Consumers who love TAG Heuer should be no stranger to the brand’s Monaco series. Behind the classic square case, vintage crown and dial configuration, there is a special description. s story. In 1969, TAG Heuer subverted the tradition and created a Monaco chronograph with a square case; this model also appeared in the 1970 movie ‘Le Mans’ starring the famous male star Steve McQueen, creating One of the legendary classics of TAG Heuer. The commemorative model was launched on the collection in 2009 when the 40th anniversary of Monaco appeared and the 150th anniversary of the brand in 2010; the official watch number is: CAL5111.FC6299
Inspired by racing, this watch brings the spirit of ‘Le Mans’ to the watch and reinterprets the wear of Steve McQueen in the film ‘Le Mans’ Legendary blue dial watch. The ‘Efficient Dynamic Shock Absorber’ system is used to prevent bumps and vibrations during exercise. The unique oversized hollow sapphire case back showcases the unique movement pendulum symbolizing racing wheels, and the Calibre 36 movement, certified by the famous Swiss Observatory (C.O.S.C.), vibrates 36,000 times per hour. As a finishing touch, there is an oversized number ’24’ at 12 o’clock, which is designed to commemorate the 24-hour ‘Le Mans’ endurance race.
The powerful features make this watch not to be overlooked in practicality. The following article will bring you a comprehensive analysis from every detail.
The classic Monaco-style square case measures 40.5 mm and is made of polished stainless steel. The whole body blue design is more of a classic interpretation. The blue dial is decorated with gray vertical stripes and a soft blue crocodile. A leather strap with blue stitching not only makes the wearer more comfortable but also more beautiful.
The case and timing buttons are made of polished stainless steel. Although the texture of the steel case is not as gorgeous as that of precious metals, it is still sought after by many people for wearing in actual life. It is worth mentioning that the watch base is coated with black PVD coating.
Fine-brushed blue dial with grey vertical stripes and an oversized numeral ’24’ at 12 o’clock. Rhodium-plated faceted polished minute and hour hands. The readings with white fluorescent markers are clearer against the blue dial. At the same time, there are two blue semi-circular small dials divided by polished steel at 3 and 9 o’clock. Minute and second hands.
The watch features a sapphire crystal back and the words ‘MONACO TWENTY FOUR’ (Monaco 24). The soft-touch blue alligator leather strap is decorated with blue stitching and a stainless steel buckle.
The watch’s three-minute position is a thirty-minute chronograph dial. The unique design of the half of the dial is different from the regular dial. The red chronograph small seconds hand, white font and blue background enhance the readability under rich colors Sex.
At six o’clock, the watch is a date display window. Such a position is quite conventional. The contrasting color of black and white also provides readability.
The small seconds dial at 9 o’clock is also a general design, which forms a good sense of unity with the whole, and also increases the sense of design.
The watch is equipped with a Caliber 36 RS self-winding movement with a diameter of 30 mm and 31 ruby bearings. Provides a quick calendar adjustment function, with an oscillation frequency of 36,000 vibrations per hour and a power reserve of approximately 50 hours. Chronograph certified by the Swiss Official Observatory (C.O.S.C.). The skeleton pendulum is decorated with a ‘Geneva ripple’ pattern and engraved with the words ‘TAG Heuer — Calibre 36 — Chronometer Swiss Made’.
Summary: It is reported that the price of this watch is about 80,000 yuan. It can be said that in the price range of chronograph, few people seem to choose the brand TAG Heuer. Individuals will prefer IWC, Omega and other more popular timing A stopwatch, but Monaco is also a pioneering classic for chronographs by design.
TAG Heuer Monaco Series Automatic Chronograph Details:
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