What has happened to the Tag Heuer Grand Carrera

  1. indyshepherd

    indyshepherd Sep 12, 2017

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    What has happened to the Grand Carrera brand?... I am unable to find the classic Grand Carrera Calibre 17 RS2 or Calibre 36 on the Tag Heuer Website.

    Thanks,
    indy
     
    Edited Sep 12, 2017
  2. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Sep 12, 2017

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    The GC range has been discontinued.
     
  3. elbeik

    elbeik Sep 13, 2017

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    You can still find some used, or new, on the bay or grey market dealers.
     
  4. MrJKLFoams

    MrJKLFoams Sep 13, 2017

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    Amen to that. Jcb said there shouldn't be a "GRAND" Carrera it should only be Carrera! Its like Porsche car then the company wanted a higher end Porsche car then they call it Grand Porsche which sounds stupid. Lol. Any how jcb wanted to separate tag heuer from zenith brand basically tag heuer for entry level then zenith then Hublot. Lucky to those who have them it's going to be a collectors item. ;)
     
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  5. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Sep 13, 2017

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    I wouldn't be so sure. Some of the GC designs were painful on the eyes and even the ones that weren't, were an acquired taste.
     
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  6. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Sep 13, 2017

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    I kinda like this one but yeah some of it are not for my eyes
     
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  7. MrJKLFoams

    MrJKLFoams Sep 13, 2017

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    This is my first choice as my high end carrera. I like this so much but when I saw the cal36 flyback everything changed and ended getting the flyback instead. There's just something with the black racer flyback that got me.
     
  8. MrJKLFoams

    MrJKLFoams Sep 13, 2017

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    Agree. Need to find a right buyer. Saw couple of grand carrera cal36 same as the photo above (black/red combo) that AD actually sold recently even with some scratches in it.
     
  9. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 13, 2017

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    I like them but for some reason every time I see them pre-owned they always look battered. The leather straps are fragile as hell as well.
     
  10. automobilia42

    automobilia42 Sep 13, 2017

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    Would that be before or after Alec Monopoly put some paint on it? :D
     
  11. indyshepherd

    indyshepherd Sep 13, 2017

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    That's the worry, I guess, is that you never truly know if you are getting an authentic watch, if there are no longer any authorized retailers for the GC. The one I always had my eyes on is the Calibre 17 RS2
     
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  12. imagwai

    imagwai Sep 13, 2017

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    The fakes of these can usually be spotted quite easily. IF you've handled a real Tag or know what to look for.
     
  13. elbeik

    elbeik Sep 13, 2017

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    You can always ask here, before making a purchase.
     
  14. abrod520

    abrod520 Sep 13, 2017

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    They returned the design plans to the people selling fake watches on the street