Chronomatic

Read all Calibre 11 articles on watches featuring the Heuer in-house Chronomatic movement- the world’s first automatic Chronograph movement. The Chronomatic family includes Calibre 11, Calibre 12, Calibre 14 and Calibre 15 movements used throughout the Heuer range in the 1970s.

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Explaining the Prototype Heuer Autavia 1163

The holy grail for vintage watch collectors is the prototype watch- something that goes beyond being merely “rare”. Every vintage collectors knows that there is rare and then there is really rare. The Paul Newman Rolex Daytona Exotic Dial? Very expensive, but far from rare. You could have one landed at your desk within a few days. Same story for… Read More

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History of Heuer V: 1969 in Focus

By now you may have read that TAG Heuer has called its newest in-house chronograph movement the Calibre 1969. We’ve told you that 1969 was a pivotal year in the history of TAG Heuer, but who better than Mark Moss to bring you in detail a look back at the year that everything changed- 1969. Yes. We have covered the… Read More

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Ultimate Guide to the Heuer Monza

Tracing the lineage of the Monza can be a confusing prospect for new Heuer and TAG Heuer collectors. Most recently, there was the 2011 Heuer Monza Calibre 36, a watch which revived the Heuer/ TAG Heuer Monza that was discontinued in 2006. That model was a “re-edition” of a Heuer design from the 1930s..but that watch was never called Monza…. Read More

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Ultimate Guide to the Vintage Heuer Carrera

The Heuer Carrera is perhaps the most famous wristwatch made by Heuer- a chronograph that sums up the Heuer brand and stands as the link between the past, present and future of TAG Heuer. This ultimate guide to the classic Carrera steps through the major models- and we don’t leave out a few low-points along the way! It may surprise… Read More

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Ultimate Guide to the Heuer Daytona

While the first watch that comes to mind when you think about a vintage Daytona watch is probably the venerable Rolex model, the Heuer Daytona is one of the more interesting Heuer Chronographs from the 1970s. Introduced in 1976, the Daytona is in some ways the beginning of the end- one of the last all-new series launched to use the… Read More

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Ultimate Guide to the Heuer Jarama

By the late 1970s, Heuer had begun to expand its range of Chronographs. New names inspired by cities, places and towns with famous sporting connections- Daytona, Cortina and┬áKentucky- were added to the line-up, replacing discontinued models such as the Monaco and Silverstone. Also part of this late 1970s collection was a sporting Chronograph named after a Spanish Formula 1 track… Read More

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Ultimate Guide to the Heuer Montreal

It’s no surprise that the vintage Heuer models best-known today are the ones that have been re-issued in the last 15 years by TAG Heuer. Yes, names like Carrera, Autavia, Monaco and Silverstone were high-profile models to begin with when they were released in the 1960s/ 70s, but making modern re-editions helps bring these classic designs into the modern consciousness… Read More

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TAG Heuer Movements: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

It’s hard to remember a time when there has been so much focus on the movement that sits inside a watch- where it comes from, who designed it and who made it. It may sound strange to say that there was little focus on movements until around 2000- after all, they are not only an integral part of the watch,… Read More

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Ultimate Guide to the Heuer Silverstone

When it comes to classic 1970s design, few watches are better examples of that periods’ look than the Heuer Silverstone. Launched in 1974, the Silverstone was available with a choice of three dial colours- Red, “Fume” and Blue. The Silverstone was launched as the replacement for the Heuer Monaco, which today may be an icon of the TAG Heuer range,… Read More

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Up Close- Silver Dial Heuer Autavia 11630T

A new arrival this week in the form of a rare Heuer Autavia 11630T with a beautiful Silver dial. The Silver and White dial Autavias from the 1970s are the rarest and highly sought dial colours- yes, there are plenty of beautiful models with the more standard black dial, but there is undeniably something special about the lighter-hue dials. This… Read More

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