Thanks a lot MTF! Very VERY interesting,
especially also the 3. party cases, that they manufacture, easy to see what 3. party gave the order... ;-)
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HEUER Collector Summit Report 3 - The Factories
#HEUERCOLLECTORSUMMIT TAG Heuer Chevenez site Dear friends, We have now reached the part where opinions diverge. On one hand, the following photo-essay about the manufacturing sites of TAG Heuer will be fascinating to a group of you. You will be in an ecs...
Regarding the date, why is the 8 sideways?
Hi MTF, Is there only one prototype watch? It seems that with all that equipment they could have had a roomful of pieces to show that worked. I can\'t believe one guy said "we didn\'t have a date ring with the correct orientation" -- that doesn\'t make an...
Yes there was only one prototype for show
The new design integrating the date window into the sub-dial requires a special sized date disc. The only date discs of that size available were from a different watch with orientation of date window at 3 o'clock position. The rotor was also missing becau...
Looks like the whole thing was a blast. I love this machinery as much as the parts they make Cheers Tim
Great report, Melvyn!
Thank you for taking us along. I was surprised to see them assembling Spirit of Big Bang cases. Good to see them working with their corporate cousins.