Leonidas Heuer - Dato12 Datora Valjoux 72C Dato-Comp


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Basic Info

Ref. No. Valjoux 72C
Code I491
Movement Manual winding
Case material Yellow gold
Bracelet material Leather
Year ca. 1949
Condition 3 (fair)
Location Luxembourg, Troisvierges
Price 5,000 € (= $5,461) [Negotiable]
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Movement Manual winding
Movement/Caliber Valjoux 72c


Case material Yellow gold
Case diameter 35 mm
Thickness 12 mm


Bracelet material Leather
Bracelet color Brown
Clasp Buckle
Clasp material Steel


Chronograph, Date, Weekday, Month, Annual calendar


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Heuer - Leonidas - Date 12 Datora Valjoux 72C
Date-Compax 18 Kt gold

From approx. 1949 - extremely rare
Rare men's wrist watch with Chronograph, 30 min, 12h-counter and complete calendar

Three piece, pressure back. small second, 30 min and 12h-counter, day and date and month view, movement: 2/3-plate movement, rhodium-plated, sanded and polished screws, fine sanded Chronograph - steel parts, ratchet wheel screw balance, Glucydur-blued hairspring,.

A gent's rare wrist watch with chronograph, 30 min and 12h counter and full calendar
Three-body, push-back. 30 min and 12h counter, day, date and month indication, alpha hands. Movement: 2/3 plate movement, rhodium-plated, polished, ground screws, finely ground chronograph steel parts, ratchet wheel, Glucydur screw balance, blued hairspring.

This for the time very complicated clock is equipped with the noble Valjoux caliber 72 C, a further development of the already at Rolex came to fame Valjoux 72 and shows in addition to the day of the month in the upper medium-sized windows, the date using a own central pointer, and even the hours, minutes and seconds separately to the 3 additional totalizers.

( with two printers and additional buttons for quick setting of the date of the month and day )

Leonidas Watch Factory

Swiss watch manufacturer
The company Leonidas is 1841 by Julien Bourquin in Saint-Imier founded. 1912, Leonidas of constant Jeanneret-Droz, one of the three sons of the Excelsior Park-Founder Jules-Frederic Jeanneret purchased. This should also be the reason for this was that Leonidas quite excellent chronograph-caliber manufactured, because Jeanneret-Droz brought the relevant know-how. Leonidas manufactures but also instruments of the automotive and aircraft industry to apply. [1]

The companies will merge in 1964 Leonidas Watch Factory and Ed. Heuer.
The watches are still for a long time under the name Heuer-Leonidas sold. After Heuer to TAG Heuer, disappeared the name Leonidas.

A very high-quality watch with many complications
In good condition, collectors



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