Aquastar Regate 1st exec Service

After found a very rare early 1st execution Aquastar Regate with Felsa 4000N in the "container case" a service was needed. So sent to THE man for these kind of watches - Richard Askham in the UK.  He did all well and tried hard to fix the pusher, that doesn´t switch back to zero not perfect from time to time but he was "beaten by the watch". So maybe that pusher (and the "container case" design of the watch) caused the switch to the "standard" case soon after the 1st execs as we can see on the serial numbers. You [...]

Aquastar Regate 1st exec Service

Aquastar Regate with Felsa 4000N – found an amazing 1st execution

We know the nice early Aquastar Regate with Felsa 4000N special modified movement as the queen of the 5 dots, branded with Heuer for the 1967 Amercia´s Cup Race with INTREPID. Till now I didn´t recognise that we can see 2 executions of that. Big thanks to Pete, who is writing a book about Aquastar with a chapter for the Regattas. He pointed me on that and I searched on my files and yes, found 5 other of them. As we know from the later Regattas of Aquaster it´s a "movement put into case" watch, so called container case. Here are [...]

Aquastar Regate with Felsa 4000N – found an amazing 1st execution

Nivada Grenchen Chronomaster Yachting

credit: moonwatchonly.com from the book Chronomaster only Yes, they are rare, less then 20 pieces are known till now. Inside works always a Valjoux 23. […]

Nivada Grenchen Chronomaster Yachting