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Heuer Autavia 2446M – Jochen Rindt – Chronograph – Vintage 1968£19,995.00
Heuer Autavia 2446M – Jochen Rindt – Chronograph – Vintage Serial number 85xxx. Signed manual wind Valjoux calibre 72. Black “Third Execution” dial and hands with baton hour markers, subsidiary recorder dials to three, six and nine.This highly desirable and rare model is in excellent original condition still with nice sharp case and shoulders. Watch dated circa 1968.
Jochen Rindt was born in 1942 and came up through the ranks to join Formula 1 in 1964 and went on to win his first Formula 1 race in 1969, but was tragically killed at the age of only 28, racing for Lotus at Monza in 1970. He was a very successful racing driver and is still to this day the only Formula 1 driver to have been awarded the World Championship posthumously. Jochen Rindt and his wife Nina were very famous figures! Jochen Rindt wearing this particular Heuer 2446M model and Nina Rindt wearing her Universal Geneve Tri Compax, the so called “Nina Rindt” This year at the International Basel watch Fair Tag Heuer introduced a re-edition of this classic Vintage Heuer model.
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