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Honestly there is a long list of previous TAG Heuer watches that came before this one that allowed for this model to become possible

Le 2 February 2015, 06:46 dans Humeurs 0

Since that time, the Carrera has remained one of the most popular chronographs in the Heuer catalog. Various iterations have since existed with different movements and features, however, {} proportions, legible dials, and precise movements. A watch line that simply evokes what it is designed for: being in a fast moving automobile.

Honestly, there is a long list of previous TAG Heuer Carrera collection timepieces that came before this one that allowed for this model to become possible. It wouldn't be practical to list them all but let's just say that it includes TAG Heuer's advanced new in-house made automatic movement, and the black and white "panda" color tones are based on the original models which still look great today. While I don't dislike the red, the colors are going to be controversial as they really separate this timepiece from the cleaner looking historic Carrera models. I have a feeling TAG Heuer will–at some point–produce a version of the TAG Heuer Calibre CH 80 without the red trim.

The three register CH 80 Chronograph has 80 hours of power reserve and a nice tri-compax subdial layout, it also has the date. TAG Heuer will offer the Carrera Calibre CH 80 on a steel bracelet or High quality but low-price Rolex GMT-Master II Replica Watches UK leather strap (with red lining). The red color might be a bit much, but we will find that out when we check out the watch hands-on soon. As watch geeks, we've spent a lot of time pondering smartwatches. Here's one we didn't anticipate, the TAG Heuer Aquaracer 72. TAG partnered with Oracle Team USA to create a single-purpose smart watch for the sailors in the America's Cup 2013, and the results are fascinating. Let's take a closer look. The boats in the 2013 America's Cup are high-tech marvels, with ship-to-shore broadband, streaming hi-definition video, all sorts of data acquisition (to the tune of 30,000 samples per second total), and an on-board WiFi network. The boats and the race are about as tuned and competitive as you can get, with every component carrying the maximum load and the minimum material to do so. The eleven sailors all have very specific jobs to do, and each sailor needs a few bits of information to perform well.

What types of information may an Aquaracer 72 watch display? The dial looks as though it is setup to display four pieces of information at once. Though it is possible that the dividers between the information hublot big bang replica can be further reconfigured. The pictured example of the Aquaracer 72 displays the true wind speed (TWS), true wind direction (TWD), boat speed (BS), and true wind angle (TWA)... This rare prototype Heuer Autavia was offered for sale at the Chronocentric forums, which is a forum for vintage (Heuer) chronograph collectors. Of course we immediately mailed the seller, who send us some additional images and told us he bought the watch, as is, at a reputable watch dealer in Munich, Germany. That would make sense, because according to several experts who commented online, a few orange Autavia dials surfaced at a German watch dealer some years ago. The serial number that is stamped between the lugs (Serial Nr. 274XXX), indicates that the case, which is also stamped with reference number 1163, is from 1972. Again correct according to the online experts at the various fora. Heuer never released an Autavia with orange dial, however they did do an orange dial on the vintage Heuer Diver ref. 980.007 as can be seen here. That vintage diver’s watch features the same tone of orange; a colour that’s was not often used by Heuer..

According to this news of Tag heuer watches is a perfect example which contains not only the entire collection

Le 2 February 2015, 06:42 dans Humeurs 0

According to official Swiss statistics, Hong Kong alone accounted for nearly 20% of all Swiss watch exports in value, more than the usa and Germany combined – and with that in mind, it is easy to see why this has been urging TAG Heuer to undertake consolidating measures. Beyond unsettling news from important markets, there have been some major changes implemented within AAA Tag Heuer Formula 1 Replica Watches UK as well – let's see how those factor in, and what these measures might mean for the brand in the long term.

And while the news of such measures certainly sounds drastic, Biver's decisions are very much in line with what many have been expecting to see from some of the key players of the industry: that is, to offer less ambitiously (and ultimately more "sensibly") priced watches. That, however, is only possible if the costs are cut - of which, this news is a perfect example. It shall be very interesting to see how these decisions will work out for TAG Heuer and also whether or not others will follow its example, and take a few steps back from the arguably very high-end segment into which they have positioned themselves.

Tip: when you’re looking for vintage Autavia watches, you can easily keep the earlier ref. 1163 apart from the later ref. 11630 models, which were introduced around 1972/1973. When looking at the watch from the front, the pushers of the older ref. 1163 models, you can see notches around the chronograph pushers. The newer ref. 11630 lacks these notches and pushers are recessed. Since my first ‘expensive’ watch, a vintage Heuer Autavia, i’m a huge fan of vintage Cheap Hublot Replica Watches watches. Especially their chronographs. The fact they made the first automatic chronograph ever, also adds to my admiration of these watches…. OK, they developed it together with Buren, Breitling and Dubois-Depraz. Although i must admit some of the Heuer dive watches aren’t bad either, i have a thing for chronographs. I ended up buying the diver’s version of the Heuer Autavia.

Unfortunately my biggest love (in watches), the independent watchmakers, hardly make any chronograph. Of course there are a few… the MIH Watch of course and the Habring² Chrono COS. Both beautiful chronographs and hublot King Power replica by independent watchmakers. The collection of Arno Michael Haslinger has been built up with the aim of representing the best of Heuer. The collection of museum-quality comprises over hundreds of pieces, including the most iconic models such as the Silverstone, Autavia, Carrera, Daytona and Monaco. If you ever considered buying a vintage Heuer, this is the time to take action. The auction sale is organized in partnership with TAG Heuer to celebrate their 150th Anniversary. For more information you can look at the Bonhams website, which contains not only the entire collection, but also three movies about the collection.

The photo above is from Calibre 11, a blog entirely dedicated to Heuer and TAG Heuer watches. They wrote extensively about both Hasliner’s book Heuer Chronographs and the collection that will be auctioned. Our friends from Hodinkee invited collectors to the NYC preview and also wrote several times about the Haslinger collection.