Tissot Heritage 1973 Chronograph

Post Reply
User avatar
Racer-X (Online)
Senior Member & WIS
Posts: 6068
Joined: June 11th 2011, 10:00pm
Contact:

Tissot Heritage 1973 Chronograph

Post by Racer-X » March 11th 2019, 2:24pm

"Today, Tissot surprised us by introducing a new mechanical chronograph. The Tissot Heritage 1973, where the number refers to the year when they first got involved in car racing.

Before 1973, Tissot had played a role already in car racing, by being on the wrist of Swiss driver Harry Zweifel in 1957. Later on, Tissot started to design and produce watches that were inspired by racing, most famous is their PR 516 model.

However, in 1973 Tissot really got involved by sponsoring Alpine in the Monte-Carlo rally. Thanks to the Berlinettes, Alpine (and thus Tissot) took all three podium positions and 5 of the first 6 positions were actually by them as well. Alpine also won the World Rally competition of that year, with Tissot prominently as a sponsor. From then on, Tissot sponsored the Team Renault Alpine in both 24-hours of Le Mans and in Formula 1."


https://www.fratellowatches.com/new-tissot-heritage-1973-chronograph/
User avatar
MKTheVintageBloke
Master of Time
Posts: 2869
Joined: December 7th 2016, 2:47pm
Facebook ID: 0
Contact:

Re: Tissot Heritage 1973 Chronograph

Post by MKTheVintageBloke » March 11th 2019, 5:34pm

I like it. Just a good-looking chrono, as 1970s as it gets.
The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.
H.P. Lovecraft

I'd send them all an animated gif of Ron Jeremy sucking his own cock.
Conjurer, of people asking about their Doxas
User avatar
TemerityB
ASSHAT
Posts: 15928
Joined: June 12th 2010, 10:00pm
Facebook ID: 0
Location: New York City
Contact:

Re: Tissot Heritage 1973 Chronograph

Post by TemerityB » April 16th 2019, 7:35am

Yeah, that's a bit of all right. A timeless design.
Last edited by TemerityB on April 16th 2019, 7:54am, edited 1 time in total.
WatchGeeks will go down in watch forum history as the worst watch related site that existed. Trolls, threats, bannings, and owners and sponsors talking out of their collective asses to fleece people out of hard earned money. - Koimaster
Post Reply

Return to “Tissot”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest