Manchester United is now finally on TAG Heuer time!
Today, Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer is unveiling a streamlined and sporty steel Chronograph in the club’s colours.
Thanks to its 1/10 second hand which completes one revolution of the counter every second, this chronograph is not just a pleasure to look at, it is also one of the best value watches on the market, with accomplished finishes to honour the prestigious club.
Manchester, 8th February 2017 – Manchester United is off to a strong start this year with its official timekeeper, TAG Heuer. The watch manufactured is proud to unveil the first watches in the colours of the world’s most famous football club today, alongside the players at Old Trafford.
Meet the new TAG Heuer Formula 1 Chronograph. Made from steel covered in black PVD, this quartz chronograph inspired by football features a notched, black titanium carbide bezel with a tachymeter scale. The hour and minute hands and the baton indices are made from black gold with white Superluminova™ for optimal readability. The Arabic numeral 12, in red lacquer and located at 12 o’clock, contrasts with the opaline black dial, echoing the colours of Manchester United. In striking white, the TAG Heuer logo at 12 o’clock and Manchester United logo positioned on the counter at 6 o’clock stand out particularly clearly. The date, meanwhile, is positioned at 4 o’clock on a white disc. The screw-down case is engraved with the Manchester United logo. Finally, the biinjection rubber strap also references the English club’s colours, black and red. Thanks to the 1/10 second hand, which completes one revolution of the counter positioned at 6 o’clock every second, this chronograph is not just a pleasure to look at, it is also one of the best value watches on the market, with accomplished finishes to honour that most prestigious of clubs, Manchester United. It will certainly delight the 659 million Manchester United supporters worldwide, and meet their high demand.
Reference CAZ101J.FT8027 (black dial, bi-injection rubber strap)
Movement Ronda 5040D – Quartz Chronograph – Date
Case Diameter 43 mm in brushed steel with black PVD coating
Fixed, notched steel bezel covered in black titanium carbide, with a black brushed and numbered tachometer scale,
sapphire crystal and ‘Easy Grip’ screw-down steel crown covered in black titanium carbide. Black brushed PVD crown
Steel push-pieces with black PVD coating, covered in titanium carbide.
Brushed steel screw-on case back engraved with the Manchester United logo
Dial Opaline black dial
– Chronograph 1/10 second counter and hour counter at 6 o’clock with white Manchester United logo
– Chronograph minute counter at 9 o’clock
– Small second counter at 3 o’clock
Curved, polished, and hand-applied indices in black gold, with white SuperLuminova ™
Number “12” applied at 12 o’clock in red lacquer.
Hour and minute hands in black gold, polished with white SuperLuminova ™
Red chronograph counter hands and red small seconds hand
“TAG Heuer” logo at 12 o’clock and Date aperture at 4 o’clock
Water-resistance 200 metres
Strap Bi-injected black and red rubber with steel pin buckle