last year, in order to celebrate the 55th anniversary of its launch, fake tag heuer requested fans of its cherished chronographs to nominate which of the many variations of its famed autavia model which they hoped to see re animated. the reaction was surprising and overwhelming with one overall winner: a 1966 model named the "rindt" in recognition of f1 champion Jochen rindt's particular affection for the piece.
originally designed and created by Jack heuer in 1962, the autavia (a conflation of automobile and aviation referencing the chronograph's central role in split second timing in both spheres) was recognized firstly for being the first time a rotating bezel had been attached to a watch. but it became better famous for its perfect proportions, supremely legible display and its adoption by a host of well known racers: besides, rindt the autavia would go on to be worn by the likes of mario andretti, derek bell, clay regazzoni, gilles villeneuve and Jacky ickx.
naturally, the preferred wrist wear of racers became a major representative of the luxury sports chronograph a designation that accounts for a huge swath of the watch industry today. this fact is honored in a short film launched by the actor and racing driver and first time director patrick dempsey. to Jack is a 'visual poem' shot by two time oscar winner Janusz kaminski, dedicated to the art of timelessness.
the newest iteration requires more than just the hearts of tag heuer aficionados such as dempsey, boasting as it does an in house calibre, the 02, a self winding chronograph movement that runs at a 'high beat' 4hz for over 80 hours, which all grasp within a rather slim 6.9mm reference.
being a little larger than its forebears at 42mm, this all new autuavia is water resistant to 100 meters, and comes with either a distressed classical leather strap, or a sixties inspired "beads of rice" bracelet.
there are also many other aspects and significant features of the replica tag heuer watches, which has become one of the best and most popular branded watches in our life, if you are in need of a watch like this, surely, it is the best choice for you.
so, i have to say, it's good to go for another 55 years.