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First Look: TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre CH80 (Ref. CBA2110, CBA2111)

TAG Heuer has this morning released a pair of great retro-style Carreras that hark back to the 2447 Carrera of the 1960s- the 2014 TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre CH80. CH80? Yes, that is the new name for TAG Heuer’s Calibre 1969. Given that the 1969 was launched only last November, you might wonder why the name of the Calibre has… Read More

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TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1969- In Depth Review (Ref. CAR2A50)

Only a couple of days after we showed you the first photos of the new TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1969, we can now bring you a more detailed review of the watch. Normally there is a long delay between the time that we first see official photos and when the watch arrives in the stores, but in this case, the… Read More

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Up Close: TAG Heuer Carrera 1969 Titanium & Rose Gold (CAR2A50)

Here is your first look at the new 2014 TAG Heuer models- the much anticipated TAG Heuer Carrera 1969. The new Carrera 1969 is a limited edition of 500 watches that feature a Titanium Carbide case and Rose Gold highlights…and, of course, is┬áthe first watch powered by the new in-house Calibre 1969 movement. The watch is a blend of the… 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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Inside the TAG Heuer Calibre CH80 movement

The opening of TAG Heuer’s new manufacturing facility at Chevenez is another important milestone in the company’s history. To show you the pace of progress over the last few years, when the very first Calibre 11 article appeared in July 2009, the only movement made by TAG Heuer was the show-piece Monaco V4. It had been more than 20 years… Read More

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TAG Heuer Calibre 1969 (CH 80)- First Look

Eighteen months after we first brought you the news that TAG Heuer was developing a new in-house chronograph movement, we can share with you the first photos of the new Calibre- introducing the TAG Heuer Calibre 1969, also known as the Calibre CH80. In the coming days we’ll be sharing more with you about the movement and the history behind… Read More

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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 Carrera- The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

Since its re-introduction in 1996, the TAG Heuer Carrera has gone from a limited edition novelty to being the centre-piece of today’s TAG Heuer range. So, given the importance of the Carrera we have put together the ultimate guide to the TAG Heuer Carrera, stepping you through the key models, all the way from the 1996 re-edition through to the… Read More

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TAG Heuer: Chevenez & the Calibre 1969

Only a few months after the plans were first announced, construction has started at TAG Heuer’s new factory in Chevenez in the Jura Valley. The build for the 2,400 square- metre facility will last about 18 months and eventually employ more than 150 people. The headline news that you may have read is that TAG Heuer will transfer production of… Read More



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