TAG Heuer’s Honorary Chairman Jack Heuer Edouard Heuer is the brand founder’s grandson. His brand development of the golden era of the 1960s and 1970s as the company’s CEO, recently, the brand launched a grand version TAG Heuer Jack Heuer Calibre 1887 Chronograph as a memorial.
This chronograph’s leading technical details, elements borrowed from the F1 racing and aerospace: black titanium carbide steel case, hand scrub and polish, highlighting gloss; polishing, fine-brushed and sandblasted stainless steel and titanium metal frame; deep gray rim design speed and pulse scale.
Calibre1887 is integrated column-wheel watch movement, 28,800 vibrations per hour, power reserve of 50 hours. By the 320 components, is a source of inspiration for its brand of 1887 patent swing gear and with matching blue column-wheel bold transformation. 1887 Edouard Heuer patented swing gear together with a column wheel operation that works similar to automobile transmissions. Responsible for coordinating the column-wheel chronograph start, stop and reset, functions like the gearbox. Swing gear like the clutch.
Design is based on Grand Prix d’Horlogerie in Geneva won the prestigious Gold Award pointer Carrera Mikrogirder10, 000 chronograph; gray painted sapphire caseback Jack Heuer shield emblem; dark gray outer set speed and pulse scale; non- symmetric case the source of inspiration and freedom at the top of the crown of the classic two-part button stopwatch, polished and fine-brushed black titanium carbide steel case and polished, fine-brushed and sandblasted stainless steel frame
Inner and outer rings silver gray sunray effect dial, with three drive time: 3:00 position with hour counter at 6 o’clock with small seconds at 9 o’clock with minute counter
3:00 and 9:00 position with dark blue paint polished edges drive time
Manual assembly faceted hour markers
Fluorescently labeled polished hour and minute hands
Red central chronograph hand
Manual assembly TAGHeuer (TAG Heuer) logo
The outer edge of a pulse and speed gray scale
Dial the words embossed CARRERACAL.1887
6 o’clock position with the calendar window
Case diameter: 45 mm
A special stopwatch inspired two-part case, fine matte black titanium carbide coated titanium case polished and fine-brushed black titanium carbide steel, polished, fine-brushed and sandblasted stainless steel frame
Double-curved scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glare
11:00 and 1:00 position with polished buttons
Polished steel crown, 12:00 Location wrapped rubber
Water depth: 100 m
Black perforated calfskin, red lining
Stainless steel folding clasp with safety button
This innovative design is based on the asymmetric case Carrera Mikrogirder Chronograph: crown and chronograph buttons located at the top of the angled slightly raised. Dark sapphire caseback engraved coat of arms of Jack Heuer and signature, bold inlay 39 stones Calibre1887 movement through the caseback glance. From all aspects, elegant tribute to the pioneer of technology and design guru exceptional excellence prescient.
“For me, While shield emblem symbolizes an innovative spirit, that 150 years has been the relentless development of the power of the brand.” – Jack Heuer, TAG Heuer Honorary Chairman, grandson of the founder of the brand and the company’s chief Officer.