TAG Heuer Carrera Heritage Calibre 1887 Chronograph (41mm)

A new Calibre 1887 with the beloved “Heritage” dial on a standard-size case, replete with larger, very stylish and easy-to-read Arabic numerals, blued hands and a new curved steel bracelet or traditional blue leather strap. The Calibre 1887 is an integrated column-wheel watch movement that vibrates 28,800 times per hour and has a 50-hour power reserve.

Among it’s 320 components, is an audaciously re-engineered version of its inspiration, the brand’s 1887-patented oscillating pinion, along with a matching blue column wheel. The oscillating pinion, patented in 1887 by Edouard Heuer, works in tandem with the column wheel, in much the same way as an automobile transmission. The column wheel, which coordinates the start, stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph hand functions like a gearbox. The oscillating pinion works like a clutch.

Technical details
Model: CARRERA Heritage Calibre 1887 Chronograph (41mm)

Movement
TAG Heuer Calibre 1887 – Manufacture movement – Automatic Chronograph – Date

Dial
Silver dial with “flinqué” effect
3 counters:
-chronograph minute at 12 o’clock
-chronograph hour at 6 o’clock
-running second at 9 o’clock
Embossed chronograph counters with azurage at 12 and 6 o’clock
Protruded polished blue arabic numerals
Polished blue watch and chronograph hands
Protruded & polished blue TAG Heuer logo
“CARRERA Cal. 1887” lettering on the dial
Date window at 6 o’clock

Case
Case diameter: 41mm
Polished steel case
Polished steel fixed bezel
Scratch-resistant curved sapphire crystal with double antireflective treatment
Polished steel crown with TAG HEUER logo on the face
Polished push buttons
Scratch resistant sapphire caseback
Water resistance: 100 meters

Bracelet
NEW CURVE 5-row alternate fine-brushed and polished steel bracelet
-Fine-brushed steel for row 1,3 and 5
– Polished steel for row 2 and 4
OR
BLUE alligator strap
Solid steel folding clasp with safety push buttons

Availability
June 2013

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