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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Chronograph

Introduced during this years’ BASELWORLD tradeshow, and in celebration of Tag Heuer’s 150th year anniversary, the new Carrera Calibre 1887 Chronograph timepiece is a brilliant example of why the Swiss brand is among the premier luxury watchmakers in the world. The watch features a historic technological revolution, the oscillating pinion mechanism first developed and patented by Edouard Heuer in 1887, which remains a key component in high-end Swiss watches today.

Technological innovations aside (and there are many), the main attraction of the Carrera Calibre 1887 is its timeless, yet stunning elegance. With clean, fluid lines and a stainless bracelet or alligator strap, the dial features a robust array of counters encased in a surgical-grade steel body. Flip it over and you’ll gasp over the exceptional intricacies of the movement viewable through the scratch-resistant caseback. Perhaps without the stigma attached to a Rolex, or the rugged utilitarian functionality of an Omega Seamaster, its uncompromising beauty sets it apart from all the rest.

Available soon in Canada & the U.S. for $3900.

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