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First Timepiece in Space

Oktober 2019
Much is written about the first wristwatch in space, less about the first timepiece in space. On February 20, 1962, John Glenn wore a Heuer stopwatch on the Friendship 7 mission in space. With a specially crafted bracelet, so that the large stopwatch could also be attached well usable on the wrist.

1969-2019 50 years Heuer Monaco

March 2019
On March 3, 1969, the Heuer Monaco was presented in Geneva and New York at the same time as the first rectangular chronograph with automatic winding in the world. This timepiece polarized its viewers from the beginning. Despite all this, it is now one of the cult watches of the past decades, and is lined up with timeless icons such as the Lange 1 by Lange and Sons, the perpetual calendar by Patek Philippe, the IWC Pilot’s Watch, the Omega Speedmaster Professional, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso, the Panarai Radomir, the Rolex Datejust, the Breitling Navitimer and the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak called. The Heuer Monaco is one of the classics of the watch history, which have survived the time to a certain extent.