TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 12 Chronograph Gulf Limited Edition

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Steve McQueen’s trendsetting MONACO, and to pay tribute to TAG Heuer’s new partnership with Gulf, a new limited edition version of the vintage chronograph – with for the first time an elegant, anti-reflective sapphire crystal front and back. The seriously upgraded version houses the TAG Heuer Calibre 12 Automatic Chronograph Movement, a high-performance all-Swiss engine based on the Dubois Depraz 2008.

The larger (39mm) case gives the Monaco Calibre 12 Chronograph Gulf watch a more contemporary look, while the orange and blue meteor dial design, inspired by the Porsche Gulf 917K driven by Steve McQueen in Le Mans, expresses its professional racing heritage. Vintage “Gulf” logo and date window at 6 o’clock, small second at 3 and chronograph minute at 9, faceted and a stylish grey alligator strap with grey stitching – the 5,000-pieces edition is a racing purist’s dream machine.

Technical details
Movement
TAG Heuer Calibre 12 Automatic Chronograph
Indicating the small second at 3 o’clock and chronograph minute at 9 o’clock – date at 6 o’clock

Dial
New design inspired by the Porsche Gulf 917K driven by Steve McQueen in the movie “Le Mans” in 1970
Anthracite dial with orange and blue stripes
Vintage “Gulf” logo at 6 o’clock
2 sub-counters:
– small second at 3 o’clock with orange hand
– minute at 9 o’clock with orange hand
Faceted polished rhodium plated minute and hour hands, with luminescent markers
Hand-applied indexes
“MONACO” + “AUTOMATIC” + “SWISS MADE” lettering
Monochrome TAG Heuer logo
Date window at 6 o’clock

Case
Case Size: 39 mm (versus 38 mm for previous references)
Sapphire crystal glass (versus plastic for previous references)
Sapphire case back
Polished crown at 3 o’clock
Polished stainless steel push buttons (fine brushed on the top)
Water resistance: 100 meters (30m for previous references)

Strap
Grey alligator strap with grey stitching
Folding buckle with safety push-buttons

Edition
Limited edition of 5000 pieces

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