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Tag Heuer Caliber 8

TAG Heuer Calibre 8

Tag Heuer Caliber 8

BrandTAG Heuer
Caliber Number8
Base CaliberETA 2892-A2 or Soprod A10 (w/ module)
Movement TypeAutomatic
In-House?
No
Lignes
11.5”’
Diameter
26.2mm
Jewels21
Power Reserve42 hours
Vibrations Per Hour28,800 bph (4Hz)
Lift Angle
51 degrees
Hacking Seconds?
Yes
Hand-Winding?
Yes
Quickset Date?
Yes
Hand Count
4
FunctionsCentral hours; central minutes; central sweeping seconds; big double digit date (aka grande date) at 12:00, second time zone GMT subdial at 6:00
Special Finishing
Côtes de Genève on the rotor
Country of ManufactureSwitzerland, Swiss made
Known ModelsTAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 8 (Add your watch in the comments below…)

The TAG Heuer Calibre 8 is a Swiss made automatic movement based on an ETA caliber 2892-A2 with a Soprod TT651 module for the grande date and dual time subdial. This is movement is a certified chronometer (by COSC). Most, but not all of the cal. 8 movements feature Côtes de Genève decorating on the rotor, which is also engraved with TAG Heuer / Calibre 8 / Swiss Made.

In TAG’s own words:

“All TAG Heuer automatic movements are made in Switzerland and must meet extremely strict criteria for precision before they make it onto your wrist. Their high frequency ensures excellent mechanical precision. A number of TAG Heuer automatic movements are awarded an Official Swiss Chronometer Control (C.O.S.C.) Certificate, the ultimate recognition of precision and reliability.”

Discontinued Caliber:

At the time of this post, the official TAG Heuer website no longer has any watches with the Calibre 8 listed in their online catalog. Watches such as this Carrera (ref: MM0309 / WAR5010.BA0723) are listed as discontinued. You may still be able to find new old stock timepieces from ADs or you could certainly find pre-owned watches with this movement.


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