It's no wonder that 1969 was a good year for chronographs. In 1969, a chronograph was sent to the moon. In that year, the first automatic movement chronograph was announced. It is still debatable which brand or consortium made the first announcement. We can, however, say that the other iconic chronograph of 1969 is the square chronograph, which we call the Monaco.
Monaco was the first square-shaped, angular wristwatch. The case was designed to be water-resistant, and it also housed the new revolutionary self-winding Calibre 11, which was a first. Tag Heuer Aquaracer 500M Replica was what Heuer called it (TAG wasn't yet a part of their name). However, some may know it as Chronomatic which is the self-winding watch that was created by the consortium consisting of Breitling Buren Hamilton Heuer Dubois Depraz.
The Monaco gained its most prestigious claim to fame when racing driver Jo Siffert wore the watch. Later, Steve McQueen, the King of Cool, wore the watch in the film Le Mans.
Tag Heuer Aquaracer 500m Replica announced they would produce five Monaco watches to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this horological legend. These will be released over the course the year.Patek Philippe Replica Watches The first of the five watches will be unveiled at Monaco this weekend, with the Monaco Forumla 1 Grand Prix as a fitting backdrop.
The watch is called the Monaco 1969-1979 Limited Edition and comes in a classic Monaco case made of stainless steel. It has a dial decorated with vertical Cotes de Geneve. All five pieces are inspired by the colors of the 1970s. The subdials are finished in sunray black gold with yellow and brown accents.
The Tag Heuer Aquaracer 500m Replica Automatic Calibre 11 is used in the timepiece. It has 40 hours of power and can perform the functions of date, chronograph, and time.