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In Response To: The word 'Autavia'... ()

Heuer created the word "Autavia" to remind customers that their dashboard-mounted 12-hour timer could be used for timing either Automobiles or Aviation. The link below will take you to a Heuer catalog from 1942, which explains the use of the Autavia for these purposes.

Here are photographs of the earliest version of the dashboard Autavia (from the mid-to-late 1930's) and the earliest version of the Autavia chronograph (from around 1962).

Enjoy Chronocentric and OnTheDash as we await the introduction of the new Autavia!!
Jeff Stein
Atlanta, Georgia

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The word 'Autavia'...
"Automobile and Aviation" *LINK*
Jeff, thanks! Fabulous - I want one!! *NM*
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