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TAG Heuer to reissue the Carrera for the 160th Anniversary of the brand

  1. kov Trüffelschwein. Jan 13, 2020

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    I've seen this picture in several IG stories yesterday and decided to investigate a bit further about the new model to come. From this picture, I must admit this reedition looks very good. Looking forward to know more about the technical details and price.

    If this is being priced right, I think it can be a serious home run from TAG Heuer. What do you guys think?

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    More details about the LVMH watch week and covering the LVMH Brands strategy for 2020 : https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/12/fashion/watches-lvmh-brands-tag-heuer-zenith.html
     
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  2. dx009 Jan 13, 2020

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    Looks really nice. The proper way to reissue a vintage watch.
     
  3. Stufflers Mom Jan 13, 2020

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    I really like this one and I may well look to add it to the collection once I get to see it first hand.
    The Carrera, Monza and Monaco range has always brought out the best in Tag Heuer and sometimes they produce a classic design that will stand the test of time, an example imo would be my 300 SLR.

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  4. eugeneandresson 'I used a hammer, a chisel, and my fingers' Jan 13, 2020

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    Oh no that faux :eek::eek::eek::eek:

    :rolleyes:

    (just being a sarcastic tease)

    I think it looks fantastic. I would love to know what would be powering this (and I would love to know if they keep the exact proportions (i.e. I always found it was a bit too thick in respect to the case size and sat oddly on my wrist, hence selling my CS3110))...
     
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  5. NickC Jan 13, 2020

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    I really like this. I had one of the 1964 Re-editions that got stolen. It was one of my favourite pieces. If this is priced right, I could be tempted.
     
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  6. Martin_F Jan 13, 2020

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    Clean looking watch, but I'm afraid legibility might be a concern similar to the FOIS.
     
  7. CPRwatch Jan 13, 2020

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    I had the original & sold it ::facepalm1::
    ACarreraFrom1963.jpg
     
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  8. Stufflers Mom Jan 13, 2020

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    A moment of weakness or madness?
     
  9. CPRwatch Jan 13, 2020

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    Madness definitely , hadn't been wearing it much & thought it was a little small for me .
     
  10. w154 Jan 13, 2020

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    I see size as being the only negative with the original Carreras. If the size suits yours taste then they’re pretty much perfectly designed.

    Edit to add: Regarding the re-issue, I read comments somewhere that worried about the thickness, and I’d agree that if it’s too tall it would be a shame.
     
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  11. Evitzee Jan 13, 2020

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    Interesting NYT articles via that link in the first post. Let's see what stuff Heuer and others come up with.
     
  12. kov Trüffelschwein. Jan 13, 2020

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    Is it me or that index at 10 is not aligned to the outer scale and the index at 6 looks a bit off counter clockwise. ::confused2::

    I assume this pic is not a photograph but a digital rendering, they could have at least checked this kind of details... or does it have to do with that 30cm distance QC rule? ::yawn::
     
  13. jsducote Jan 13, 2020

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    Several of the indices look ever so slightly off (or the lume dot not centered on the baton) and the 9 looks to me as having the same skew.
     
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  14. dx009 Jan 13, 2020

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    There's some misalignment going on. Isn't this a drawing btw ? I know that many of the official watch photos are actually graphic art and not the actual watch...
     
  15. EauTerre Jan 13, 2020

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    Good for them.
    But the only thing that interests me is : where is the Autavia Isographe ???
     
  16. abrod520 Jan 13, 2020

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    39mm, Heuer-02 movement, $6450. I've already got one reserved.

    IMO this is much more interesting than a 1:1 reedition of the 105.003. I seriously can't wait to see this one in the metal, and how the classic design works at a 39mm scale.
     
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  17. mattonthewater Jan 13, 2020

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    The question will be how large and thick will it be. Tag constantly screws this up going way too large
     
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  18. abrod520 Jan 13, 2020

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    Production issues caused them to be recalled. The Autavia line has been re-released with a Calibre 5 (ETA 2892)
     
  19. abrod520 Jan 13, 2020

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    Have you tried on a Hodinkee Skipper, Fragment Carrera or the Telemetre model? It's that case
     
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  20. mattonthewater Jan 13, 2020

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    I have and that’s an exception