Hi every one, yesterday i received the revue " THE ROAD RAT " .i order this New magazin because inside is speaking about the " SEIKO 6139 " is not so often and when the magazine show a pic where you can find one of the most iconic 70's F1 Pilot wearing a SEIKO 6139-6000 is just Fantastic... So thank you to " Chris All - The road rat magazine " to share this fantastic pic from Tyrell f1 team in 1971....
Now we Probably found a Nickname for this wonderful blu Pogue AKA " SEIKO CEVERT " and to complete with a glamourous way like it was, he had Blu eyes like this SEIKO dial..
That is very cool indeed. I remember seeing him race at the Canadian Grand Prix in Mosport back in '73. Tragically, he was killed in a crash at Watkins Glen during the following race for the US Grand Prix. An exceptional talent and a tragic loss.
Thanks Bertrand - very interesting - just in time for the upcoming Second International Pogue Day too ! ! !
The article boldly offers something for the "Pogue Purists". Time to refer to the blue dial model 6139-600Xs as a "Cevert". Then over time it can come to be restricted to only -6002's with a box under the 60 marker.
Thanks for sharing, Bertrand. I can't say I've ever heard of Cevert, but I'm probably too young and not a motor sport enthusiast. Unfortunately my "blue Pogue" differs I'm at least four ways from the one pictured so can't be considered a "true Cevert" 😃
...find others moments of life showing Francois CEVERT worning a blu Seiko 6139-6000 on a black leather steap . The three fisrt pics was during a preparation before a race so he DROVE WITH THE SEIKO 6139 Sorry for the quality but it's some capture from a short movie " Francois Cevert - The Destiny Of A Prince " from MOTORS on YouTube - 22mn.
My differences were the text under Seiko, the square under 60, the fact mine is a 6005, and the straight vs tapered bracelet. In not sure either subdial hand is two piece, it mine has certainly been serviced. Perhaps it's lost a little paint? HiBeat.
I assume the watch in the magazine picture is NOT Cevert's actual watch, right?
If Cevert died in 1973, then the watch in the magazine picture would just give readers a clear idea of what a blue 6139-600x looks like. But the pictured watch was made sometime between 1974 and 1978. The 'flared' bracelet wouldn't have been on his watch, and neither would the 'square' under the 60 on the tach.
If these pictures of Cevert wearing a 6139 were taken earlier...say, 1971...there would be even more differences.
Cevert's actual would have looked more like Tritto's watch than the one pictured in the magazine. I'd guess Tritto's watch dates to 1973...or perhaps late 1972?
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"Don't ever say 'dead nuts' to a guy over 60." --J. Koch
Pic from 1971 ...month probably the biggining of the season "march" I don't know yet..., at 3 o'clock we can see something so probably the " notch " case ? And at nine o'clock we can distinguish the line of the text normal for 71 but resist or proof depend the " notch " . Where he bought the watch ? A F1 Pilot travel around the planet....