Pristine Condition Rare 1970's Heuer Autavia Calibre 12 Automatic Chronogra ph Watch - Unpolished Ref 11630. This watch is a real survivor and is in astounding condition for a watch that is around 50 years of age. The Calibre 12 "Orange Boy" Autavia models are getting quite rare in this condition and make a good investment as they are increasing in value. The watch is running correctly with all of the functions working and resetting correctly. Beautiful unmarked Black which changes along with the light.
White AUTAVIA logo at the 12 oclock position. White HEUER logo under the 12 o'clock position. Minute scale around the inside of the dial with orange 5 second markers & white second fractions in-between.Small dial in white and orange at the 3 o'clock position which is for the chronograph minutes. Small white dial at the 9 o'clock position which is for the small second hand.
Orange Needle Chronograph second hand currently settled at 12 o'clock start position plus luminous orange minute and hour hands. White luminous batons at each 5 minute position (except 3 o'clock & 9'o'clock). "AUTOMATIC CHRONOGRAPH" lettering in white above the 6 o'clock position. Date box on the 6 o'clock position.
Small "SWSS" logo above the date box at the 6 o'clock position. The Black bezel remains in excellent condition with a few marks. There are both silver 5 minute markers and smaller hour markers above these (Hence MH for Minute Hour). The luminous 12 position triangle is still intact (very rare for these vintage watches).
CASE / CASE BACK & GLASS. Unpolished stainless steel case is in excellent condition with no visible wear and very few marks. There are two silver chronograph pushers either size of the HEUER crown - no visible wear to the pushers or crown. The higher chronograph pusher starts and starts the chronograph and the lower chronograph resets the chronograph. The glass remains unmarked when looked at with a Jewellers Lupe.
The casing contains the correct serial number and reference numbers between the lugs. HEUER automatic calibre 12 movement one of the most reliable made in Switzerland. This watch is keeping accurate time and the functions are working correctly. Free Black Rubber strap with silver buckle.
The strap and buckle are brand new but are not original to the watch. Please be aware that there may be small marks that I have not noticed - this is a Vintage used watch after all. The item "Rare Heuer Autavia Calibre 12 Auto Chronograph Orange Boy Watch Ref 1630 MH" is in sale since Wednesday, August 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "dulypaid" and is located in Sudbury, Suffolk.This item can be shipped worldwide.