Articles Archive for February 2013
Calibre 12, Monaco, PVD »
While it’s been nothing but Carreras so far in 2013, those who prefer their chronographs square are in for some good news- the “PVD” TAG Heuer Monaco returns for 2013, with the new Monaco Full Black Automobile Club de Monaco (“ACM”) edition.
This is the second ACM Monaco, and while the watch won’t be officially announced until a few days before the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix (mid-May), we can bring you a first look today at the new chronograph.
Pin ItAs you’ll discover, the original 1970s Black Monaco is one of …
I’ve always found the use of different case materials to be interesting. It’s one reason why I enjoy the second generation of Carrera so much, as it used such a range of materials.
The majority were steel, of course, but it also came in gold-plate, 18K yellow gold, black PVD (Monza and Modena) and chrome-plate (also Monza). It’s by no means alone in the Heuer range in using a less common case material than steel either. The Titanium series of the 1980s was up front about the material it was made …