TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02 Fragment by Fujiwara

  1. THJunkie

    THJunkie Dec 4, 2018

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    I received my email in UK yesterday too. And at the time watch was available to buy online. US website says temp out of stock.
     
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  2. Hubert

    Hubert Dec 4, 2018

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    Maybe the US might receive another allocation at a later date.
     
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    Hubert Dec 4, 2018

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  4. Hubert

    Hubert Dec 4, 2018

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    An unboxing video
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    Hubert Dec 8, 2018

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    Hubert Dec 8, 2018

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    Hubert Dec 8, 2018

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    Hubert Dec 8, 2018

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  9. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Dec 8, 2018

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    Classic style Heuer Carrera with in house movement is definitely the dream :whistling:
     
  10. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Dec 12, 2018

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    Mine arrived last night and so far, so good. A few notes:
    - First thing that I did was remove the cuff. That's quite easy to do once you have taken off the strap (only one end needs to be removed)
    - The leather strap has a high-shine patent leather style finish...I'm not sure on this one. I'm not a fan of pin buckles either, so I am looking to get a Telemeter strap and deployant ASAP
    - For me, the size is perfect..wouldn't change it by a mm.
    - The glassbox case looks great on this design..I think that the dial makes a big difference compared to the Telemeter. On the Calibre 18 Telemeter, the dial has a slight "pie pan" finish, meaning that the edges fold away. Here the dial is "edge to edge" and flat, making it look just that little bit bigger

    Overall, I am really, really happy with this one. A beautiful looking watch and nice and light on the wrist. A couple of quick shots below

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  11. Ara

    Ara Dec 12, 2018

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    Best pictures I've seen yet. I love it.

    I hope they add a non LE version to the heritage line. This is a winner in my book.
     
  12. imagwai

    imagwai Dec 12, 2018

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    Nice one. I do like this one a lot, just not enough to drop the amount they're asking. I also hope for a sensibly-priced, non-LE version in due course. You're doing the right thing changing the strap for the rally and deployant. I agree with you about the dial - it doesn't look as cramped as the Calibre 18 offerings. Only complaint being that it looks like there's quite a thick "milky ring" made by the glassbox crystal?
     
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  13. Hubert

    Hubert Dec 12, 2018

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    Congrats David! I should be getting mine in a few days. I still think there is plenty of room for improvement, from the layout / proportions of the dial, to the case.
     
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  14. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Dec 12, 2018

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    Yes, the glassbox crystal is the same as the Skipper/ Telemeter. I really like the glassbox because it reminds me of the slightly domes crystals of the vintage Carreras. These would always slightly "warp" visibility around the edges of the crystal, which I kind of like..but I get that if you are used to flat crystals it does look odd.
     
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  15. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Dec 12, 2018

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    I would definitely prefer applied markers...I just think they had no room given the size constraints of the Heuer 02 movement and therefore the dial layout
     
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  16. TonyStark

    TonyStark Dec 12, 2018

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    I felt it was more to do with the fragment logo?

    SURELY scope for the next tag x cal11 LE here.... show em how its done
     
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  17. TonyStark

    TonyStark Dec 12, 2018

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    I also like this but not at the price and not with the strap options presented.

    Bring on the Sensibly priced, C11 LE????
     
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  18. TonyStark

    TonyStark Dec 12, 2018

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    (2447snd would be the Tony stark LE) :thumbsup::thumbsup:

    With a gf. bracelet!
     
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  19. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Dec 12, 2018

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    Would be nice...but what I can tell you for sure is that if there was a C11 LE with the same design and movement, then the price would also be the same (the Siffert Autavia was pegged on the price of the Jack Heuer 85). Not sure I'd be as confident about moving 100X $8k TAG Heuers as I was about 100X $6k TAG Heuers...
     
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  20. TonyStark

    TonyStark Dec 12, 2018

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    Fair one. I do suspect there is a price premium attached to the fragment collaboration however. So perhaps that isnt the price to peg to...

    My idea of the gf. bracelet would push the price up I'm sure as the lug width is less so I guess that's need bespoke mods to endlinks etc.