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Re: FS: Vintage Heuer Autavia Chronograph 1163 Siffert 1969

Sorry, forgot to include payment and shipping information.
This watch is priced at $18,000 USD and the payment is expected as a bank to bank transfer by Zelle or by wire transfer to our corporate account.
We ship by FEDEX with insurance from Parcel Pro. Overseas buyers pay $150 for shipping.

: Vintage Heuer Autavia model 1163 with the white, so called Siffert,
: dial is a dream watch for Heuer collectors.
: If you search the Internet you will find that the prices for
: average condition examples are running about $9000. About $1000
: more with the original box as you see here.
: First Heuer Siffert edition with Chronomatic on dial will set you
: back over $60,000 !!!
: The Heuer offered here is just as rare as CHRONOMATIC, may be more
: so...
: It is the second edition, one that directly followed the
: CHRONOMATIC. The hour sub dial is still 3,6,9,12.
: All of the Heuer Autavia models I have seen so far on the Internet
: have SWISS printed on the dial above the date window.
: This one does not!! It makes it a VERY RARE example indeed.
: Otherwise this dial is classified as MK 3.
: One very similar to the Heuer offered here sold at Christies
: auction in June 2017 for $87,500 !!!
: It was an earlier rare variant dial with CHRONOMATIC at the top.
: It's serial number was less then 600 away from mine and I
: believe that the serial numbers were issued for all Heuer
: watches, not just for Autavia models.
: Also the Christies sale shows this model in a poorer condition than
: mine!!
: Here is their description:
: Heuer. An extremely rare stainless-steel automatic chronograph
: wristwatch with date and ‘Jo Siffert’ dial. Signed Heuer,
: Autavia, Chronomatic Model, Ref. 1163T, Case No. 141’373,
: circa 1969. This lot was offered in Rare Watches and American
: Icons on 21 June 2017 at Christie’s in New York and sold for
: $87,500
: Here is the
: link:https://www.christies.com/features/5-reasons-collectors-love-vintage-Heuer-chronographs-8406-1.aspx?sc_lang=en

: The model shown here has a number 1163 on one side of the case and
: a serial number which starts with 141 on the other side.
: There is also a hand engraved number on the edge of the case back.
: It starts with CP198...
: I read somewhere that Jo Siffert was selling these Autavia watches
: to his friends and others as he was able to obtain them from
: Heuer for a discounted price. This could be one of those
: watches.
: Cal. 11 automatic movement is running well as it was just recently
: serviced by my watchmaker.
: Case back is signed HEUER LEONIDAS S.A. SWISS and STAINLESS STEEL
: below.
: There is only one other watchmaker’s mark and the date is 05, I
: assume 2005.
: The watch is all original in our opinion, though the case shows
: signs of surface detailing.
: This is a treasure to posses!!
: I also have an original MH bezel which you can have instead of this
: one if you so desire.
: The lugs show some touch up but I have found a reference to a
: finisher who has the tooling to put a finish just as the
: original.

This watch is priced at $18,000 USD and the payment is expected as a bank to bank transfer by Zelle or by wire transfer to our corporate account.
We ship by FEDEX with insurance from Parcel Pro. Overseas buyers pay $150 for shipping.
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