Details

CIRCA: 1964
CASE MATERIAL: Stainless steel
CASE DIAMETER: 38mm
BRACELET MATERIAL: Stainless steel Gay Frères
BRACELET SIZE: 7.08 inches / 180mm
DIAL: Black
MOVEMENT: Manual
FUNCTIONS: Chronograph
CALIBER: Valjoux 92
BOX: No
PAPERS: No









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The present watch is a charismatic example featuring an "Hours" or "H" bezel. It is an earlier version of the reference 3646 ‘Second Execution’ series, denoted by its “Swiss-only” dial. This second-execution is considered a “grail” piece by many collectors as it is rarer than later variations of the Heuer Autavia." label-more="Read more" label-less="Read less" chars-limit="850" html-preview="true"> The design of the Autavia 3646 is famously inspired by the world of motorsport. Deriving its name from the combination of the words "AUTomobile" and "AVIAtion", Heuer Autavia chronograph wristwatches from the 1960s were often found on the wrists of professional racing drivers.

The present watch is a charismatic example featuring an "Hours" or "H" bezel. It is an earlier version of the reference 3646 ‘Second Execution’ series, denoted by its “Swiss-only” dial. This second-execution is considered a “grail” piece by many collectors as it is rarer than later variations of the Heuer Autavia.

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