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Quick Look: Carrera Calibre 1887 Automatic Chrono "Bullhead"

May 27, 2014 | TAG Heuer

Quick Look: Carrera Calibre 1887 Automatic Chrono "Bullhead"

This is the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Automatic Chrono, which comes in a “Bullhead” configuration, meaning the pushers and crown are mounted on the top of the case instead of on the side. The 45 mm case is made of titanium and steel that has been polished, brushed and sandblasted. The bezel and case flanks have been treated with a black titanium carbide coating.


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2014 TAG Heuer Carrera Monaco Grand Prix 1887 Limited Edition

April 29, 2014 | Baselworld, Hands-On, TAG Heuer

2014 TAG Heuer Carrera Monaco Grand Prix 1887 Limited Edition

For the third year in a row at Baselworld, TAG Heuer introduced a new limited edition Carrera timepiece to celebrate the most famous and historic F1 race — the Monaco Grand Prix. The Carrera Monaco Grand Prix Chronograph 1887 is presented in a 43 mm diameter sandblasted grade 2 (pure) titanium case with black titanium carbide coating, with a black ceramic bezel.


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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

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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