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So, I was just given this stopwatch from the professor at the university I work at, but I can't find much about it.
Can someone point me in the right direction?
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The watch dates from the 60s to the 80s. It was made by Heuer for Fisher Scientific. It is not uncommon even in NOS (new old stock == new) condition. Not valuable but nice. They are rugged and it still probably gives good timings... but, as always, it can't hold a candle to a quartz timing circuit.

There is some stopwatch info over at Jeff Stein's OnTheDash.com website.

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The watch dates from the 60s to the 80s. It was made by Heuer for Fisher Scientific. It is not uncommon even in NOS (new old stock == new) condition. Not valuable but nice. They are rugged and it still probably gives good timings... but, as always, it can't hold a candle to a quartz timing circuit.

There is some stopwatch info over at Jeff Stein's OnTheDash.com website.

I hope that helps and welcome to WUS where politeness abounds :)
Thank you for the response. I can't find a model number or anything on it, so I can look up the specs or even a price. I went to the site you mentioned, but couldn't find much about this one. It looks to me a 10 minute watch and I can't find those on the site. Anything else you can tell me
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Try an advanced Ebay search
Advanced search -->Heuer Stopwatch-->completed listings -->world wide
 

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Fisher sold the watches to a very technical market, labs and the like. I suspect they had a variety of timers for that market. You might find it in an old Fisher Scientific catalog if you can find one. I have a number of these but none that were labeled for resale by Fisher. I'm not sure what their time limits were but I suspect most were 30 min.
 

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I saw one of these in a charity shop a month ago, with the box and papers for £18. Didn't bother. Wish I had.
 

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In 1978/79, a fine quality Heuer stopwatch for 'science and research' or 'time and motion study' was about 150 $, or up to 250 $ for the 'Monte-Carlo'. A wristwatch chronograph was then about 350-450 $.

For the value of these old timepieces nowadays, it is a matter of what the fool will give for it.

Some wristwatch chronographs for instance are considered more collectible, and fetch higher prices than others.

Among the stopwatches the Monte-Carlo (used by rally drivers) can fetch a high price.

For this rare stopwatch, I would say it is better than average, because it must have a high beat rate.

Also the box and guarantee booklet are valuable (especially the booklet, as that can be used for wristwatch chronographs).
 

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In 1978/79, a fine quality Heuer stopwatch for 'science and research' or 'time and motion study' was about 150 $, or up to 250 $ for the 'Monte-Carlo'. A wristwatch chronograph was then about 350-450 $.

For the value of these old timepieces nowadays, it is a matter of what the fool will give for it.

Some wristwatch chronographs for instance are considered more collectible, and fetch higher prices than others.

Among the stopwatches the Monte-Carlo (used by rally drivers) can fetch a high price.

For this rare stopwatch, I would say it is better than average, because it must have a high beat rate.

Also the box and guarantee booklet are valuable (especially the booklet, as that can be used for wristwatch chronographs).
Wow, that is more than I thought. I might just keep it then. Cause I know if I do sell it I would sell it for to little money and be upset lol
 

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In 1978/79, a fine quality Heuer stopwatch for 'science and research' or 'time and motion study' was about 150 $, or up to 250 $ for the 'Monte-Carlo'. A wristwatch chronograph was then about 350-450 $.

For the value of these old timepieces nowadays, it is a matter of what the fool will give for it.

Some wristwatch chronographs for instance are considered more collectible, and fetch higher prices than others.

Among the stopwatches the Monte-Carlo (used by rally drivers) can fetch a high price.

For this rare stopwatch, I would say it is better than average, because it must have a high beat rate.

Also the box and guarantee booklet are valuable (especially the booklet, as that can be used for wristwatch chronographs).
Any more info? I'm not sure what to do with it. Classifieds on here?
 

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I posted it on ebay and here is the link. What do you think?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Almost-Perfect-Vintage-Swiss-Heuer-Stopwatch-7-Jewels-Fisher-Scientific-10-min-/261598833442?
I just want to make sure that I'm not selling it for too little. Can someone give me a good estimate on it?

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What do You mean by "too little" ? :) You posted it as an auction so the price will be not greater than what people want to pay for it
 
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