TAG Heuer Dive Watches – The Oldest, the Newest and 25 of the Years in Between

I have been collecting Heuer timepieces for almost 20 years, but must confess that there is one branch of the Heuer / TAG Heuer family tree that I have never fully appreciated and, consequently, has been underrepresented in my collection.  It’s all these dive watches that began appearing in the late 1970s — the 1000 Series,

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A Noteworthy Watch — Abercrombie & Fitch Seafarer, Ref 2446 (Screw-Back Case), to be Sold by Sotheby’s

In our May 2020 posting, Vintage Heuer – Chasing the Grails, we covered 16 watches that would be considered grails among vintage Heuer collectors.  Our working definition of a “grail” watch had three parts.  First, the model must be extremely rare.  For most of the 16 watches that we included, the diligent collector would do well to see one or two watches offered per year. 

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The Carrera Dato is Back — HODINKEE x TAG Heuer LE

August 2009, and I was feeling pretty good about my website, OnTheDash.com. We had been up and running for six years, traffic was strong and even though the word “influencer” was not yet part of the vocabulary, in the little corner of the internet occupied by vintage Heuer enthusiasts, OnTheDash definitely had some influence. I had spotted a new blog called “Hodinkee”,

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The Skipper Reader — An Overview of the Skipper, a Bibliography and Some Skipperreras

Heuer introduced the Skipper chronograph in 1968 and offered a total of nine models and executions until it was discontinued in 1983.  In 2017 and 2018, TAG Heuer offered two limited edition chronographs that were inspired by the Skipper, in collaborations with Hodinkee and Revolution / The Rake.  In this posting, we present this very brief history of the Heuer Skipper chronograph,

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Don Nunley (1939 to 2021) — The Master of McQueen’s Monacos

Wikipedia tells us that the “property master” of a film, television or theatrical production is responsible for purchasing, acquiring, properly placing, and / or overseeing any props needed for a production.  The property master is one of the first to arrive, using the pre-production period to determine which props will be needed and how they will be acquired,

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