The Story Of James Garner’s Heuer Carrera

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The Story Of James Garner’s Heuer Carrera

Postby Racer-X » September 4th 2017, 2:32pm

by Calibre 11 "This is the story of a very special 1960s Carrera, a watch that belonged to a Hollywood legend who not only starred in one of the most famous motor racing films of all time, but was also the owner of a racing team that competed at Le Mans and Daytona. This is the story of James Garner’s treasured Heuer Carrera.

For years it has been known that Garner wore a Carrera in The Rockford Files, but what confused collectors was the mysterious text on the dial. Much speculation has been tossed around about the watch on various watch forums, because the blurred photos and screen caps made it impossible to clearly read the inscription.

But the answer is a simple one- printed on the dial is the actor’s name, just below the two sub-dials."

Article at Calibre 11
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Re: The Story Of James Garner’s Heuer Carrera

Postby foghorn » September 4th 2017, 2:37pm

Interesting. I figgered he'd wear a Victorinox Swiss Army Maverick.
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Re: The Story Of James Garner’s Heuer Carrera

Postby TemerityB » September 4th 2017, 3:06pm

foghorn wrote:Interesting. I figgered he'd wear a Victorinox Swiss Army Maverick.


That's so awful that it's hilarious. :lol:
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Re: The Story Of James Garner’s Heuer Carrera

Postby artman » September 4th 2017, 10:53pm

Cool story and beautiful watch.
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