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Not a Scan / Hopefully Interesting / Autavia GMTs

Well, it's not a scan, but it kept me occupied over the weekend and the Autavia GMTs seem popular lately, so I will share it for our Themeless Scan Day.

The following is my first draft of a comparison of the Autavia Automatic GMTs. I would welcome any comments, and will post a message when it "goes final" (not that anything is ever "final" on a website).



Comparison of Autavia GMTs --
Reference 1163 GMT (left) and 11630 GMT (right)

Reference 1163 GMT

Reference 11630 GMT

Year Introduced




numbers 1 through 24

even numbers only -- 2 thorugh 22, with triangle for 24 (with luminous dot)

Inner Bezel (between dial and crystal)

polished steel (shiny) tension ring

matte black support ring (flange)


plastic (domed)




white, with red accent on 30-minute register





fully visible from front
, and partially obstructed from back

fully visible from back
, and partially obstructed from front

Thickness (top of bezel to back of case)

13.0 mm

15.0 mm


brushed steel, with red inserts and tips, and narrow luminous inserts; GMT hand has pointed tip triangular)

red edges and wide luminous inserts; GMT hand has rectangle neare end


Cal 11 GMT

Cal 14

Features of both Autavia GMTs --

  • painted luminous markers on dial (flatter than applied markers, to allow clearance for GMT hand

  • bi-directional, ratcheting bezel

  • measurements across case (42mm), lug-to-lug (47.2mm) and between lugs (20mm)

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