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Lot #2803 – Tag Heuer Autavia Caliber 11 Watch & Dashboard Set CY2111

Sold:  $5,000.00 not including buyer’s premium

Limited edition gents stainless steel Tag Heuer Autavia chronograph wristwatch and dashboard timer set, ref #CY2111.  Limited edition of 70 sets.  Circa 2003.   Black Tag Heuer dial with applied markers and silver sub-dials and orange accents aka “Panda” dial.  Black Tachymeter bezel.  Quick set date change.  Left side crown.  Swiss made, automatic self winding Calibre 11 movement.  Comes on a stainless steel Tag Heuer bracelet with a stainless steel push button Tag Heuer deployant buckle.  The back of the Autavia dashboard is stamped “Tag Heuer Autavia Limited Edition XX/70, TY3110, 70th Anniversary.”  Accompanied by a fitted limited edition Tag Heuer watch and dashboard box, Tag Heuer manuals for the watch and the dashboard, and three nuts and screws to mount the dashboard instrument.  The watch box has a plaque with the matching edition number on the dashboard.  Approximate diameter of the wristwatch is 44mm and the approximate diameter of the dashboard timer is 57mm.

Appears to be in unworn, like new condition.  Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy nor water resistance/proofness.  Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy nor water resistance/proofness. An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.

This set was released in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Autavia.  Limited to only 70 special collector’s sets released in 2003.  Each set had a Tag Heuer Autavia chronograph watch and a Tag Heuer Autavia dashboard timer.  The bracelet of the CY2111 was made to be similar to the original “Grains of Rice” bracelet.

A similar limited edition Tag Heuer Autavia chronograph watch and dashboard set will be offered in our upcoming auction.  This set is the coveted Tag Heuer “Siffert Blue” version made as an homage to Swiss Formula 1 driver, Jo Siffert, who wore the Heuer Autavia #1163T in 1969.

In 1860, Edouard Heuer founded Uhrenmanufaktur Heuer AG.  Throughout the years, Heuer secured several patients such as his first chronograph, the oscillating pinion, and the first dashboard chronograph.  In 1933, they introduced the Autavia dashboard timer for cars and planes.  In the mid-1940’s, Heuer came up with the Heuer triple calendar chronographs.  In the 1950’s, they collaborated with  Abercrombie & Fitch to produce the Abercrombie & Fitch Seafarer chronograph and the  Abercrombie & Fitch Auto-Graph chronograph.  In the 1960’s, Heuer became popular with motor racing events and teams such as Forumla One, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Shelby Cobra.  Icon Tag Heuer models include the Heuer Auto-Graph, the Heuer Solunar, the Heuer Mareograph, the Heuer Twin-time, the Heuer Sebring, the Heuer Carrera, the Heuer Camaro, the Heuer Autavia, the Heuer Montreal, the Heuer Temporada, the Heuer Silverston, the Heuer Daytona, the Heuer Manhattan, the Heuer S/el, the Heuer Kirium, the Heuer Monza, the Heuer Monaco Sixty Nine, the Heuer Aquaracer, the Heuer Monaco, the Heuer Link, and the Heuer Grand Carrera.

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Brand:  Tag Heuer
Model:  Autavia Orange Set – Limited edition of 70
Reference:  #CY2111.EB0016 or #CY2111
Dashboard Reference:  #TY3110
Diameter:  43mm
Dial Color:  Black with silver sub-dials and orange accents
Case Material:  Stainless steel
Bezel Material:  Stainless steel
Case Back:  Solid
Movement:  Automatic
Functions:  Hours, minutes, date, chronograph
Band:  Stainless steel Tag Heuer bracelet with a stainless steel push button Tag Heuer deployant buckle
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  NA

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