[July 24, 2019, Shanghai] Swiss pioneer watch brand TAG Heuer TAG Heuer officially released the Carrera series during the pre-season tour of Manchester United in Shanghai. Commemorating Manchester United’s 20th anniversary of the historic Triple Crown in the 1998/99 season. In the same year, Manchester United not only won the Premier League and the FA Cup in the same season but also won the UEFA Champions League, a major event in Europe. Gui, successfully crowned the “three crowns” glory. As a member of the legendary team that won the Triple Crown, and one of Manchester United’s most outstanding players, Denis Irwin and the current Manchester United first-team player Tahith Chong, Victor · Victor Lindelof and Aaron Wan-Bissaka presented this new commemorative watch.
At the same time, TAG Heuer and Manchester United jointly announced the continuation of the partnership. TAG Heuer has been the official timekeeper of this legendary football club since 2016, and this renewal means that the Swiss pioneer watch manufacturer will continue to help Manchester United.
Minna Philipson, vice president of brand communication at TAG Heuer, said: “Tiger TAG Heuer has always maintained a deep relationship with the sports industry and is committed to improving performance through innovative timing technology. Today, we are very excited to continue this vision and continue with Manchester United. The relationship between TAG Heuer and Manchester United has the same passion, and the pursuit of commitment and absolute precision, the cooperation between the two sides can be described as a natural fit. 20 years ago, Manchester United’s realization of the ‘Triple Crown’ is a milestone glory moment, we also look forward to continuing my cooperation journey through the joint efforts of both teams.”
Limited to 99 pieces, tribute to the glory of the historic “Triple Crown”
This sporty watch features the brand-made Heuer 01 automatic movement with a black opal dial and the Manchester United logo on the 9 o’clock dial. The case is made of black PVD coated steel with a black ceramic bezel and a beige central seconds hand. The red leather-lined rubber strap is finished with black stitching, reflecting the bright red color of this famous English club. The same red design elements are also applied to the outer edge of the 60-second scale and the back of the Carrera series name and movement model. The transparent case back reveals the beauty of the mechanical rhythm of the in-house innovative movement. The sapphire crystal is printed with a shield logo and the beige “1999 – THE TREBLE – 20 YEARS” and “1 OF 99” lettering.
This limited-edition watch will only produce 99 pieces and will be available at TAG Heuer boutiques in China and the UK, as well as on China’s e-commerce platforms Jingdong Mall, Tmall Mall, and Manchester United’s official online platform.
Hollow calendar dial between 3 o’clock and 4 o’clock, black gold minute and hour counter, black gold hour markers, and hands, covered with black SuperLuminova® fluorescent coating and beige lacquer, beige lacquered central pointer
Red crocodile leather-lined rubber strap, titanium folding clasp