The “Dato 45” has been a hot topic of discussion ever since we released the cheap fake TAG Heuer Carrera ‘Dato’ Limited Edition for HODINKEE in February. So when a good example comes across my desk, I get pretty excited. Heuer offered this reference with either a black or silver dial; the example we have today is the latter with a beautiful silver sunburst dial.
Heuer initially built the silvered dial replica TAG Heuer Carrera Dato ref. 3147 with the date at 12 o’clock, but the company would later create a second execution with the date placed at nine o’clock. Both looks are equally unconventional, but to me, the date at nine o’clock really works.
This particular example has a neat caseback engraving that leads me to believe this was a gift from “JGH to HFH” on June 17, 1969. As a result of the engraving, I wonder how and why this Swiss movement replica watch came about and what its exact background is. Did this person pick up a Dato in 1969 because of its cool date window at nine o’clock? Did they compare this to a Rolex Daytona or a Universal Genève Compax? Maybe the person who received it loved chronographs, but could never remember the date? The possibilities are endless.
To me, best quality copy watches are all about the small details, and how they come together to create an overall aesthetic. It really is amazing how the look of a watch can dramatically change by removing a sub-dial or adding a date window – or both! I know when these watches were first designed by Jack Heuer, legibility was paramount. When looking at the dial of this watch, you can see really see how the design is so well-thought-out. I love the use of negative space on the dial – there are no scales or numbers (besides in the three o’clock register), so there’s nothing to distract a person from clearly telling the time.
45 mm copy TAG Heuer Carrera Dato is a great chronograph for those who like to go against the grain, but still want a classic on their wrist. These watches are also so versatile, which is another reason why I’m personally a big fan. I paired today’s watch with our Reid Watch Strap in Light Brown and was pleasantly surprised at how nicely it paired with the silver dial. We even sourced a modern Heuer buckle to seal the deal. You can check out all the details right here.
On the hardwood, Jimmy Butler has been busting his tail by racking up averages of 21 points, six boards and seven assists a night for his young and scrappy Miami Heat squad. And while he’s finding much success on the court, it appears he’s having just as much of it off the floor as he has just been named the newest brand ambassador for cheap fake TAG Heuer.
“Jimmy Buckets” himself took to Instagram today to showcase his excitement over this latest business venture and stated, “around here, we say pressure makes diamonds or pressure bursts pipes. everything I do is to make sure I’m making diamonds out of that pressure. i’m proud to join high quality replica TAG Heuer as their newest brand ambassador, in a family of athletes who compete to win at all costs.”
By joining the Swiss watchmaker family, Butler is now in company with the likes of pro tennis players Naomi Osaka and Petre Kvitova and Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey. Whether it be for the pre-game tunnel walk, postgame interview and everything in between, you can expect Butler to be strapped up with a Swiss movement TAG Heuer Carrera timepiece.
This is arguably the five-time NBA All-Star’s biggest deal since signing a multi-year signature sneaker contract with Chinese sportswear company Li-Ning back in November 2020.
For more watch-related news, TAG Heuer has dropped its limited edition Carrera with a green dial.
Last year filled me with a renewed faith in perfect TAG Heuer replica and this shot of the best replica Carrera 160th anniversary reference in silver has a lot to do with it. TAG Heuer just might have produced one of the best sunray silver dial finishes of the last 10 years. It’s crisp with a capital “C”.
With just the right amount of white in the silver mix, and a smooth not-too-glossy sunray finish, it captures the clean design and original spirit of the late ’60s Carrera to a tee. With the clean sharp case it might even be the perfect all-round watch design from TAG and is as sexy as it is photogenic.
To celebrate the brand’s 160th anniversary, TAG Heuer replica has focused on the collection that stands at the heart of its catalog, the Carrera. Today, we take a look back at four limited edition models of this iconic watch released by TAG Heuer in 2020.
The fake TAG Heuer Carrera chronographs with silver dials have enjoyed enduring appeal, being sold in 50 of TAG Heuer’s 160 years of existence. Introduced first by Heuer in 1963, produced into the 1980s, revived by TAG Heuer in 1996, and reshaped every five years since then, today’s line-up of Carreras offers models that are well-suited for this celebration. Today, we look at the four limited-edition Carrera chronographs introduced so far in 2020, all of which are designated as “160 Years” models. With two months remaining in the year, we can only hope to see additional models to celebrate this milestone.
Black Leather Strap Fake TAG Heuer Carrera 160 Years Limited Edition
Ed Heuer & Co. introduced the Carrera in 1963, with the first two models having either a silver (white) dial or a black dial. For the first model to celebrate the 160 years of the brand, TAG Heuer paid tribute to one of the very first Carreras, which had a silver starburst dial. The elegant style of the first Carreras was driven by minimalism, with the focus on clean lines and legibility to offer racers a useful tool. The dial was stripped of decoration and complicated scales, while the thick, angular lugs conveyed the strength and durability demanded by the racer.
Introduced at LVMH Watch Week in January, the silver starburst dial of the Swiss movement copy TAG Heuer Carrera 160 Years Silver Limited Edition is virtually a one-to-one recreation of the original Carrera dial. Similarly, the “glassbox” case and crystal mimic the geometry of these first models, and at 39mm, the watch feels like one of the very first Carreras. The same way that many vintage enthusiasts would place the first silver-dialed Carreras in their permanent collections, the Silver Limited Edition was a fitting way to mark TAG Heuer’s special anniversary.