With the development of the times, the advancement of technology will always bring surprises to people. The use of advanced technology has also given new definitions while improving people’s living standards. Compared with the practical functions of the previous watches, today’s watches are more of a symbol of identity and lifestyle, and more and more professional tools can replace the functions of watches.
However, as a watch, the most basic function is still popular. This is why so many people are keen to collect antique watches. As a rising star, TAG Heuer can always bring amazing people.
Power breakthrough — swing pinion
In 1860, TAG Heuer, a watchmaking town originating in Switzerland, Saint-Imier, was founded by Edouard Heuer. He patented the oscillating pinion in 1887, and the invention of oscillating pinion marks the era of smooth transitional power when the timer is restarted. this is still used in TAG Heuer and other watchmaking brands. It can be seen that TAG Heuer’s contribution to the first chronograph cannot be ignored.
Stainless steel black dial chronograph(1941)
Cooperation and win-win–Caliber 11
In 1969, TAG Heuer and Breitling (and two other watch manufacturers) developed the first self-winding chronograph watch–Caliber 11.
Which brand this watch belongs to is still a controversial topic among collectors.
But one thing is certain – TAG Heuer’s watchmaking history will never be forgotten.
The innovative technology in its watchmaking history, the contribution made in the history of the entire chronograph watch, will never be ignored.
Stainless steel automatic winding chronograph(1970)
Define the classic — Moroccan watch
TAG Heuer produces a wide range of styles for modern collections. For example, original Carrera is the classic definition of a racing chronograph. In 1963, the angle of watch diamond polishing was as fashionable as today. For decades, Autavia’s rounded outer casing and thick black bezel still looks great. After 48 years of production in the first Monaco, it is still the most representative square chronograph watch to date.
Rare PVD coated stainless steel chronograph(1975)
Going forward – racing spirit
Today, while many brands are promoting collaboration with sports celebrities, the practical value of watches in sporting events has long since disappeared. However, this was not the case in the 1950s and 1960s. TAG Heuer has been chosen by many racing teams for long history of chronograph. At the same time, chronograph makes runners have accurate timing tools TAG Heuer Carrera is named after the Mexican road race Carrera Panamericana.
Stainless steel chronograph(1969)
If people talk about the common characteristics of TAG Heuer in history, it is quality. The early Carrera dial were made by a company that made for Rolex ( Rolex now has its own full line). And TAG Heuer chronograph watch is used in professional racing just for its quality.
Exquisite stainless steel chronograph watch(1965)