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I'm certain TAG will eventually release the Autavia stopwatches from the newly released boxed set.
There would be reasonable costs in setting up tooling for the manufacture of these, and commercially they would be looking to extend their range into a new product line "category" ie dash mount stopwatches.
They will do nicely profit wise out of the exorbitant prices they have set for that limited edition boxed set, and will see potential extra profits in re-releasing this range.
I remember when I bought my first series Monaco re-edition, I was assured by the dealer and by a phone call to my country's TAG office that these were a limited edition only, and would not be released again, thus a rare opportunity to buy a new Monaco.
So a year or so later TAG brought out another series of Monacos, this time not numbered and available everywhere, in my opinion lessening the rarity of the Monaco sold to me as an unrepeatable limited edition. The current TAG Heuer Monacos sadly are a poor replica of the Monacos, I feel.
I'm positive once they have sold these sets the dash mount watches will make a reappearance, but with a Mastertime to match the "Autavia" stopwatch. Hopefully they will be a faithfull reproduction of the originals.
Cheers to all