TAG Heuer‘s heritage collection has finally tapped into the Viceroy inspiration with the Heuer Heritage Calibre Heuer 02 Replica, a special re-edition of that sporty 1972 classic.
TAG Heuer’s heritage line has already revisited versions of those earliest Autavias, first with the Calibre Heuer 02. But both of those editions are paying homage to manually-wound chronographs in the Autavia archive. This Tag Heuer Replica Watch is the first time we’re seeing a re-edition of an automatic version – the first of which appeared in 1969 equipped with the new Cal. 11 movement.
Crown on the left, pushers on the right. A stainless steel tonneau-shaped case with a black dial and twin bi-compax white registers, completed by a framed date aperture at 6:00. This Fake Tag Heuer Watches special variant embellished the standard 1163 a bit, adding red inserts and red triangle tips to both the brushed steel hour and minute hands.
It also borrows the same chunky case silhouette as the other Autavia re-issues that we’ve already seen, measuring 42mm wide and around 17mm thick. Inside beats the cheap swiss tag heuer replica watches, an automatic column wheel chronograph with 75 hours of power and a 4Hz beat rate. Since it’s just a twin-register design, the running seconds counter at 6:00 has been omitted, while preserving the 30 minute and 12-hour counters at 3 and 9:00, respectively.
Like with all Gulf Monacos Tag Heuer Replica Watches before this latest model, it had the crown on the left side of the case alongside the chronograph pushers.This model also used the pre-calibre 12 modified-ETA calibre 17 movement that was housed in the smaller 38mm x 38mm case that is 13mm thick.
The new dial swapped out the black dial for a metallic grey with Replica Watches Online Shop similar blue and orange stripes while making the quizzical choice to replace the date window from black, which matched the black dial, to a white date window rather than having it match the grey dial. The change from the calibre 17 to the calibre 12 wasn’t really that big of a deal, as it just marked the use of a Dubois-Depraz chronograph module rather than an ETA chronograph module.
The 39mm x 39mm case is a perfect square, and when you factor in the short lugs the length is a 47mm lug to lug. When you factor in the crystal, the case thickness is right around 15mm. There are a lot of straight lines here but the slightly cushioned shape of the Tag Heuer Replica case goes a long way in not making it feel like there is a box on your wrist.
The dial is laid out like the standard Monaco Calibre 11, albeit with the Gulf color scheme. At 9 o’clock is the 30-minute chronograph counter and at 3 o’clock is the running seconds sub-dial.
The leather on the strap is firm without being rigid, feels and looks high-end but still sporty, and is easily adjusted by way of the double safety push buttons on the folding clasp. It’s very similar to the strap on the standard Monaco Calibre 11, but I do want to give luxury tag heuer fake watches credit for abandoning the alligator straps that all the previous Gulf Monaco watches came on. They just didn’t match the watch at all, in my opinion.
This original Caliber 11 was used in the original Monaco copy watches for men, which just happened to be the first square-cased automatic chronograph.
With the Carrera Heuer 01 collection, TAG Heuer Replica wanted to take what worked well in the design of the 1887 and make it bolder and more aggressive with the intent that it would appeal to a younger demographic. As I said, this particular reference is unique because it is the most conservative of the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 01 models given its more traditional, non-skeletonized dial.
Another interesting detail is that the Carrera 1887 sports the last generation TAG Heuer logo, while the Tag Heuer Replica Watches Carrera Heuer 01 has the newest generation logo. Other more vintage-style TAG Heuer watches often have the even more retro “Heuer” logo on them. So that also makes the brand unique for using a variety of different logos in their current collection.
As I said, the movements are produced in-house by Fake Tag Heuer Watches, and offer the time, date, and 12-hour chronograph. Around the bezel is a tachymeter scale which measures speed and is used in conjunction with the chronograph. The movements operate at 4Hz and have a maximum power reserve when fully wound of 50 hours.
If you are looking for a well-priced sports watch with a racing-inspired design and a masculine look then the Best Tag Heuer Watches should most certainly be on your list. Build quality is great, and the level of detailing is impressive. These are watches TAG Heuer clearly has a lot of incentive to get right, and they are rewarded by enjoying a good level of popularity among consumers.