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HEUER AUTAVIA GMT 1163 GMT MK3


PRICE : 9500 EURO

THE TECHNICAL CORNER

Stainless steel Autavia GMT automatic chronograph wristwatch ref.1163 manufactured by Heuer.
Black dial with red stripes, applied luminous indexes, outer fifths of a second divisions, luminous red and yellow hands, sweep centre seconds, white subsidiary dials for constant seconds and minutes register, magnified date display.
Water resistant stainless steel case, pump pushers, signed crown, signed screw back, blue and red rotating GMT bezel with even numbers.
Buren cal.14 GMT automatic movement.
Circa 1972.

HISTORY IN BRIEF

Between the 60s and the early 80s, Heuer produced several chronograph wristwatches which, due to their undeniable aesthetic appeal and their close correlation with motor racing, have become year after year very desirable and sought after by vintage watches collectors.
One of the most important and peculiar Heuer models is certainly the Autavia GMT which was introduced by Heuer in 1968 circa and was offered in a multitude of varieties and models characterized by different cases, calibers, dials ecc.
An example of these models is reference 1163 coming with the mythical automatic Buren microrotor Cal.14, the big GMT hand and the huge 42.5mm cushion case.

OUR WATCH

Today we are offering for sale a very well preserved specimen of reference 1163 GMT Autavia.
The case, the dial, the inlay, the caseback, the caliber all perfectly match condition-wise.
Moreover, all the components are correct for a Mk3 Gmt Autavia ref. 1163 produced in the 70’s : Buren cal.14 movement,  GMT bezel with even numbers, luminous hands with red edges, red stripes tritium dial, signed caseback and crown.

RECAP

Manufacturer : HEUER
Model : AUTAVIA GMT
Reference : 1163
Case No : 243,XXX
Year : 70’S
Box/Papers : NO
Material : STAINLESS STEEL
Bracelet : LEATHER
 Caliber : BUREN CAL.14
Dial : BLACK TRITIUM

THE JATUCKA GUARANTEE

Our unparalled expertise and world-class reputation ensures you that you can buy with total confidence from VWC LTD by Jatucka.
We provide 1 year guarantee on the proper functioning and a lifetime warranty on the originality and the legal origin of every watch.
Along with the relevant certificates set out above we also include in the package a dated and signed CD ROM with all our high definition photographs of the watch as a further guarantee of your purchase.