1970s Heuer Chronograph (Ref. 1614) Valjoux Cal. 7765 "Made in France"

By the 1970s the Heuer brand had already amassed a rich pedigree as a watchmaker, with most of the brand's success coming from their innovations within the chronograph sector of watchmaking. During this time, Heuer also developed a very good relationship with French watch designer Gerald Monnin. This collaboration most famously resulted in Heuer's first dive watch, the ref. 844, however Monnin also designed several other watches under the Heuer name. 

For example, this beautiful and sporty chronograph ref. 1614 is a Monnin creation and is symbolized as such with the "Made in France" text at 6 o'clock, where we would normally see "Swiss" for Heuer's in-house designs. The ref. 1614 chronograph utilizes a Valjoux cal. 7765 chronograph movement and a Monnin-designed case that features a unique, yet handsome tonneau design with an array of sweeping polished surfaces and brushed sides. 

Stock # HURC1614
Brand Heuer
Style Chronograph "Made in France"
Model 1614
Serial 11XXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Silver W/ Grey/Black Sub-Dials
Millimeters 38
Strap 2pc Handmade Leather Strap



The exceptional case exhibits no evidence of previous polishing and boasts extremely crisp brushed finishing and factory dimensions throughout. The case retains its original pump pushers and original unsigned crown. The case back retains all of its original factory markings and finishing with minimal signs of wear. The watch comes supplied on a 2pc handmade leather strap.


The brushed silver dial is the perfect mix of elegance and sportiness. The two-tone black and grey sub-dials create a unique depth at 12, 3, and 9 o'clock where they're positioned, and the bright red hands pop off the dial for an ultra-legible contrast. The dial itself is virtually flawless and shows no age or wear to the damaged eye. The original tritium hands feature a charming creamy patina with no degradation present under UV light inspection.


None. The watch is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.