TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph (2020) — Photo Album

On September 16, 2020, TAG Heuer introduced a new model, simply called the “Carrera Chronograph”.  It’s a 42 millimeter watch, powered by the Heuer 02 movement, with four choices of dials — black, blue, anthracite and silver (white).  I have been wearing the black model for the last 10 days, and this Photo Album will include some photos of this watch,

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The Fragment Formula 1 — Yes, It’s My Favorite TAG Heuer Chronograph . . . Ever

Earlier in August, my friends at International Watch Magazine asked me some questions about my infatuation with the new TAG Heuer Fragment Design Heuer 02 Chronograph (commonly called the “Fragment Formula 1”), and they published the interview on August 10, 2020. With their permission, we are republishing the interview here.

International Watch —

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Watching Obama’s Watch

In August 2008, when Barack Obama was a candidate for the Presidency, a friend at TAG Heuer called me and said that people in the company had heard that Obama was wearing one of their watches.  Because it was an older model that was no longer in production, she enlisted my help in identifying the watch. 

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Introducing the Carrera Sport Chronograph – TAG Heuer Returns to Race Pace

The New “Flagship” Carrera Chronograph

It seems that just about every five years, TAG Heuer redesigns its most popular chronograph, the Carrera.  In 2005, the Carrera chronograph moved to a larger case with a fixed Tachymeter bezel; in 2010, we saw TAG Heuer introduce its in-house Heuer 01 movement in an entirely new Carrera; and in 2015,

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Introducing the Fragment Design Heuer 02 Chronograph — Formula 1 Has a New Champion

TAG Heuer did a strange thing back in November 2018.  The Swiss watch brand went far outside the box, in retaining Hiroshi Fujiwara, the founder of Fragment Design and a legend in the world of streetwear, to design a limited edition of the Heuer Carrera.

The elevator version is that Fujiwara explored the TAG Heuer archives and selected the Carrera Reference 2447 NT (circa 1967) as his starting point;

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