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three new TAG Heuer Monaco skeletonized, their presence in Only Watch and another recent release Racing Blue. It is the year of the Carrera, but this motor sport legend is incombustible. The first chronograph in a square case —water resistant— with the historic Calibre 11 in house. In 1969, it was truly a revolutionary proposal from Heuer that conquered the main F1 circuits. and the pulse of Steve McQueenwhen I rolledto the Le Mans film in 1970managed to convert the This year Monaco It is one of the most authentic and inspiring sports pieces. Now there are three skeletonized pieces that continue the aesthetic approach that Monza inaugurated at the beginning of the year.
skeleton with personality
Colourful, avant-garde and with a lot of personality. These three new TAG Heuer Monaco officially presented themselves for the celebration of the 80 years of the Monaco Grand Prix. The Monaco has already passed half a century and now reveals its deepest secrets on this skeletonized dial. A design with a futuristic touch that uses luminescent material to outline the main lines of the dial. His 39mm titanium case with a sandblasted finish it provides lightness, resistance and reinforces the sporty aesthetic.
Each new sphere in this trilogy tells a unique story. ANDl “Original Blue” is inspired by the first blue dial of TAG Heuer Monaco. He “Racing Red” nods to the racing DNA of the TAG Heuer Monaco, with the color red referencing the racing sparks that often occur on the track. The piece “Turquoise” it is a fresh and avant-garde version, a small nod to the Monaco coast, with the allure of a titanium case in a black PVD finish.
The piece uses the Heuer 02 automatic movement. It features a conventional column wheel to activate the chronograph and an 80-hour power reserve—one of the largest for a chronograph in the industry. Its finishes are refined and the engraved oscillating weight stands out, visible on the back thanks to the sapphire crystal. The price is 10,500 Swiss francs.
Eternal icon reinvented
And why is the TAG Heuer Monaco still an eternal icon? Because it is a timepiece that does not stop reinventing itself and whose well-focused technical and aesthetic work produces extremely attractive results for fans and collectors of the watchmaking community. And to such an extent that this year a special version of the Monaco will represent TAG Heuer at the Only Watch auction. The firm has also presented another new version with predominant blue tones.
TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph Racing Blue
The house run by joven Frédéric Arnault lance this one too TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph Racing Blue. It presents a tone that evokes the colors worn by prestigious car brands such as Talbot-Lake, Delage and the famous Bugatti Type 35. The secondary dials and the strap play with the range of blue tones. Another significant detail is the classic Heuer logo. The watch sports a beautiful sunray brushed silver dial reminiscent of the dashboard seen in sports cars in the 1920s and 1930s. The dial is adorned with applied silver hour markers topped by 12 blue dots. The yellow index at 12 o’clock stands out, in the same color as the central hand of the chronograph. Also in a 39 mm titanium case, it mountsl 11 gauge with the crown on the left and pushers on the right. Its price is 9,000 Swiss francs.