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Type, reference and serial number
It is a screw back Autavia ref 2446, with first execution dial (Big Subs)
Serial number 48855
No service within the last couple of years – earlier in my friend’s ownership he had it serviced every now and then.
Good original condition, never polished or refinished in any way.
Case back engravings are equally clear.
Inside case-back is marked Ed. Heuer & Co.
All original. Never touched up in any way.
Crown and pushers
All original, working firmly and nicely.
Original and very clean Valjoux calibre 72, marked Ed. Heuer & Co.
Running excellently and is keeping very good time w. every function w. very good power reseserve.
Crown and pushers operate crisply and firmly.
Vintage strap in proper style but probably not the original strap.
Early and original Heuer Sun buckle clasp.
Seeking Best Offer
I realize that some people do not like these „Best Offer“ types of sales, but this is a very rare watch,
the market has been changing quickly and is difficult to value accurately, so we will let the market decide, through this process.
In terms of transparency, I will provide any prospective bidder with information about the highest current bid,
and I will post the amount of the highest bid at the end of every day.
Let me point out that I have been a good watch friend of Jeff Stein for many years,
I supplied some of the first photos that are included OnTheDash, and Jeff is willing to serve as my reference for this transaction.
• Submitting Bids: Bids are submitted to the Seller by e-mail messages to firstname.lastname@example.org
I will maintain copies of all bid messages received during the auction.
I herewith guarantee that all bidders, interested parties and of course the final buyer will not be disclosed in any way.
Any mail or offer I receive, and identity of bidders, will be kept strictly confidential.
• End Time: This auction will come to an end on Friday, February 17, 2017, 23:00 hrs, in the
Central European Time Zone (CET).
• Updates on Prices: Each day, at 21:00 hrs (CET), I will post the high bid that I have received.
• Seller’s Rights: I maintain the right to end the auction early (prior to the End Time), to extend the auction (beyond the End Time),
or to cancel the auction. I am not obligated to sell the watch to the high bidder (for example, I may decline to sell to a High Bidder
who makes unreasonable requests (for example, low customs valuation) or who does not send payment promptly).
Please submit your offer early in the process, as I may accept a strong bid prior to the End Time.
• Payment / Shipping / Insurance: Payment is by bank wire or cash in a face-to-face transaction; purchaser required to pay actual
cost of delivery with full insurance. Buyer can decide what form of delivery he prefers.
Face-to-face transaction can be arranged in Frankfurt / Germany.