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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 40

HEUER, REF. 2446 AUTAVIA, CHRONOGRAPH, JOCHEN RINDT, STEEL Heuer, Autavia Chronograph, No. 89997, Ref. 2446. Made in the 1960's. Fine and rare, water resistant to 330 ft, stainless steel diver's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, black bezel and a stainless steel Heuer buckle. Accompanied by an overhaul receipt from Heuer dated 2005.

Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel, lapidated lugs, screw-down case back. Bicolor black and silver with applied baton indexes and luminous dots, 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.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 80,000 - 120,000 / USD 10,000 - 15,000

Sold: CHF 17,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-55-02

Very good

Slightly oxidized

Luminous material reapplied

HANDS Service hands


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. Approx overall length 170 mm. Property of a Swiss collector