Points of Mention
This watch is sold as "Watch Only" and therefore comes with no TAG Heuer box or paperwork. The watch comes paired on its original TAG Heuer bracelet with its signed clasp, all links are included. The watch is from Circa. 2006 and is sold in worn condition, but overall fair, worn condition as you can see. The watch comes with our 12-Months Non-Waterproof Warranty.
Edouard Heuer founded The Heuer Watch Company in 1860 in St. Imier, Switzerland. Chronographs have been the mainstay for Heuer and later TAG Heuer. Featuring many models and configurations, expanding the possibilities to the full. In 1958 Jack Heuer, Edouard’s son, joined the company. In 1962 the first generation of Autavia was launched. Famously worn in the 1970s by Formula One drivers such as Derek Bell, Jacky Ickx, Emerson Fittipaldi, Clay Regazzoni and Mario Andretti, and many more. In 1999 TAG Heuer accepted a bid from LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton S.A.
Here we have a 2006 TAG Heuer Aquaracer Chrono Automatic CAF2011 with a 43mm stainless steel case. The case curves over your wrist with thick slightly tapered lugs. A lug to lug length of 50.5mm and a thickness of 15mm give the watch an impressive wrist presence. Brushed and polished surfaces transition with crisp edges. On the right side, we have square chronograph pushers and a signed screw-down crown protected by crown guards. A wide stainless steel unidirectional bezel has large Arabic numerals and raised blocks marking the 60-minutes. On the inside a dive bezel, with Arabic numerals marking 60-minutes with the first 15-minutes highlighted with 5-minute intervals. A flat sapphire crystal sits above a silver dial with an outer minute track and applied batons marking the hours coated in luminescence. At 3 o’clock you have a day/date window. At 12 o’clock a 30-minute register, at 6 o’clock a 12-hour register, and finally, at 9 o’clock the small second's register slightly recessed. Outer rings on two of the registers add dimension to the dial. Long baton hands are complemented by a tapered chronograph hand all coated in luminescence. At 3 o’clock an applied TAG Heuer shield with “Aquaracer” printed in black. Just underneath “Automatic 300 meters“ printed in black. On the reverse, a screw-down case back with an embossed divers helmet in the center. Inside an Automatic TAG Heuer Cal. 16, 25 jewels, 28,800 beats per hour, based on the Valjoux 7750 later renamed the ETA 7750 was re-introduced to the TAG Heuer range in 2001 after being bought by LVMH in 2000. This versatile movement can also be found in Hublot, IWC, Panerai, and many others. The watch comes fitted on its original 21mm TAG Heuer polished and brushed stainless steel bracelet with a signed push-button release folding clasp, all links are included.