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I am selling this fantastic Heuer Autavia 11630 issued for the Argentinean Air Forces ( AAF ).
The watch is not untouched since it was in a terrible condition when I bought it. Hands were covered with a thick white paint as often can been seen on these military Autavia.
Some of that paint also got on the dial, so it took some of the best guys in the business a lot of work to get the watch in this condition.
James Hyman did a full repaint and relume of the hands and a relume of the hour indices. He also cleaned the dial.
Abel Court did a full movement service, a pusher/crown service, a case and bezel ultrasonic cleaning, installed a new mineral crystal/teflon seal/caseback seal
and replaced some movement parts.
The bezel that was pretty beaten up was replaced by a NOS bezel.
The case was never refurbished and is untouched. The sunburst graining in the upper case is still in a very nice condition.
Bevelled edges in good condition. Of course the watch has several but very superficial scratches which is pretty amazing given the watch was used for military purposes.
The AAF engraving on the case is magnificent and still super crisp. Same goes for the serial number and reference number between the lugs.
Mechanically the watch is working perfect.
Model: Heuer Autavia 11630 AAF
Serial number: 376xxx
Movement: Heuer caliber 12
I agree that there are some military Autavia on the market but try to find an 11630 AAF in this amazing condition.
Let's keep in mind that this isn't just an Autavia 11630MH.
Price: 7400 euros ( insured shipping and the NATO strap included )
Payment: Bank transfer or PP ( +4% )
( I give a full refund in case of any problem or in case the watch would not be as described )