The original TAG Heuer 1000 Night Diver – so called because of its full lume dial – was a massive hit for the brand in the late 1980s, helping it to recover from the crippling effects of Quartz Crisis and even earning some serious screen time on the wrist of Timothy Dalton’s James Bond in The Living Daylights.
While the original watch was mid-sized at 37mm and mostly sold with a quartz movement, the new TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300 Night Diver uses a 43mm black DLC sandblasted steel case and a Calibre 5 Automatic movement.
The watch also features a black ceramic unidirectional rotating bezel with a 60-minute diving scale, sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective treatment and a black DLC steel screw-down crown helping it achieve a 300m water resistance rating.
The Night Diver’s dial is fully coated with white Super-LumiNova, which is also used on the hands and hour markers at the cardinal points, while the remaining octagonal markers are finished with black lacquer. A colour-matched date window sits at the six o’clock underneath a cyclops magnifying lens and the watch is supplied on a black rubber strap with a black DLC steel folding clasp with fine adjustment system.
The Aquaracer Professional 300 Night Diver is available now via TAG Heuer, priced £2,750 or $3,350 USD.
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