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Tag Heuer Monaco LS Watch

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Once upon a time on the Le Mans circuit, Steve McQueen was at the wheel of his Porsche 917. On his wrist the MONACO – an automatic, square, blue chronograph that suddenly caused mayhem in the orderly world of the small, round, white timepiece… A stone had been thrown into the watchmaking pond that is still making waves 40 years later. That beautiful stranger, which met with such enormous and lasting success and became an icon, deserved an offspring worthy of the same degree of popularity. Now TAG Heuer is launching the MONACO LS Chronograph Calibre 12 so that the legendary collection can have a fresh opportunity to reveal its DNA.


  • TAG Heuer Calibre 12 Automatic Chronograph based on a Dubois Depraz 2008
  • The Linear System displays the current second in a linear second window at 3 o’clock The Chronograph minutes are displayed at 9 o’clock and chronograph hours at 6 o’clock Date at 12 o’clock



  • Black dial with technical fine brushed bridges inspired by the MONACO Calibre 360 concept chronograph
  • Faceted, polished and fine-brushed minute and hour hands with luminescent markers
  • Hand-applied and faceted indexes with luminescent markers
  • Rhodium second hand with a touch of red
  • “MONACO LS” + “CALIBRE 12” + “Automatic Chronograph” + “SWISS MADE” lettering
  • Monochrome TAG Heuer logo
  • Angled date window at 12 o’clock, with black disk



  • Case diameter: 40.5mm inspired by the V4 case design
  • Curved sapphire crystal glass
  • Polished and fine brushed stainless steel case
  • Polished and fine-brushed steel push-buttons
  • “MONACO LS” and “Linear System” lettering engraved on the case back
  • Water resistance: 100 meters



  • On black alligator strap : folding buckle with safety pushbuttons and TAG Heuer logo applied
  • On steel bracelet: folding buckle with a micro adjustment cutting wheel

Written by youngmanmaster

October 11, 2009 at 11:21 am

Posted in Fashion

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