... in nice fall-sun-down light. The absence of the „T“ and the „Swiss“ on the subdial as well as the very low serial number (lowest so far observed one on a GMT 1st Gen) suggest this to be a potential proto-dial. Cheers, HSTE
......primarily for military use, Then a few Matthey Tissot branded dials for civilian use. And why the Girards Perregaux is I guess a big mystery. The Breguet is great, a bit thicker than the GP but I just like very much the design, be it the Breguet or the GP. And whilst my Breguet looks a bit "ro
I have landed recently the fairly rare GP Type XX and have now taken pics next to my Breguet Type XX. Two in my view beautiful watches, looking largely similar in order to conform to the mil‘specs. Main obvious difference is the case that is thicker with the Breguet. The Breguet housing a Valjoux 22
So, the simple story is that Heuer presented one to two hands-ful of these special dial Carreras to the then Volvo Board of Directors. Then being around 1970/71. The crazy thing is that the Heuer Shield had to make its way down to the 6 o'clock subdial - a bit of a loser place for a watch logo...….