You know Baselworld 2009 is here when you see something like this! That’s right… Lewis Hamilton versus Steve McQueen.. your eyes are not deceiving you. The best part? If your guess wins you get some fabulous prizes including TAG Heuer luxury watches. .
We love this watch! It add a very traditional spin to a masculine TAG Heuer watch. The TAG Heuer Link Calibre 5 Men’s Watch has some features that cannot be denied.
The first is the amazing day window at the 12 o’clock marker that fully spells out and displays the day of the week. Underneath the day window is a TAG Heuer luxury watch Link logo right above the watch hands. Lastly, a date window sits right above the 6 o’clock marker.
A little history also says a lot about this watch. The TAG Heuer Link was created in 1987 and re-launched in 1999 and was a favorite of Ayrton Senna (above) in 1990. Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian race car driver and Formula One champion who was killed while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.
Other attributes of this TAG Heuer luxury watch include a stainless steel and 18k yellow gold case, transparent case back, screw down crown, polished stainless steel bezel, silver dial, gold tone luminous hand indicators and markers, scratch resistant sapphire crystal, two-tone brushed bracelet, automatic movement and 660 feet of water resistance.
TAG Heuer luxury watches famous ambassador, golfing legend Tiger Woods, has partnered with the luxury watch brand to provide a trip for two to play golf with Tiger Woods.
All prospective contestants have to do is go to a TAG Heuer Retailer and complete a valid entry form and drop it into the ballot box sometime during March 1st and April 30th. There are three prizes available: Grand Prizes
Two winners, each Grand Prize wins:
A winner and one guest to play two holes of golf with Tiger Woods.
Round-trip air transportation
Two nights hotel accommodations
Local ground transportation to/from airport/hotel/golf course
A TAG Heuer timepiece.
Two winners, each First Prize wins:
Winner and one guest to attend a weekend golf school
Two nights’ hotel accommodations
Local ground transportation to/from hotel/golf course
A TAG Heuer timepiece.
Ten winners, each Second Prize wins:
A set of Nike golf clubs and select TAG Heuer gear
It seems like its a tradition for TAG Heuer to release a TAG Heuer Monaco luxury watch during Baselworld. During Baselworld 2003 the TAG Heuer Sixty Nine Concept Watch was presented with a 1/1000th of a second chronograph endorsed by Steve McQueen. It also featured the digital face of the Microtimer.
Next, for Baselworld 2004 TAG Heuer released the TAG Heuer Monaco V4. This luxury watch included four barrels mounted in a V shape similar to motor racing engines.
This year for Baselworld 2009 the Monaco celebrates is 40th year anniversary and TAG Heuer will be releasing a new collection of Monaco’s with the TAG Heuer Calibre 12 automatic movement incorporated in to the original TAG Heuer Monaco design. The Monaco Classic Chronograph will include a dark blue alligator strap, silver and blue dial, red hands, and some cool animations incorporated in the dial.
Also, the TAG Heuer Monaco 1969 Original Re-Edition will be making it’s debut for the Monaco anniversary. TAG Heuer is republishing 1,000 of the original TAG Heuer Monaco watches signed by Jack Heuer and engraved by Steve McQueen.