- Rue Marbeuf - Paris
Edmond Heuer just twenty years old founded the company in Saint-Imier.
In 1964, the factory works so well that it can rent a huge local in Biel.
Heuer is the first manufacturer to manufacture serial chronographs.
In 1964 it was Jack Heuer, passionate about motorsport and aviation, who took over the torch.
This magnificent Autavia, contraction of aviation and automobile, is dated around 1960.
A model named "Rindt", from the name of the pilot Jochen Rindt born on April 18, 1942 in Mainz and died on September 5 in Monza. German-Austrian, he is present in formula 1 from 1964 to 1970. He is crowned world champion posthumously, his wife Nina wore this model.
It is a massive case 39 mm in diameter. A black dial with 3 silver counters, indexes applied sticks and luminescent pads. Mechanical movement with manual winding the famous valjoux 72.
This Autavia is certainly the most beautiful among the many models manufactured.
A watch worn by a giant racing circuit.
A unique and remarkable vintage.
It will take its place in your collection of iconic and iconic chronographs.
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