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The TAG Heuer Kirium was launched in 1997 as the final evolution of the brand’s “6 Features” design philosophy. The rounded case design integrates perfectly with the bezel, with TAG Heuer offering watch, digital and chronograph options.

The Kirium was a huge sales success, but was not part of the LVMH strategy which would focus more on the heritage Carrera and Monaco collections.


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A look at the TAG Heuer Calibre 17 Movement

A few weeks ago we brought you the first in a new series of in-depth articles about the key mechanical movements found in TAG Heuer watches. Today, we look at a mechanical chronograph movement used broadly across the modern range- the Calibre 17. The Calibre 17 is an ETA 2894-2, and is closely related to other TAG Heuer movements, including… Read More

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TAG Heuer Kirium- The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

The TAG Heuer Kirium series was launched in 1997 and marked the end of one era and the birth of another. For more than 15 years TAG Heuer’s designs had been rooted in the “Six Features” look- steel sports watches with a rotating bezel and “Mercedes” hands. But the Kirium was the last new series to use this philosophy, with… Read More

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Diamond Life: TAG Heuer and Precious Stones

A few weeks ago, Mark Moss wrote a couple of great stories that chronicled Heuer and TAG Heuer‘s use of precious metals over the years. I’ve always thought of Heuer and TAG Heuer as makers of sports chronographs, so my taste in case materials doesn’t usually extend far beyond stainless steel…although I will gladly accept a Rose Gold Monaco V4… Read More

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The TAG Heuer McLaren Watches

TAG Heuer and the McLaren F1 team have had a long association, not just through common ownership (TAG formerly owning both TAG Heuer and 50% of what was called McLaren International; Ron Dennis of McLaren being a shareholder in TAG Heuer), but also through TAG Heuer’s sponsorship of the McLaren F1 team. In the mid-late 1990s McLaren was undergoing a… Read More



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