Born in 1969, they wrote the history of sports chronography and are today more beautiful than ever. Which one would you like on your wrist?
In recent years, watchmaking houses have understood the importance of their Heritage, giving life to re-editions that have delighted the palate of many of those enthusiasts who look with a certain nostalgia at the dials and proportions of timepieces born almost half a century ago. Among them, we have selected three sports watches that have written the history of chronograph, lo Zenith El Primero Revival, Omega Speedmaster Mark II CoAxial and TagHeuer MONACO Cal.11 .
Zenith El Primero Revival A384
The first watch with the El Primero high-frequency automatic chronograph, the A384, returns to its original form with the integrated steel ladder bracelet for the Revival series. The return of the first watch to be equipped with the El Primero caliber, the A384. It now features an accurate reproduction of the iconic Gay Frères bracelet, originally introduced in 1969 alongside the first El Primero models and made exclusively for Zenith. Price 8'300,00Euro
Omega Speedmaster Mark II CoAxial
The OMEGA Speedmaster is one of OMEGA's most iconic timepieces. Having participated in all six lunar missions, the legendary Speedmaster perfectly embodies the adventurous and pioneering spirit of the brand. The Speedmaster “Mark II” features a gray dial protected by scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. It features a small seconds counter at 9 o'clock, a 12-hour counter at 6 o'clock and a 30-minute counter at 3 o'clock, it is also equipped with central hour and minute hands and fluorescent orange chronograph seconds hands. A fluorescent orange ring with Super-LumiNova coating placed under the sapphire crystal illuminates the transparent tachymeter scale. The 42,40 mm stainless steel case is presented on a bracelet of the same material. This chronograph is powered by the exclusive OMEGA Co-Axial caliber 3330 and powered by the exclusive OMEGA Co-Axial caliber 3330. Price 5.400,00 Euro
TagHeuer MONACO Cal.11
Since its 1969 debut with the Heuer Monaco 1133B, the Monaco has enjoyed countless iterations from re-editions and limited series. The TAG Heuer Monaco Caliber 11 “McQueen” CAW211P stands out for its design elements, such as the large perpendicularly cut case and the beveled scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. The Monaco's bold look marked a complete break with classic watchmaking design. Its perfect waterproofness also proved to be revolutionary: a world first for a square case. But even more revolutionary is its heart, the Caliber 11, the first automatic chronograph with a micro-rotor. Price 5.800,00Euro.