This had the same case, dial format, winding crown and pushers as the item here. Palm Desert, California, United States. Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. The original dial is very nice and “minty”. The chronograph functions exactly as it should and resets perfectly to zero. Lume dots at incices and oon hands are tritium and in perfect condition as is the dial. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. The case back shows some wear through and scratching of the chrome.
Heuer had not been a movement manufacturer since the mids and purchased its mechanisms in raw, unfinished form from third party suppliers before modifying and refining them as required. Sitemap Vintage icckx for sale, reference articles and buying advice.
However, despite strong early season performances including a victory at the Dutch GP at Zandvoort, his Ferrari B2 proved shockingly unreliable, with engine failures at four out of the next five Grands Prix.
Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Quite remarkably, the original perforated Heuer racing strap that was supplied with this watch is still in place today, in a near mint state.
The winding crown is the original unsigned chrome crown.
Watches and F1: The Heuer Jacky Ickx Easy-Rider – Worn & Wound
The xears error is 0. One has to remember that at the time, while brands such as Heuer had prestige, they were purveyors of good quality ‘tool’ watches, rather than luxury timepieces as is the case today.
Looking for a trade if anyone interested. Read more about the condition. Having grown up at race tracks, hot rod shops and car shows, he brings old-school motoring style and a lifestyle bent to his mostly vintage watch collection.
Skip to main content. Sell now – Have one to sell? Heuer was a major sponsor of the Ferrari Formula 1 team and decided that its latest chronograph should be endorsed by Ferrari driver Jacky Ickx. The chrome plated “bull head” case measures about The chronograph functions exactly as it should and resets perfectly to zero. Illustrated are the two components of the stem with a 0. However, the seemingly simple task of replacing the broken split stem winder was not.
The dial and handset are mint, with the correct original sub-second hands and the Ickx model only white chrono hand with black stripe. Interesting info and observations Shipping information Contact. Its plates gleam brightly and there is no hint of corrosion anywhere.
Sales tax may apply when shipping to: This watch needs a whole page to give you its history, but we sum it up in the next paragraph. In the early ‘s Heuer made the Jacky Ickx “Easy Rider” as a budget chronograph to compete with the new quartz watches of the time and appeal to the younger consumers in the mechanical watch market.
The Belgian had already won the 24 Hours of Le Mans oncebehind the wheel of the legendary Ford GT, and would go on to win the endurance classic five more times inand In the last decade, we have owned two of these Sears Easy Rider models and never quite heard an entirely convincing explanation as to why, and how, they came into being. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. I’ll consider items where I need to add a little cash as well.
Movement was a Ebauches Bettlach EBchrono starts, stops and resets to 12 with a nice solid click. The time now is It is in great condition with it’s original mint condition dial.
RARE HEUER (FOR SEARS) JACKY ICKX EASY RIDER CHRONOGRAPH WATCH
The same year, the Heuer Easy-Rider was born. There are numerous print references to the Heuer Jacky Ickx and its Easy Rider sibling, but it is much more difficult to locate facts about this rarer Sears offshoot. Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge.
Contact Us General Advertise. While not making it a top grade movement, it certainly makes it a better value proposition. These do not exist at any watch supplier and after a month of searching Ebay etc, I decided the only option was to fabricate one from scratch.
Palm Desert, California, United States. This movement is in superb order throughout. Vintage Watches for sale sold out. September 16th, 1. If you are going to search for a Jacky Ickx Easy-Rider, keep a special eye out for ones with the original packaging- the Heuer-branded miniature Jacky Ickx icix helmet may just be the coolest watch box ever made.
No Easy Rider ever came with external Heuer branding, though the qatch said ‘A product of Heuer’.
Report item – opens in jackg new window or tab. Even fifteen years ago, characteristically s styling was something of a guilty pleasure, but now has become the height of fashion, with numerous re-issue sports models appearing that have this distinctive look. The original dial is very nice and “minty”. A negative side-effect of the surge in popularity jjacky vintage wristwatches over the last decade has been that a lot of items that were previously regarded as scrap have been jacly from the parts bin and put back onto the market, often with scant regard to their originality or ability to function reliably.
Available in a range of case finishes and dial styles, the Easy Rider was also marketed under the Leonidas and Sears brands. The plated case, which comes in at 45mm, has survived exceptionally well. Guaranteed to be as described and satisfaction guaranteed, this is a very nice Heuer watch.