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Vintage 1970s Autavia 11630V Viceroy
Two Register Chronograph(and by many the FIRST Swiss Automatic Chronograph)
Classic Autavia Tonneau Case a large chronograph at 42mm in diameter (excluding crown & pushers) 47mm lug tip to lug tip with 20mm lug spacing. Usual calibre 12 "Lefty" configuration with the chronograph pushers located 2 & 4 o'clock position and the crown at 9. Original Faceted crowns correct HEUER signed crown.
Case is in ALL ORIGINAL condition unpolished with nice sharp edges and complete brushed steel radial finish to case front
Excellent condition correct hours / minutes bezel
A 60 click bi-directional bezel with good sharp resistance and an affirmative "Click"
This is super classic Autavia 1163 dial classic reverse panda "Static" dial, that's to say there is no running movement in the dial without the Chrono running so continuous seconds,
A 12h counter at 9, 30min at 3 Hours and minutes are those funky "Stick" hands and red centre sweep chronograph.
Date aperture at 3.
Simple genuine leather vintage perforated rally type strap inkeeping with the watches age and style.
The Caliber 12
Arguably one the first automatic chronograph movements
For a VERY comprehensive understanding of the Caliber 12 and the arms race to produce the first automatic chronograph
automatic chronograph, 60s, 30min, 12h, cam switched
date: set by changing 21-24h
f = 21600 A/h
power reserve 42h
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