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  1. Passover

    Passover Feb 11, 2021

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    No Heuer specialist at Bonhams?

    This beaten up 2446C is offered there as a "Rindt" with the starting price of 7000GBP

    At least the crown could be correct, GLWS :(

    https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26682/lot/28/#/!

    Heuer. A stainless steel manual wind chronograph wristwatch
    Model: Autavia 'Jochen Rindt'
    Reference: 2446
    Date: Circa 1965
    Movement: 17-jewel Valjoux Cal.72 manual wind
    Dial: Black, applied luminous tipped polished baton hour markers, white outer 1/5th second divisions, silvered subsidiary dials at 3, 6 and 9 for seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour recording, polished pointed baton hands with luminous inserts, centre chronograph hand
    Case: Polished round, screw down back, bi-directional bezel with black insert, twin chronograph pushers, No.108839
    Strap/Bracelet: Black leather
    Buckle/Clasp: Steel buckle
    Signed: Case, dial & movement
    Size: 39mm

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  2. SmithSJ

    SmithSJ Feb 11, 2021

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    Does seem extraordinary. You would have thought the back alone would have altered him as he wrote the description! GLWS
     
  3. abrod520

    abrod520 Feb 11, 2021

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    Wait til you see the crappy Monaco they're offering ::facepalm2::
     
  4. Yago

    Yago Feb 11, 2021

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    probably a prototype :D
     
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  5. Passover

    Passover Mar 23, 2021

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  6. Passover

    Passover Mar 23, 2021

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    No, it wasn't :(
     
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  7. SteveP

    SteveP Mar 23, 2021

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    I'll chip in here as I've been speaking with the owner/seller. He purchased a number of watches in that auction and not being a Heuer fanatic himself he has been taking the guidance of Bonhams 'experts' on this watch who were adamant it was all present and correct-responding to the concerns I raised with various photos of actual 'Rindts' from C24 to support their labelling and pricing.

    I believe that he genuinely didn't know what he had bought and (rightly so) conversations are taking place.....
     
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  8. Yago

    Yago Mar 23, 2021

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    Unbelievable.
    Poor condition, wrong parts, flawed description. This is a 6k euro watch, at best.
     
  9. imagwai

    imagwai Mar 23, 2021

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    I quite like it (apart from the crown), but I agree it's hideously overpriced, even at the auction price.
     
  10. abrod520

    abrod520 Mar 23, 2021

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    ...And he's still trying to offload it for nearly twice what he paid.
     
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  11. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Mar 23, 2021

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    That's.... unfortunate.