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2017 / 2018 TAG Heuer Monaco '50th Anniversary of Gulf Racing' - Special Edition (CAW211R)

  1. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 21, 2017

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    Wohooo you got it already? Looking forward to A LOT of photos :D congrats man!!
     
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  2. BPD

    BPD Sep 21, 2017

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    Hubert = Monaco King :thumbsup:
     
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  3. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 21, 2017

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    Indeed! Lately I've been telling people the amazing story about the Monaco God named "Hubert" from this magical place called Calibre11 forums :eek:
     
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  4. Hubert

    Hubert Sep 21, 2017

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    Thanks guys! I want to post decent pictures, so I will do so tonight, once I get home and can use a proper camera and lighting. :D
     
  5. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Sep 21, 2017

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    Allow me to add to the confusion- I spoke to someone last week who "thought" that the watch would be released more widely in 2018. I'll try to get to the bottom of it.
     
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  6. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Sep 21, 2017

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    Congrats. Can't wait for more photos !
     
  7. archer911carrera

    archer911carrera Sep 21, 2017

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    Right, this arrived today.
     
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  8. Hubert

    Hubert Sep 21, 2017

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  9. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Sep 21, 2017

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    I really, really want to like this, but I just cannot get past the design faux-pas of the red hands and hour markers.

    Enjoy it though, for those of you who have bought.
     
  10. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Sep 21, 2017

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    Congrats Hubert & archer911carrera! It looks great!!! :thumbsup:

    I'm very relieved to see the Gulf logo is in white not light blue!

    My Gulf Grey says "hello"!

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  11. Hubert

    Hubert Sep 21, 2017

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    Many thanks! This is a great effort; I like it a lot. Makes me wish I had all past Gulf editions!
     
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  12. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Sep 22, 2017

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    What does the booklet look like?
     
  13. Hubert

    Hubert Sep 22, 2017

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    I already stored the box, but it had the same McQueen booklet (with his picture) introduced in the CAW211P. The rest was the typical TAG Heuer manual and new warranty card (latest versions with the new logo).
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  14. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 22, 2017

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    Awesome!!

    The sunburst blue part almost looks black in some photos, does it appear black irl?
     
  15. imagwai

    imagwai Sep 22, 2017

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    Congrats guys, the blue does look amazing.
     
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  16. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Sep 22, 2017

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    My gosh ! Such a beautiful watch !
     
  17. Hubert

    Hubert Sep 22, 2017

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    In low light yes, it looks blackish.
     
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  18. Gambba

    Gambba Sep 22, 2017

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    Congratulations Hubert et al that got them!

    My initial thought was wow. Finally a Heuer branded, gulf racing stripped, gulf logo'd Monaco!
    I am meant to be borrowing a Monaco from Tag Heuer soon to see how it fits me, and really all over the place in my thoughts as to if I try and get one of these. The red hands and markers do give me a bit of a "Why?" moment, but then what couloir could they have done them in realistically? Orange would have been lost, and white maybe too much....?
     
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  19. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Sep 22, 2017

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    Here is an idea.....

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  20. imagwai

    imagwai Sep 22, 2017

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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I much prefer the red hands to orange.
     
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