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TAG Heuer Aquaracer Bamford Limited Edition (Ref. WAY208F.BF0638)

TAG Heuer introduced the new Aquaracer model, prepared in partnership with Bamford, one of the popular names of “custom” works.

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It seems that the partnerships between the designer names, which take the watch models away from their standard images and assume a brand new identity, and the watch brands have become indispensable elements of the industry. The latest example of partnerships regarding these collaborations comes from TAG Heuer and the UK-based Bamford Watch Department. The duo, who rolled up their sleeves for the Monaco Chronograph in 2018, shows up with a brand new Aquaracer now.

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The new model comes in a 43mm diameter Aquaracer style case made of Grade 2 titanium alloy with micro-sandblasting. Accompanied with an orange triangle unidirectional 60-minute diver-type bezel, a titanium case back and, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with an anti-reflective coating as well as a TAG Heuer signed screw-down crown, the case is resistant to water pressure up to 300 meters.


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The dial of the model hosts a concentric pattern. The dial, which resembles a record with its black ground color, is accompanied by Super-LumiNOVA phosphor-filled applique markers and hands with black/orange details. TAG Heuer and Bamford logos are also featured on the dial with a date window at 3 o'clock.


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The new model beats with the Caliber 5 movement. Sellita SW-200 based automatic movement operates at a frequency of 4Hz (28.800vph) and offers up to 38 hours of power reserve when fully wound.


Limited to only 1500 pieces, the model comes with a micro-sandblasted Grade 2 titanium bracelet. The three-piece bracelet is secured by a folding clasp with integrated diver extension. The list price announced for the model that will be available as of December 2020 is CHF 3,800.


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