Saturday, January 21, 2017

TAG Heuer Aquaracer 300M, 43mm, Stainless Steel Case with Aluminium Bezel

Aquaracer. The quintessential sports watch inspired by the lure of the deep. Ever the pioneer, in 1892, Edouard Heuer filed the first patent for a watertight case in the history of watchmaking. It was an immediate success. Since that time, the Aquaracer (the collection created by TAG Heuer in 2003) has continued to evolve, developing into the perfect timepiece for all kinds of extreme conditions, not just diving and other seafaring activities.
Robust and water-resistant to 300 metres, this watch — featuring a uni-directional rotary bezel, with its twelve sides and six studs, screw-down crown, large luminous indications on the indexes and hands for improved visibility when diving and screw-down case back engraved with a diver's helmet — is immediately recognisable.
For the 2017 edition, the Aquaracer keeps its key characteristics while becoming more accessible with an aluminium bezel (instead of ceramic for the 2016 edition) and a quartz movement to meet strong market demand.
Technical details

References    
WAY101B.BA0746: black dial and red bezel
WAY101A.BA0746: black dial and black bezel
WAY101C.BA0746: blue dial and blue bezel

Movement    
Quartz movement

Case    
Diameter 43 mm
Polished and satin-finished steel
Uni-directional rotary bezel in red, black or blue anodised aluminium
Silver lacquer numerals with white SuperLuminova™ dot at 12 o'clock
Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
Polished steel screw-down crown
Screw-down case back engraved with a diver's helmet
Water-resistance : 300 metres

Dial   
Black or blue dial
Hand-applied faceted and polished indices with luminescent markers
Faceted and polished hour and minute hands with luminescent markers
Polished seconds hand with a red, yellow or orange coloured dot
Printed "TAG Heuer" and "AQUARACER" logos at 12 o'clock
"300 M/1000 FT" inscription at 6 o'clock
Date window at 3 o'clock

Bracelet    
3-row polished and satin-finished steel, with polished steel folding buckle
Safety push-buttons and diving extension

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