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The TAG Heuer Monaco V4 Tourbillon

April 6, 2014 | Baselworld, TAG Heuer, Videos

This year at Baselworld TAG Heuer launched the Monaco V4 Tourbillon, the first ever belt-driven tourbillon. Like the original Monaco V4, which was first unveiled in 2004, the Monaco V4 Tourbillon utilizes a linear mass that moves the belts which in turn powers the four barrels.


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Hands-On with the TAG Heuer Carrera CH80 Chronograph

March 30, 2014 | By Jason Pitsch | Baselworld, Hands-On, TAG Heuer

GALLERY: TAG Heuer Carrera CH80 Chronograph

Today we bring you a world first hands-on look at the new 41 mm TAG Heuer Carrera CH80 Chronograph. This is the first watch equipped with TAG Heuer’s new manufacture made caliber 1969 movement (also known as “caliber CH80”).


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Introducing the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre CH 80 Chronograph - 41 mm

March 26, 2014 | Baselworld, TAG Heuer

Introducing the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre CH 80 Chronograph - 41 mm

Today at Baselworld, TAG Heuer unveiled the Carrera Caliber CH 80 Chronograph, which is the first watch powered by the caliber 1969, an in-house made vertical clutch column wheel movement. Running at 4Hz and consisting of 233 components, the caliber 1969 boasts an impressive 80-hour power reserve and is only 6.5 mm thick.


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TAG Heuer launches new in-house manufactured integrated chronograph movement: Caliber 1969

November 10, 2013 | TAG Heuer, Watchmaking

TAG Heuer launches new in-house manufactured integrated chronograph movement: Caliber 1969

TAG Heuer caliber 1969

In 2009, TAG Heuer launched the caliber 1887, an in-house made automatic chronograph movement. At launch, TAG Heuer dubbed it a Swiss in-house movement but because the actual design was based on Japanese intellectual property rights which TAG Heuer had purchased from Seiko, the international watch trade press called out this fact. It went viral, and so the company eventually made a public correction, admitting the movement’s design origin was in fact Japanese, not Swiss. With that said, only the design came from Seiko — the oldest and, arguably the best Japanese mechanical watchmaker.


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TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 36 Flyback Chronograph

July 8, 2013 | Baselworld, Hands-On, TAG Heuer

TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 36 Flyback Chronograph

This is the new Carrera Caliber 36 Flyback Chronograph. It comes in four variations: black outer ring with anthracite sunray center section on a steel bracelet or black alligator leather strap, and a silver outer ring with anthracite sunray center section on a steel bracelet or black alligator leather strap. (There is also a special all black racing model shown below. Ref. CAR2B80.FC6325). All versions are powered by the Calibre 36, which is a modified flyback version of the Zenith El Primero (a movement produced by Zenith which is also owned by LVMH. It beats at a frequency of 5Hz.


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Monaco HEUER Calibre 12 Chronograph Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) Black Edition

May 12, 2013 | Baselworld, Hands-On, TAG Heuer

Monaco HEUER Calibre 12 Chronograph  Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) Black Edition

Last month at Baselworld, TAG Heuer introduced the Monaco HEUER Calibre 12 Chronograph Automobile Club de Monaco Black Edition. According to Calibre 11, it is based on an older 1970s Black Monaco (pictured below), which is said to be one of the rarest Heuer watches primarily because is not 100% clear if it ever officially existed.


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