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Vintage Heuer Discussion Forum
The place for discussing 1930-1985 Heuer wristwatches, chronographs and dash-mounted timepieces. Online since May 2003.
Jeff, I am of the opinion that the Heuer Autavia GMT was not a $2,300.00 value. It is as Chuck has stated concerning why he waits until the last minute to bid and that is to keep from being caught up in a bidding war, which can drive the price above the true value. If you will recall, a few years ago I purchase a Heuer Autavia GMT on eBay for under $900 from an individual who had offered it to you for more. Mine include an original Red & White Heuer racing strip box and original bracelet. I have seen these boxes sell recently on eBay for over $300.00, which I also consider over valued. The price I paid for mine, I considered a bargain and a true value worth the money. Of course my value is based on what I am willing to pay and there appears to be alot of new collectors who value them more highly. Charles
: Jeff, congratulations for having the guts and
: honesty to tell us about it. This is one
: example why I'm generally against price
: On the other hand, I do like that "price
: discussions" are freely allowed in this
: forum. You see there is a trend in many
: forums to not allow talk about street prices
: ("only via email"). IMO this is
: basically because some forum owners (want
: to) do some sort of PR for the brand their
: forum is about and don't want to expose the
: big difference between SRP and street
: My mood is a bit better than yesterday.
: Your post helped. You have answered many of my
: concerns already.