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Auction Name: 2019 June 3 Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction - New York

Lot Number: 54172

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5408-54172

Heuer, Vintage Autavia Ref. 1163V (Viceroy) Automatic Chronograph, Fourth Execution, Stainless Steel, Circa 1973
Case: 42 mm, stainless steel, three body, tonneau, brushed and polished, with notched uni-directional tachymeter bezel, round pushers, left-handed crown, and screw-down back, No. 279462
Dial: matte black, with outer minute track and red five-minute indexes, applied stainless baton markers with luminous inserts, white guilloche 30-minute and 12-hour registers, and stainless-framed date aperture; stainless baton hour/minute hands with red and luminous inserts, black baton register hands, and red sword chrono hand
Movement: Heuer caliber 12 automatic, 17 jewels, Swiss lever, with chronograph and date functions, and gilt finish
Band: plastic
Signed: Heuer on dial, case, crown, and movement

Named for its promotion in Viceroy cigarette ads, this fourth version of the Heuer Autavia Ref. 1163 features a tachymeter bezel, brushed steel hands with red inserts and tips, and full Arabic markings on the 12-hour register.


Condition Report*: Type: Heuer, Vintage Autavia Ref. 1163V (Viceroy) Automatic Chronograph, Fourth Execution, Stainless Steel, Circa 1973
Signed: Heuer on dial, case, crown, and movement
Model: Autavia Automatic Chronograph, Ref. 1163V (Viceroy)
Dial: matte black, with outer minute track and red five-minute indexes, applied stainless baton markers with luminous inserts, white guilloche 30-minute and 12-hour registers, and stainless-framed date aperture
Hands: stainless baton hour/minute hands with red and luminous inserts, black baton register hands, and red sword chrono hand
Metal: stainless steel
Case: #279462
Case Info: three body, tonneau, brushed and polished, with notched uni-directional tachymeter bezel, round pushers, left-handed crown, and screw-down back
Case Width: 42 mm
Crystal: acrylic
Watch Movement: Heuer caliber 12 automatic, 17 jewels, Swiss lever, with chronograph and date functions, and gilt finish
Band: plastic
Circa: 1973
Condition: Excellent dial. Good case, showing sharp edges, wear on edges of bezel insert, and other signs of daily wear. Running, with all functions working, but service is recommended.
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