Arrival -- TAG Heuer x Fragment Design Heuer 02 ("Formula 1")

Jul 21, 2020,20:45 PM

Arrival -- TAG Heuer x Fragment Design Heuer 02 chronograph ("Fragment Design Formula 1").

Awesome -- 12 hours after arrival, my favorite TAG Heuer chronograph, ever . . . and even though you won't see the name on the watch, the best looking Autavia-inspired chronograph, ever.

Here are a couple of quick photos . . . Not sure whether or not the rules allow me to link to a site with additional photos.

Love this watch!!


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Great looking watch

 By: @lberti : July 22nd, 2020-02:38
Which one fo you prefer? This or the othet 38mm fragment carrera? Regards Albert

It's a Matter of Your Mood

 By: OnTheDash : July 22nd, 2020-13:01
That's a good question, but so far (through the first 24 hours), I don't really have a preference. The same way that I enjoy the vintage Carreras and Autavias, and the look of the 1960s versus 1970s, it depends what kind of look you want. I tend to be an ... 

By the way.... love your website Jeff!

 By: @lberti : July 22nd, 2020-13:08
Another question if i may: What are your thoughts on the UAE Autavia Heuer.? Any love?

Like the UAE Limited Edition

 By: OnTheDash : July 22nd, 2020-18:29
of all the Autavia LEs, this is toward the top of my list . . . love the colors; very special watch!!

I like the restraint of the dial design, but now the tachy bezel seems busy or dated...I think that should have also been `sterilized` in some way. More modern font maybe, less hashes or

 By: Ron_W : July 22nd, 2020-04:02
smaller digits. I dont think it is a good match. But i am happy for you so enjoy it !! My favorite is the cbe2118 , also a 2 register with date.

Fixed Bezel; It's All for Decoration

 By: OnTheDash : July 22nd, 2020-13:05
Yes, some people question the ridges / grips on a fixed (non-rotating) bezel, but to my eye, it's all about style. People never (or very rarely) use the Tachymeter bezel at all, so it is also more of a decoration. My best guess -- this is the style bezel ...