Hands-on: Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Gold Glassbox

If you like the look of the recently released Carrera Calibre 18 Telemeter, but were hoping for something a little more….well, Gold, then this is the watch for you- the Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Glassbox.

Over the past decade or so we’ve been lucky to see 1-2 “Heuer” branded models per year, whereas this year already we’ve had three, with a potential fourth on the way. Good news for those who love the Heuer heritage, and an important contrast to the modern, bold watches such as the Carrera Heuer-01.

Heuer Carrera Gold Calibre 7Like the Calibre 18 Chronograph, the 39mm Calibre 7 has a domed sapphire crystal to give it that old school look and feel.

The watch has a beautifully thin profile too.

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Heuer Carrera Calibre 18 and Carrera Calibre 7

The open dial is somewhat reminiscent of some of the quartz Carrera models of the late 1970s, such as the model below.

Heuer Carrera_quartzOf course, there have been several famous Heuer Carrera Gold models, but those have been chronographs rather than time-only watches.

Heuer Carrera Gold Calibre 7

Heuer Carrera Gold Calibre 7

Heuer Carrera Gold Calibre 7

Heuer Carrera Gold Calibre 7

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Movement- Calibre 7

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

The Calibre 7 is what TAG Heuer call the ETA 2892/ Sellita 300, and while it hasn’t been confirmed which company provides this version of the Calibre 7, most of the recent movements have come from Sellita.

On the Wrist

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Price & Availability- Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold Glassbox WAR2140

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

No confirmed pricing yet for the Carrera Calibre 7, but expect it to sneak under the CHF10,000 mark, which is about right for an 18k Gold watch.

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

Heuer Carrera Calibre 7 Yellow Gold WAR2140

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