Very Rare Heuer Autavia 'Jochen Rindt' chronograph stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch, ref. 2446, 3rd execution, 1960s, serial no. 96xxx, rotating black bezel with silvered minute markings, black dial with baton markers, chronograph centre seconds and matchstick hands, subsidiary hour, thirty minute and constant seconds dials, Valjoux calibre 72 17 jewel manual wind movement, signed case, leather strap, 39mm
*Known to collectors as the "Rindt" Autavia, after the Austrian Formula One driver Karl Jochen Rindt, who often wore a similar watch
Movement - working, chronograph resets, a service is required.
Dial - original with typical wear.
Glass - generally good.
Hands - visible marks, matching.
Case - a well worn piece with visible marks and scratching, numbers clear. Buttons appearing a little worn.
Bezel - original, surface marks.
Crown - working.
Strap - later, with wear.
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Estimate: £8000 - 12000