BREAKING: TAG Heuer release a tribute to Muhammad Ali – the Carrera Calibre 5 ‘Ring Master’

On the third of June this year, one of the greatest sportsmen of our times passed away at the age of 74. And though Muhammad Ali’s legacy encompassed more than boxing – his civil rights activism is particularly noteworthy – it’s his style, his personal swagger and success in the ring that will remain his greatest legacy.

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It’s a legacy that TAG Heuer, along with the Muhammad Ali Centre is celebrating in Gleason’s Gym, Brooklyn, where Ali trained. In tribute to the great man, cheap replica TAG Heuer watches has created two versions of the Carrera Calibre 5 ‘Ring Master’ a regular steel version and a one-of-a-kind gold model that will be auctioned off, raising funds for the Muhammad Ali Centre.

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But what, you might be asking, exactly is a ‘Ring Master’, and how does it relate to boxing? Well, as you may know, exact fake TAG Heuer watches has a long and distinguished history of specialised sports timing, including some specialised instruments made to time boxing matches. In particular, the timing scale on the 1957 stopwatch called, you guessed it, the ‘Ring Master’ directly inspires the distinctive ‘roulette’ style internal bezel on the Calibre 5 Ring Master model. This bezel indicates 15 three-minute intervals, each separated by a minute – the exact number and duration of heavyweight bouts in Ali’s time (these days it’s 12 three-minute rounds). The second scale shows 15 two-minute bouts, used in other weight divisions.

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TAG Heuer has taken this distinctive design, and placed into what is essentially the Carrera Calibre 5 Drive Timer, a watch with an internal bezel, operated by the crown at 10. Should you wish to use the Ring Master to time one of Ali’s great fights (say the Rumble in the Jungle or the Thrilla in Manila), all you need to do is rotate the internal bezel so that the start of the first round lines up with the current position of the minute hand.

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The replica TAG Heuer watches dial also bears Ali’s signature, and the caseback an engraving of the man himself. The solid gold Ring Master also comes with an elaborate presentation box and a unique pair of signed gloves.

While this 43mm Carrera will obviously appeal to fans of Ali and boxing in general, thanks to the strong retro styling you don’t need to know your rope-a-dope from your peek-a-boo to appreciate the Ring Master.

TAG Heuer Auctions VIP Weekend at Grand Prix Mexico for Henrik Lundqvist Foundation, Replica TAG Heuer Watches Online

TAG Heuer is offering up a one-of-a-kind VIP getaway weekend at Grand Prix Mexico in honor of the Henrik Lundqvist Foundation. This special auction item will grant two guests with a special hotel and airfare package to travel to the luxurious W Hotel in Mexico City from October 28th-October 30th. Additionally, guests will receive two VIP passes to the Paddock Club during the two days of racing to watch the race in the most luxe way possible, with access to personal meet and greets and other exciting opportunities. Cheap Replica Watches TAG Heuer.

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The Mexican Grand Prix is one of the year’s largest events for auto aficionados, drawing in car lovers from all over the world excited to watch the two days of exhilarating car racing. The race will be held at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City, which is named after Mexico’s famous racing brothers and F1 trailblazers Ricardo and Pedro Rodriguez. The Mexico City venue lends the perfect setting for Formula One racing and this year’s event will mark the venue’s third time hosting the highly-anticipated event. Sale Replica TAG Heuer Watches.

The Henrik Lundqvist Foundation strives to create positive change in the lives of children and adults throughout the world through education and health services supporting charitable programs in New York City, Sweden and the Dominican Republic. The NHL star holds the organization very near and dear to his heart, taking part in various initiatives and fundraising efforts to support their mission throughout the year. “Some of us get to take things like health, education, and financial stability for granted. But they’re far from guaranteed for many. The Henrik Lundqvist Foundation’s goal is to help people all over the world who face these kinds of challenges. Support HLF, and together we’ll do just that!” said Henrik & Therese Lundqvist.The Mexican Grand Prix is one way that the couple is giving back to the organization. Luxury Fake TAG Heuer Watches Online.

Luxury Replica TAG Heuer Monza 40th Anniversary Calibre 17 – Baselworld 2016

The TAG Heuer range of watches is now composed mainly around two axis. The modern watches first, with the Carrera 01 & 02 Tourbillon, for example. The vintage-inspired watches then, with the Monaco or the Carrera Telemeter. We also know that TAG Heuer will offer collectors a very cool re-issue of the Autavia next year (and you probably chose it via the Autavia Cup). However, this year was the jubilee of the Monza, another icon of the Heuer collection. And as a celebration, here is the cheap replica watches TAG Heuer Monza 40th Anniversary Calibre 17. Is it a proper vintage reedition or a modern watch with vintage accents. Let’s find out.

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The original Heuer Monza was launched in 1976 to mark Ferrari’s World Championship in 1975 with Niki Lauda and Clay Regazzoni, and was on sale until the early 1980s (source: Calibre 11). For collectors, the original and real Monza is the limited edition with Black PVD case, black dial and red accents. A watch with a cushion-shaped case, almost like an egg, with the Calibre 15 (an automatic chronograph movement from Heuer, close to the calibre 11, but with the small second oddly placed at 10), with the distinctive crown at 9 and a black dial mixing two scales: a tachymeter and a pulsometer. This is the watch that inspired the 2016 TAG Heuer Monza 40th Anniversary Calibre 17.

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Later, in 2000, the Monza was re-edited with a very different look and case, still cushion-shaped, but bulkier, more modern and less race-oriented. The watch measured 39mm and was available in several editions (time-only, chronograph, small second, gold or steel…). This case, that most modern collectors know as the Monza, is still, more or less, the one used for the 2016 TAG Heuer Monza 40th Anniversary Calibre 17. Thus, it’s a mix of vintage and modernity that TAG Heuer offers is this year.

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If the design of the TAG Heuer Monza 40th Anniversary Calibre 17 might appear rather similar to the 1976 edition at first, it is nonetheless full of noticeable differences. Yes, the overall result is appealing and made quite a strong impression during Baselworld 2016, but we’re more in front of a modern interpretation of a vintage watch rather than a proper re-issue. First, the case is closer in style to the 2000s editions of the Monza than to the original egg-shaped one. It has this squared / cushion shape, with a strongly raised bezel, together with a round aperture for the dial. The 42mm case (that’s 3mm more than before) is now made in grade 5 titanium (sometimes modernity has some advantages…), with flanks polished and flat surfaces brushed. A good point for the choice of material. Usually, watches under 5,000 Euros are using grade 2 titanium. Here, fake watches TAG Heuer went for the more expensive and hard to machine grade 5 titanium – the only one that can be polished. The case is then coated with black titanium carbide – much more resistant than the PVD used in the vintage edition.

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Just like the vintage one, it also keeps the pushers and crown raw, without black coating. Some will find it rather strange but on the other hand, it brings an interesting vintage look to this TAG Heuer Monza 40th Anniversary Calibre 17 – most early coated watches were like this, without coating on the crown and pushers. The strap is also an ode to the vintage edition, showing the same racing-style, with large perforation. It is made here in full-grain leather (and not in synthetic material like the vintage one… again, modernity has advantages) and comes on a folding buckle, also in titanium and black coated. On the wrist, the watch feels large (like most cushion-shaped watches) and could be seen as too large by hardcore collectors. However, as this cheap replica TAG Heuer Monza 40th Anniversary Calibre 17 isn’t a proper vintage reedition but a modern interpretation, the 42mm case remains pleasant on the wrist (and light of course).

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Another noticeable (and major) difference is the placement of the crown and of the small second indicator. While the 1976 Heuer Monza featured a crown at 9 and a small second at 10 (two strange but iconic features), due to the use of the Heuer / Buren Calibre 15, the modern TAG Heuer Monza 40th Anniversary has a modern automatic movement (calibre 17), meaning a small second classically located at 3 and a crown located at 3 too. That’s actually rather sad that TAG did not used the modern calibre 11, which features the crown at 9… a matter of choices and tastes. This automatic chronograph movement is based on a modular construction and features a 30-minute counter at 9 and a date window at 6 – also faithful to the original 1976 edition.

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The dial, even if differently arranged, remains close to the 1976 edition. The inner flange feature the combination of two scales (pulsometer from 12 to 3 and tachymeter from 3 to 12) as well as the same type of decorum for the 30-minute sub-counter – red areas and white inscriptions. The hands, as well as the indexes, are again faithful, in terms of design, to the vintage edition and perfectly fit the 1970s inspiration of this exact replica TAG Heuer Monza 40th Anniversary. Finally, inscriptions and logos are close to the original, with for example the use of the historic Heuer logo – that TAG uses on all historical pieces.

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Overall, the TAG Heuer Monza 40th Anniversary Calibre 17 is a surprising watch. It mixes a modern appearance with lots of vintage accents. Thus, it is difficult to call it a real reedition of the original Monza, but at the same time, it is immediately identifiable as a successor of this watch. And in the end, the result is rather cool. Finally, the price is reasonable, as is will be available against 4,950 Euros – not that bad considenig the added-value of the grade 5 titanium case.