Heuer 346 NR Gilt from 1943



Rare Heuer ref. 346 NR Gilt chronograph from 1943. Black gilt dial with radium lume is in top condition. Gilded military-style hands with radium lume. Valjoux 71 movement is in like-new condition and has been fully serviced. Hand-made Italian leather strap. Case diameter is 38 mm

Watch has a 12-month service warranty.

Heuer introduced the ref. 346 NR (noir, radium) and 346 AR (argent, radium) models during World War II, in 1943. The movement was a two-register Valjoux 71. This model had a large 38mm steel case. It was one of the first Heuer models which was sealed from moisture. The case back was equipped with an O-ring and was thread-locked. The crown and pushers were also sealed.