Cushion Case
-13.5 mm Thickness
-Acrylic Crystal
-Stainless Steel Case
-Water Resistance unknown
-20mm Wide Lugs
-Roughly 42 Hour Power reserve
-Chronomatic Calibre 12 chronograph movement
-Zodiac signed JB Champion Bracelet - currently sized to 7.25", can accommodate at least an 7.75" wrist
And now for the pics:
I'm asking $2800. Payment Details: Shipping via FedEx ground are included in my asking price. Bank Wire / other direct transfer methods accepted. Paypal good/services accepted with +3% fee, references and feedback. I'm willing to ship internationally but extra shipping and possible import fees might be applicable. If in the NYC/CT/Northern NJ area we could do a face to face. For references I have spotless Ebay feedback which I can refer to you, with identity verification, and also have done a few deals here, TZ, CT and on the Omega forum with positive feedback. If there are any questions please feel free to contact me via PM and I will answer as soon as possible. Reasonable offers are welcome.