Fully documented service and performance & timing report from former President & Watchmaking Instructor of the American Watchmakers Clockmakers Institute (AWCI), Manuel Yazijian. Quite possibly the best performing example anywhere!
Extra New Old Stock Bezel (watch will be delivered with both bezels, and buyer's choice of which one fitted to the watch).
An all new Autavia 2446c GMT launched in 1968/69 in a 40mm compression case housing a manual wind Valjoux 724 movement. Two different cases were used with subtle differences including the fit diameter of the bezel. In general first cases had engraved back, plain pushers and plain steel hands. Second cases had plain backs, fluted pushers and hour and minute hands with red insert.
Heuer 2446C Autavia GMT (1st execution)
Horology411garentees this watch for a full three years from date of purchase.
This model is equipped with the Valjoux calibre 724, a mechanical movement.
In additional to hour and minute display, it features a chronograph with 30 minute and hour totalizers, as wel as running seconds, clearly displayed in the sub-dials. This watch also features a 24-hour hand, which can be used along with the bezel for a second time zone and/or 24 hour readout.
This 17 jewel movement operates at 18,000 beats per hour (2.5 hertz), and has a power reserve of 48 hours.