Make every second count. This new Tag Heuer Aquaracer 500m Calibre 72 replica watches model colours in those crucial minutes till the race starts, using the Countdown function to display 5, 10 or 15 minutes before the starting line. Skeleton hour and minute hands make the Countdown windows readable in the blink of an eye. The Aquaracer 500M Calibre 72 Countdown chronograph, displaying time in colour to help you win. The ultimate sailing timepiece.
While some have bemoaned the smaller size of the Aquaracer 500m watch (41mm down from 43mm), both chronograph models clock in at 43mm, making them only marginally smaller than the out-going model (44mm). There is no getting around that this is a hefty watch, a feeling accentuated by the thick case.If you prefer your watches more moderately sized, then it’s best to look at a different model in the Aquaracer range.
TAG Heuer Aquaracer Calibre 72 peaking of the case, it’s finished in an attractive combination of brushed and polished steel, with distinctive rubber “over-moldings” on the crown and pushers. TAG Heuer has expanded the use of ceramic bezels across several models in the range, including the Carrera, Aquaracer and Formula 1. The reason is simple: Ceramic is 4 X harder than steel and so less prone to scratching and colour fading over time.
Functions & features
Water resistant to 500m : a proof of ultimate resistance ensured by rigorous manufacturing standards and strict testing.Luminescent hands and indexes are hand-applied and provide excellent visibility in the dark or underwater.Running second at 9Dial with horizontal streak effect Automatic helium valve at 10Diamond shaped hands Unidirectional turning ceramic bezel:Skeleton hour and minute handsHour and minute hands with luminescent markersChronograph minutes counter at 3Hand-applied indexesAngled date window at 12 o'clock with a magnifying lens
Balance frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz).Power reserve: about 40 hours
Hours – minutes – small seconds at 3. Chronograph minutes at 9. Chronograph hour counter at 6*.Chronograph central second. Minutes countdown disc at 12. Date window.
Fine-brushed oscillating mass with « TAG Heuer – Calibre 72 – Swiss Made » engraving.