Advertisement

Curated accessories, perfect for any vintage watch Shop Now
Wrist

Heuer Autavia Ref. 7763

1967

A portmanteau of the words ‘Automotive’ and ‘Aviation’, the Autavia was the branding behind Heuer’s line of stopwatches produced in the 1930s, before it was revived for the brand’s first chronograph wristwatches with its own model name.

An icon for Heuer’s firm partnership with Formula One racing, the Heuer Autavia was designed and marketed to withstand the trying conditions of extreme sports such as diving or aerobatics, with features such as the Incabloc shock protection system and screw-down case backs.

This particular version of the Heuer Autavia Ref. 7763, however, comes with a snap-on case back in a compressor case, increasing the watch’s water resistance with an increase in depth and water pressure. Other than a tachymeter bezel, there are variants of the Ref. 7763 that are fitted with 12-hour bezels and hours/minutes bezels.

Manufacture

Heuer

Year

1967

Reference

7763

Model

Autavia

Case Material

Stainless steel

Case Dimensions

Ø 38.5mm

Lug Width

20mm

Crystal

Plexiglass

Dial

Black with subdials
Tritium lume

Complications

Time and Chronograph

Movement

Cal. 7730 manual

Production Quantity

Enter your email address below to receive an email as soon as this item becomes available again.