We are almost twelve months into it but no you can’t yet escape the green theme. We’ve covered some multi-coloured releases recently, but I still think that it will run until the end of 2021.
Meet the new TAG Heuer Monaco Green Dial Limited Edition, marking this year’s Grand Prix de Monaco Historique for which TAG Heuer is the official sponsor.
This time, the dial is a sunray-brushed green going from a lighter green in the centre radiating to a darker shade at the dial’s edge. Why green? Well TAG say that it is a nod to the covered portion of the Grand Prix’s track.
Functionally, it’s all familiar – hours, minutes, sub-seconds, date, and a chronograph with a central chronograph seconds hand. The minute and hour chronograph counters at 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock respectively are both in a contrasting black. The hour and minute hands and the applied indices are all rhodium-plated and have Super-LumiNova.
Flipping over, the movement is the automatic TAG Heuer Calibre 02 which beats at 28,800 VPH and has a power reserve of 80 hours. Along with a black skeletonised rotor it has a vertical clutch and column wheel in green and the engraving on the rotor is green.
The stainless steel case is 39mm with a mix of polished and brushed finishing, and is water resistant to 100m. It comes on a black alligator strap with a folding clasp.
Amongst the legions of Monaco fans there are guaranteed to be some people who have a particular liking for the colour green and who may also follow the Grand Prix. This one’s for them. The TAG Heuer Monaco Green Dial automatic chronograph is available in a limited edition of 500 pieces and has an RRP of AUD 9,650.
[Photo credit: TAG Heuer]