This year marks a momentous occasion for the Tag Heuer Carrera. This watch is the first sports chronograph designed specifically for professional drivers and sports-car enthusiasts. So, it was very fitting that the Goodwill Festival of Speed was the stage used to celebrate the 50th birthday of the Tag Heuer Carrera.
To commemorate this moment in time, Tag Heuer have released a very special Carrera 1887 Jack Heuer Chronograph. This watch is quite interesting in its execution. The asymmetric 45 mm case in stainless steel is quite modern, futuristic and geometric, while the chronograph pushers are located with the crown and are slightly recessed into the case at the 12 o’clock position. The reason for this design was because it was inspired by a stopwatch. The movement used is the 1887 caliber with integrated column wheel.
The chronograph is a dual register with anthracite grey subdials, while the hour and minute hand of that watch are contrasting in white.
Tag Heuers commitment to preserving the past with modern day technical innovation ensures their relevance in the watch market for the future.
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TAG Heuer Honorary Chairman Jack Heuer is here celebrated in a spectacular edition inspired by the two-part construction Heuer stop watches that he once used on pro racing circuits around the world.
The technical details, however, are all leading-edge, with elements borrowed from Formula One and aeronautics: black titanium carbide steel bezel, hand-brushed and polished to a high sheen; polished, fine brushed and sandblasted steel and titanium cage; tachymetre and pulsometre on the dial.