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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 118

HEUER AUTAVIA STEEL CHRONO Heuer, Autavia Chronograph. Made in the 1960's. Fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and black bezel.

Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel, lapidated lugs, snap-on case back. Bicolor black and silver with luminous baton indexes, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12-hour registers. Luminous steel dauphine hands. Cal. 72, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating blued steel flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 5,000 - 8,000

HKD 39,000 - 62,000 / CHF 4,800 - 7,600

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-58-01-05


Slightly damaged bezel

HANDS Original

HANDS Luminous material reapplied


DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.