The largest independent, non-commercial, consumer-oriented resource on the Internet for owners, collectors and enthusiasts of fine wristwatches. Online since 1998.
Informational Websites ChronoMaddox -- the legacy of Chuck Maddox OnTheDash -- vintage Heuer website Zowie -- Omega information
Discussion Forums ChronoMaddox Forum Heuer Forum Omega Forum
Counterfeit Watchers ChronoTools Forum ChronoTrader Forum

A marketplace for chronographs, dive watches and other tool-type wristwatches and timepieces

This forum is for BUYING, SELLING and TRADING only--not for discussing watches. Please limit postings to specific ads for buying, selling or trading watches, parts or accessories that that match at least one of the following categories:

Please see our ChronoTrader Policies and Terms of Use. Learn more about How To Include Photos In Your Postings.

Rules: Postings must be an ad announcing an intent to sell, buy or trade. Full item description and photo(s) must be posted within the message here, not as links to other websites. Links to online auctions and other sites: Links to online auctions, dealer sites or other listings of items are permitted, but you should be careful to ensure that such listings will comply with our other ChronoTrader Policies. In addition, we request that sellers linking to online auctions or listings offer some benefit or accomodation to ChronoTrader readers (for example, some discount or an undertaking to end an auction early, to keep a watch "in the family"). Photos must be of the actual item for sale in its present condition. No counterfeit or replica products. No post for the same item may be repeated within 7 days, except to lower the asking price. Commercial dealers are limited to three unique posts per day. [More...]


The Autavia Viceroy is one of the Heuer's iconic models of the 1970s. Here is your chance to own a great example of one that came out prior to the promotional partnership between Heuer and Viceroy. The primary differences with the Viceroy model is that there is no “V” after the 1163 reference number (between the lugs), a Calibre 11 movement (instead of Cal.12) and an earlier case number (cross-checked with reference from “On the Dash”). The large 42mm stainless steel case of the Autavia has its unmistakable cushion shape. The watch looks very solid on the wrist and is comfortable to wear due to the curved case shape. The chronograph pushers are fluted, the winding crown shows the Heuer logo. The motorsport background, sporty look, legendary movement and a beautiful condition make this Heuer Autavia the perfect vintage collector's watch.

The example offered here dates from 1971 and is in excellent and original condition. The matte black dial surface is free of any marks. The white sub-dials show the 30-minute counter at 3 o'clock and the hour totalizator at 9 o'clock. Both are beautifully preserved.

The case has never been refurbished and the dial & hands have all the original tritium. The case & case back shows some scratches from normal wear. The fine lug finish is perfectly intact.

Dial and hands are perfect. All the original tritium is fully intact. Creamy color. Subdials super white. All the lume dots at 3,6 and 9 present.

The bezel is in excellent condition with minor signs of wear.

A full service has just been completed by a highly experienced watchmaker (receipt available). All functions are in perfect and running order.
The watch comes mounted on a high quality & period correct, 5-row, beads of rice bracelet.

Serial number: (1971)

I’m asking US$4200 including international shipping via DHL/Fedex , excluding Paypal / Bank Transfer fees.

Send me an email if you require additional information / images.

I am collector of Swiss sport chronographs from the 60's and 70's. I have conducted a number of transactions on this forum, Instagram and Ebay (both vintage.eye), both as buyer and seller.">

Current Position
Chronocentric and zOwie site design and contents (c) Copyright 1998-2005, Derek Ziglar; Copyright 2005-2008, Jeffrey M. Stein. All rights reserved. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the terms of use. CONTACT | TERMS OF USE | TRANSLATE