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Autavia 2446C GMT is On Hold Pending Payment.
Thanks to the buyer.
: We are deep into December, so it’s the time of the year when I
: look through the watches and see which didn’t get much
: wrist-time in 2017. If they haven’t been worn over the past
: year, or haven’t been worn enough, then it’s time for them
: to go to new homes. All watches are from my collection, are
: “new to the market”, and are operating properly / keeping
: good time.
: You can see lots of additional photos of all four watches HERE .
: These same photos of each watch are in the OnTheDash galleries,
: so you can compare these four watches to other samples by
: looking in the usual OTD galleries.
: Autavia Ref 1163 “Orange Boy” (Serial 204385). Over
: the last few years, people have used the name “Orange Boy”
: for a lot of different Autavias, but this one is the real thing,
: with the name first being used in a posting by “Alex” in an
: April 2007 posting . This “Orange Boy” has it all – the
: orange accents are brighter than on any other watch that I have
: seen [sorry that they look a little flat in the late-night
: photos]; the bracelet appears to be original (marked 3/70); and
: I had the watch serviced in 2015. I believe that the finish on
: the watch is original; if it was polished, it was done very
: well, many years ago. I will accept the best offer over $16,000,
: and I expect to allow a reasonable time for people to make
: offers. But I will consider a quick sale, for a very strong
: offer, so plan your strategy accordingly.
: Autavia Ref 1163 GMT – Mark Two (Serial 225408). Once
: upon a time, I wanted to own all three of the Reference 1163
: GMTs, and having experienced that joy, now it’s time to sell
: at least one of them. So this “Mark 2” will be moving to a
: new home. This one has the bright red needles on the chronograph
: recorders, with the bright orange for the chronograph second
: hand and the soft green / yellow for the GMT hand. I am
: confident that the case has its original finish, and has not
: been polished. The price for this one is $12,000 (or near
: Autavia Ref 11063 MH (Serial 395398). This is the “Big
: Boy” among the Autavias – the final version of the automatic
: case, Reference 11063. It measures 40 mm across the dial and
: 47.5 mm, lug-to-lug, with a thickness of 15 mm. This has the
: bright black dial, with the charcoal registers, and the tan /
: cream accents; with a mineral crystal. The case has razor-sharp
: edges, and I am confident that it has not been refinished. The
: price for this one is $5,500 (or near offer).
: Autavia Ref 2446C GMT – Mark 3 (Serial 195675). This is
: the manual-winding Autavia GMT, in the snap-back
: “compressor” case. The Mark 3 dial has larger, stepped
: registers and is marked "Swiss"; the hands are
: polished steel, with luminous inserts; the chronograph second
: hand is red; and the pushers are fluted. These are notoriously
: difficult to photograph, as the slightest blemishes on the bezel
: are amplified by the shiny surface. The bezel on this one is
: very bright, with strong colors on both the blue side (nights)
: and the red side (days). I had this watch serviced, within the
: past year (with some warranty remaining). The price for this one
: is $9,500 (or near offer).
: Payment is only by bank wire, personal check or cashier’s check;
: no PayPal; buyer covers shipping and insurance. Send me an email
: with any questions or requests.
: Thanks for looking!!