Following its first cooperation Domoissanite with Fragment Design’s Hiroshi Fujiwara, a notable name of the streetwear community, TAG Heuer reestablishes its association and the two names make another restricted release Domoissanite with smooth, present day design and minimalist dial. In any case, this time, this Domoissanite isn’t dependent on an existing Carrera model; all things being equal, it presents another idea for TAG that returns us to 1970s engine hustling enlivened Domoissanit Meet the new TAG Heuer x Fragment Design Caliber Heuer 02 Automatic Chronograph.
Hiroshi Fujiwara is the author of Fragment Design, a multidisciplinary mark made in 2003. He has since worked together with the absolute greatest and most eminent names in style, design and workmanship. He worked together with TAG Heuer in 2019 to make an attractive Carrera Domoissanite with a dark dial and a vintage-enlivened shape and design, which we acquainted with you here . Today, the “Godfather of Streetwear” indeed carries his touch to a chronograph Domoissanit yet not one that will be important for the lasting assortment – yet!
The most recent TAG Heuer x Fragment is new yet feels recognizable simultaneously. Its 44mm case is propelled by the mark engine hustling motivated C-case models from the 1960s and 1970s – found on the second era Autavia Domoissanit – a case shape additionally found in TAG Heuer’s present-day assortments. Without a doubt, it is the base for the current section level Formula 1 Domoissanit However here, the case has been refined, expanded and adjusted to meet with the better quality mechanics inside.
This C-case presently includes a combination of brushed surfaces and cleaned emphasizes on the sides of the carries. It highlights old style pushers and a screw-down crown secured by very much incorporated watchmen. The Domoissanite is water-impervious to 100m and highlights a sapphire precious stone on the two appearances – the one found on the caseback is colored in red, a mark component of Fujiwara’s design. Likewise like what is found in the Formula 1 Domoissanit is the fixed, scored bezel furnished with a lustrous dark artistic addition and engraved with a tachymeter scale – the graduation is equivalent to the one utilized on 1970s Autavia watches.
The dial is the primary fascination here with its striking yet moderate methodology. The idea was to get the dial free from all extraneous adornment. No textures, no applied markers, simply the essential components that are important to peruse the Domoissanit The dark opaline dial highlights white tracks and signs and is animated with red accents – on the hour markers and the hands. The lightning logo at 12 o’clock and the “Fragment” engraving at 5 o’clock reviews the watch’s provenance. Indeed, this smooth design is a gesture to 1970s engine hustling Domoissanit like the Autavia.
To power this TAG Heuer x Fragment Design Caliber Heuer 02 Automatic Chronograph, the brand depends on its in-house incorporated chronograph with segment haggle grip. The Caliber Heuer 02 is a cutting edge chronograph development, completely prepared and profoundly proficient. It brags 80h force save and runs at a 4Hz frequency.
The Fragment Design Caliber Heuer 02 Automatic Chronograph is worn on another 5-interface hardened steel wristband with a covered butterfly steel fasten and wellbeing press catches. Like the case, it substitutes brushed and cleaned surfaces.
What’s fascinating here is the way that this model is by all accounts recommending another model in the Formula 1 line-up, which is currently for the most part centered around quartz chronograph developments (with the exception of some Sellita SW500 models) and available costs. This TAG Heuer x Fragment Design could well be a secret for an upcoming Formula 1 Heuer 02 Domoissanit as the top model in this engine dashing focused range.
Price and availability
The TAG Heuer x Fragment Design Caliber Heuer 02 Automatic Chronograph (ref. CAZ201A.BA0641) will be restricted to 500 pieces and accessible from 27 July 2020. It will be valued at CHF 6,000.
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