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TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1 Vintage

        TAG Heuer -Swiss Avant-Garde Since 1860 – as its motto portrays it is Swiss luxury watch-making brand which ever since, stands on the cutting edge of breaking the technological boundaries of innovation and creativity earning a well-grounded international prestige of creating highly innovative wristwatches and chronographs defined, mainly by a fresh sporty sophistication and the well-known Swiss immaculate functionality.

        In order to celebrate a very fruitful intertwining with the adrenaline-inflicting world of motor sports and racing circuits, dating back to 1960s when a visionary heir of the brand’s founder created the very first Heuer Carrera a beautiful timepiece of timeless elegance which pays tribute to the internationally famous ‘Carrera Pan-Americana Mexico Road Race’.

         In 2007 and 2008 TAG Heuer enriched its legendary Grand Carrera Collection with highly contemporary, astounding new models which draw their inspiration in the GT coupe cars. TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1 Vintage and Grand Carrera Calibre 17 RS2 are their latest timepieces released by the brand, two models defined by seductive sophistication and sporty eye-pleasing design.

        TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1 Vintage is an exclusivist edition animated by a mechanical hand-wound movement, while the Grand Carrera Calibre 17 RS2 embraces the latest technology setting the trends of the sophisticated high-technology of the moment.

        The timepiece features a stylish case, measuring 43 mm in diameter, crafted from satin-polished stainless-steel that wonderfully combines refined curves reminiscent of a collector’s roadster’s silhouette, a design which boasts dynamic sportiness and seductive aesthetics. The model is animated by a mechanical hand-wind movement inspired by the mechanisms present at the core of the 1960s models.

         TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1 Vintage features a highly legible, unadorned black dial, the true expression of purity which demonstrates, through its polished hour hands, hand-applied hour indices and logo a meticulous dedication to the perfection of the finest detail touch.

        Positioned at 6 o’clock, there is a small second’s scale with semi circular graduation fitted with a rhodium plated hand which indicates the seconds from the 0-30 interval, while an additional second’s hand accented in red covers the 30-60 interval. The watch’s dial features central ‘clous de Paris’ hobnail motif which is furthermore echoed in the black alligator leather or interchangeable black organic rubber strap and moreover in the movement’s parts which can be admired through a transparent case back.

        TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1 Vintage is an iconic timepiece for the Grand Carrera collection defined by unsophisticated refinement, a timepiece which stands as a living proof of centenary prestige and performance which can add a plus of charisma to any outfit for an exclusivist price of $2,375.00.

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