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Im going to regret this very much but due to some unforeseen events Im selling my Heuer autavia 2446 with 1st execution case and 2nd execution "swiss at bottom" and fab.suisse dial.
I will make an attempt to sell it here before sending it to an auction house.
Here comes the story of the watch, It came to me from France, to be more specific from the same guy who sold the full lume hand autavia that was featured on Hodinkee.
It was in a pretty bad condition lacking the bezel etc. I have with the help of some great friends and collectors (and great amount of money ofc) sourced a correct one.
This watch is perhaps not a collectors piece with top condition but what it lacks in condition it makes up in rarity. It is the only known 2nd exec dialed 2446 with fab.suisse.
Case: Looks untouched to me with original bevels/chamfers still present. Bezel is correct lume triangle bezel as should be on all 1st exec autavia. Correct caseback with small engraving.
Dial: Dial is in very good condition, no scratches or other marks. Part of the lume plot at 12 oclock is missing. Subdials have the light usual lines at 3, 6 and 9 oclock as often seen
on the 2nd exec dials. Hands have probably been relumed in the past.
Movement: Correct signed ED.HEUER&CO valjoux 72 running and keeping time. Service is unknown so it is in need of some love soon.
Price: Im open to all reasonable offers.
Im also willing to take in trades as long as they are cheaper (preferably rolex, heuer and omega).
Shipping: To be discussed with buyer.
References: Plenty of references available from this forum and many others. References will be provided to buyer and I will be asking the same.