TAG Heuer Carrera 1887 Automatic Chronograph

TAG Heuer are somewhat of a benchmark in the luxury watch industry. A mainstay and trailblazer responsible for some truly mesmerising timepieces and they are certainly not a watchmaker known for resting on their laurels. They are already well established as one of the world’s leading Swiss watchmakers but this seldom prevents them from pushing the envelope and crafting mesmerising watches like the painfully spiffing and devilishly attractive TAG Heuer Carrera 1887 Automatic Chronograph watch pictured above.

The luxury watch industry is notoriously competitive and TAG Heuer certainly don’t have things easy in wanting to remain at the industry’s top table (where they have sat for well over a century) but when they continue to produce pieces of this calibre, any pretenders to the throne certainly have their work cut out for them. The TAG Heuer Carrera 1887 Automatic Chronograph timepiece is, unquestionably, a watch that ranks amongst the Swiss watchmaker’s best and has been released as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations that TAG Heuer have been celebrating for their Carrera series of watches – which, safe to say, is our favourite collection of theirs here at The Coolector HQ.

This timepiece in particular boasts a rather eye-catching array of features that will certainly make it an impressive addition to any watch aficionados wrist. If you have already fallen for said watch on looks alone (easily done) then you’ll be even more pleased that it also has a 100m water resistance, a highly precise and intricate Swiss-made automatic movement, luxurious black alligator leather strap, a tachymeter scale that pays a knowing nod to chronograph watches of the past and, last but not least, a sapphire crystal glass watch face. All in all, a massively impressive high-end timepiece from one of the world’s finest purveyors of luxury watches. Both at once sporty, yet undeniably sartorially superior, the TAG Heuer Carrera 1887 Automatic Chronograph expertly straddles the two and really is the sort of timepiece that will suit more or less any man or occasion.

Price: £4,000

Via: TAG Heuer watches @ The Watch Gallery.

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