TAG Heuer Monaco is automatic chronograph watch introduced by Heuer in 1969 in honour of the Monaco Grand Prix. The TAG Heuer Monaco was the first automatic as well as the first square case chronograph. The Hollywood film star Steve McQueen worn it in his film Le Mans in 1971. Although it was discontinued in the mid-1970s, the Monaco was reissued with a new design in 1998 and was reintroduced again with an new mechanisms in 2003 in response to McQueen’s increasing popularity. More Replica TAG Heuer Monaco Watches.
The TAG Heuer Monaco features a pair of pushbuttons at the 2 and 4 oâ€™clock position. The dials for the minute and hour counters are at 9 and 3 o’clock respectively. There is a hand-applied date window at 6 oâ€™clock. The watch also features chamfered square and oblong hours markers (dials with “waffle” type cross-hatched markers are later reproductions). In the original version, the crown is located at the 9 o’clock position on a square casing. The shape was revolutionary at the time for a chronograph watch.
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Replica TAG Heuer Monaco Steve McQueen
The Monaco 1133 became synonymous with Steve McQueen when he wore it in his 1971 film, Le Mans. Even after his death in 1980, McQueen’s name continued to be associated with the watch. TAG Heuer capitalized on his continuing popularity by using films stills of McQueen wearing his Monaco watch in advertising campaigns. In 1998, TAG Heuer reissued the model as a limited edition with a production run of 5,000 watches. The TAG Heuer Monaco Steve McQueen has become one of the most sought after pieces in the international vintage markets. Related Replica TAG Heuer Monaco Steve McQueen Watches.
Replica TAG Heuer Monaco V4
The TAG Heuer Monaco V4 was introduced in 2004. The Monaco V4 is belt driven and uses ball bearings for mechanisms rather than the traditional wheels and pinions. The mechanism was inspired by the movement of an automobile engine. Related Replica TAG Heuer Monaco V4 Watches.
Replica TAG Heuer Monaco 24
TAG Heuer introduced a concept watch called the Monaco 24 In the 2009. Named in honor of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race and bearing the distinctive striping of the Gulf Oil color livery, the watch takes its design cues from the Le Mans Prototypes that participate in the annual classic. The Calibre 36 movement is cased within a steel-tube housing that can be seen through the dial face. The watch is constructed in industrial-grade tungsten. Related Replica TAG Heuer Monaco 24 Watches.
Replica TAG Heuer Monaco Sixty Nine
The TAG Heuer Monaco Sixty Nine was introduced at the same time as the re-engineered version at the 2003 BaselWorld. The watch is distinctive for its two sided face. On one side it uses the Caliber 2 mechanism, but on the other, when flipped over; it features a quartz Caliber HR03 readout. The watch was released in production in 2005 which it won the Le Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de GenÃ¨ve prize. Related Replica TAG Heuer Monaco Sixty Nine Watches.
Replica TAG Heuer Monaco LS
The TAG Heuer Monaco LS engineered and designed to reflect the power and speed of motor racing cars. Automatic calibre 12 LS chronograph with linear system. Related Replica TAG Heuer Monaco LS Watches.