Tag Archives: Carrera

Heuer Carrera: A Hidden Treasure Found at Christie’s

Heuer Carrera 2447 NT

Christie’s launched its new Private Sales Department for watches in New York last week, which we told you about in our July 10 posting.  We offer six major yearly auctions where both modern and vintage timepieces across brands and price points go up for sale. In response to clients’ ... Read more

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Mick Jagger Sported TAG Heuer: The Best Advertising Money Can’t Buy

Heuer Carrera 1153N

1965. It was part of the decade of the Swinging Sixties when social mores represented by “Father Knows Best” loosened up to see the rise of the Beatles and, of course, Mick Jagger.   In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Carrera, TAG Heuer has been celebrating in high ... Read more

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Happy Birthday to You! OnTheDash.com Turns 10

OnTheDash Screenshot

Tomorrow, OnTheDash.com celebrates its 10th birthday of being online.  It’s an incredible achievement. The first to jump on the Internet with information specifically about the Heuer brand, founder / operator Jeff Stein saw the future, with a brand that would become enormously popular among collectors.  He’s built the definitive place for Heuer newbies ... Read more

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Innovation and Inspiration — Zenith and TAG Heuer Update Their Icons

Jack Heuer 80th Birthday Carrrera

Compared with other companies in the fashion or consumer products industries, the leading watch brands tend to be old, most of them dating from the 19th century.  The watch brands seek to leverage their histories.  Turning the pages of popular magazines, we see companies selling watches worn by famous pilots, ... Read more

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The Chronomatics — Rarest of the Vintage Heuers

Chronomatic Monaco blue dial

For vintage watch collectors, the difference between a “grail” watch and an ordinary watch is often a matter of small details.  The texture of the paint, the length of a hash mark, the style of the serifs or the aging of the lume can all affect the collectability and value ... Read more

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