Tag Heuer - Tag Heuer MONACO GULF EDITION
Tag Heuer - Tag Heuer MONACO GULF EDITION

Tag Heuer MONACO GULF EDITION

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A SPECIAL EDITION TO CELEBRATE A SPECIAL EVENT

50 years after the rise of the Gulf Racing blue and orange stripes, TAG Heuer presents a new TAG Heuer Monaco Gulf Special Edition.
 
TAG Heuer and Gulf: a historical partnership for a mythic timepiece that changed the face of the watchmaking industry. In 1969, the TAG Heuer Monaco and its square case – equipped with the first in the world automatic chronograph, the Caliber 11 – is a genuine revolution, regarding both technique and aesthetics.
 
A watch passed into posterity thanks to the Le Mans movie in which Steve McQueen, driving his Porsche 917 bearing the Gulf colors, carries a TAG Heuer Monaco 1133B Caliber 11 on his wrist.
 
Revisited for this special edition, its iconic blue sunray dial features the emblematic blue and orange Gulf racing stripes. A calfskin perforated blue strap, with orange stitching, completes the very racing look of the watch inspired by the King of Cool and his famous blue and orange sports car.
 
Drawing from the origins of the TAG Heuer Monaco, the special TAG Heuer Monaco Gulf edition celebrates the rich inheritance of the watchmaking brand with motor racing. A way to perpetuate a legendary partnership through a timepiece, as racy as it is everlasting.
 

Technical specifications

REFERENCE CAW211R.FC6401
 
DIAL
- Blue sunray brushed dial
- Blue flange with 60 second / minute scale
- 2 counters
- Rhodium plated polished, facetted applied indexes with white superluminova®
- Red, rhodium plated polished, facetted hour and minute hands with white superluminova®
- Red lacquered central hand
 
CASE
- 39 mm diameter
- Steel alternate finishing case
- Steel alternate finishing fixed bezel
- Domed, beveled sapphire crystal
- Alternate finishing steel screwed sapphire case back
- Water resistance : 100 meters
 
MOVEMENT
- TAG Heuer Calibre 11, Swiss Made
- Automatic calibre, rapid date correction
- Diameter: 30 mm (13''') — 59 rubies
- Balance frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz)
- Power reserve: about 40 hours
 
STRAP
- Blue calf skin strap ; alsavel orange lining
- Polished steel folding clasp with double safety push-buttons

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