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Heuer Autavia 3rd generation Rindt special factory order Tachymeter dial

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Condition Pre-owned
Scope of delivery
No original box, no original papers
Availability
Available now
Expected delivery
May 21, 2021 - May 29, 2021
Payment Method
Bank transfer

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Reviews: 189
This dealer is from Macclesfield, United Kingdom.
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Basic Info

Listing code B0YRV0
Brand Heuer
Reference number 2446
Dealer product code 1216
Movement Manual winding
Case material Steel
Bracelet material Steel
Year of production 1968 (Approximation)
Condition Very good (Worn with little to no signs of wear)
Scope of delivery
No original box, no original papers
Gender Men's watch/Unisex
Location United Kingdom, Macclesfield

Caliber

Movement Manual winding
Movement/Caliber 72

Case

Case material Steel
Case diameter 38 mm
Bezel material Steel
Crystal Plexiglass
Dial Black
Dial numerals No numerals

Bracelet/strap

Bracelet material Steel
Bracelet color Steel
Clasp Fold clasp
Clasp material Steel

Functions

Chronograph

Description

Sometimes I have to remind myself just how fortunate I am to be offered some exceptional pieces and this is just one such occasion.

The name Jochen Rindt needs no introduction to fans of motor racing his skill and achievements throughout a sadly short career are legendary and well documented, his association with the Heuer 2446 3rd execution is due to the fact it was for much of that career his watch of choice.

Any 2446 is a great watch but this is piece from c 1968 , I believe one of the most outstanding examples to come to the market for a long time, Not only is the watch in excellent original condition, but it also features the original and incredibly hard to find Tachymeter dial which was supplied as a special factory order, add to that the original Heuer bracelet which again is hardly ever seen and I doubt a more complete example can be found.

The Tachy dial as already mentioned was a special factory order and has many subtle differences from the standard dial, as a result of the tachy scale being placed on the dial edge the hour markers are slightly different and obviously the placing of the unique triangle shaped lume plots is different which also results in slightly shorter minute hands than seen on the standard 2446.

The 38mm stainless steel case remains the same as the standard 2446 although again the condition on this piece is superb. Likewise, the bezel is the 1-to-12-hour markers as preferred by Rindt.

The movement is the famous Valjoux 72 manual winding chronograph as also seen in other famous chronographs of the period.

This exceptional piece is in stock and ready for worldwide delivery.

Our stock number 1216

Seller

The Watch Collector Ltd.

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