TAG Heuer watches
When Eduord Heuer was granted his first chronograph patents for Tag Heuer watches in 1882, it is unlikely he realised how influential and iconic his company would become. Today, Tag watches are part of the luxury goods empire LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. However, despite the modern reputation as a luxury item its history and technical performance characteristics have inextricably linked the company with the technologically advanced sports of motor racing.Read More
Tag watches pedigree in motorsport goes back to 1911 when it introduced the first clock capable of being used in cars. This link has been renewed in recent years through its endorsements from Formula One champions Jenson Button, Ferdinand Alonso and Lewis Hamilton and its sponsorship of the induction events for the Motor Sport Hall of Fame.
Outside of motorsports Tag Heuer watches are beloved by those who demand the highest quality and precision. Notable Tag Heuer owners include golfers Tiger Woods and Suzann Petterson, Tennis star Maria Sharapova and frequent Oscar nominee Leonardo DiCaprio.
Tag Watches– Technological distinction
Technical excellence is embedded within the DNA of Tag Heuer watches. It is unique amongst watchmakers in offering timepieces that are accurate to 1/10th, 1/100th and 1/1000th of a second.Tag Heuer watches' dedication to precision is embodied in the quality of materials used in the production of these extraordinary timepieces.
The internal structure of the materials within Tag watches is of a precision in line with its accuracy. The 316L grade stainless steel used in the manufacture allows for precision tooling with an accuracy of 10 microns. It also allows for a polished mirror finish and is noted for its corrosion resistance and hypoallergenic properties. The sapphire glass used in Tag watches is so strong that it can only be scratched by diamonds.
The company was amongst the first to manufacture automatic movements during the mid 1960’s. Early examples of these watches are often sought by the many avid collectors.Read Less