Its full name 'New Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Men's Luxury Watch, this chronograph watch impresses at first glance.
It includes the chronograph complex with index markers in white silver, the hour and minute that the shape of a sword, and replacement of hours as such by the minutes that are 5 to 60 by traversing the entire face of the watch.
The tachometer is located on the crown, and more precisely in the manner of a rotating bezel.
The three buttons stocky legendarily linked to this collection are waiting for you.
The case is polished and brushed metal. One can discover in his rear a strong sophisticated mechanism bearing the words 'Swiss Made' and 'cal.1887'.
The strap is black alligator leather.
The Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Chronograph has a beautiful black case in polished satin steel and a ceramic bezel with tachymeter scale.This watch has an automatic movement Calibre 1887, a black dial with three counters and a smoked sapphire crystal. Water-resistant to 100 m, this singular piece of 43 mm in diameter is mounted on a black alligator strap with folding clasp. Arabic numerals inspired counters, are applied by hand. The power reserve is 50 hours. Finally, the hour and minute are equipped with luminescent markers.
Tag Heuer: Technique
Industrial, is known and is verified in practice for several years, TAG Heuer continues an ambitious integration strategy. The latter is justified by the will of the brand to grow, and therefore able to ensure its supply of movements. Need all the more pressing since the decision of the Swatch Group and its subsidiary ETA to gradually limit and stop gauges delivery completely to third brands.
This explaining it, TAG Heuer was first started by creating two workshops movements, one in La Chaux-de-Fonds, the heart of his headquarters, the other in Cornol in the canton of Jura, in Cortech, company that also manufactures boxes. The brand of the LVMH group then spread its tentacles to Tramelan in the Bernese Jura, buying ArteCad, dials a factory. And last May, she laid the foundation stone of a new plant in Chevenez, which in a little over a year now, will be responsible for producing the house caliber 1887.
A unit in which should work a hundred people, TAG Heuer will fish in the region as in France since the border only going a short distance away. "For us, this industrial base is very important, argues Jean-Christophe Sabin, CEO of TAG Heuer. At present, we have the capacity to produce annually about 50 000 copies of our movement, 1887. Our goal is to increase to 100 000 pieces very quickly, within 2 or 3 years. It is, you see, a basic movement to make volume. " But that's not all. For if Chevenez plant will be entirely dedicated to the manufacture for brand La Chaux-de-Fonds, it is not excluded that occur in the future also for other group companies or for external customers.
Tag Heuer Carrera, Thanks Mr. Jack Heuer
In 2012, Jack W. Heuer celebrates 80 years TAG Heuer celebrates the one who in 1963 devised a chronograph specifically designed for drivers and fans like him for racing. He knew the requirements:a large aperture dial, easy reading and a rugged waterproof casing. Launched the following year, the mechanical hand-wound chronograph took the name Carrera, referring to a legendary race of the 1950s: the Carrera Pan Americana organized for five days over 3300 km (2100 miles) across Mexico. The success was resounding and lasting. Among the followers of the watch Carrera included many pilots, successive representatives of the Ferrari team as Carlos Reutemann, Clay Regazzoni, Jacky Ickx, Niki Lauda, Mario Andretti, Jody Scheckter and Gilles Villeneuve, and other celebrities like Jo Siffert, Ronnie Peterson, Emerson Fittipaldi, John Surtees and Denny Hulme.
Carrera Calibre 17: 80th Birthday J. Heuer Ltd.
Carrera favorite of Jack W. Heuer is a model gold became scarce, dating back to 1970. On the occasion of his 80th birthday, he was inspired by the time of design to create the Carrera Calibre 17 TAG Heuer edits limited series of 3000 copies.The chronograph watch comes in a steel case 41mm in diameter, with 17 caliber with automatic winding. The gray sunray dial bears the original Heuer logo and the bottom case, the signature of Jack Heuer, like the arms of his family since the fifteenth century. The shield symbolizes for him the entrepreneurial spirit that TAG Heuer guide since its foundation, there are more than 150 years.
Carrera Calibre 1887
The twenty-first century, motorsports continues to inspire TAG Heuer Carrera and the adventure continues with the automatic caliber 1887 first chronograph movement with column wheel integrated product internally. Reward price La Petite Aiguille the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie in Geneva in 2010, he hosted today a Carrera rose gold 41 mm in silver or anthracite dial, worthy descendant of the original model. And it also incorporates Carrera steel 43 mm in diameter: a contemporary design with anthracite dial and bracelet, and Leonardo DiCaprio classic model with dialsilver or black and steel or alligator strap. The ambassador needs no artifice.