TAG Heuer Carrera original watch movement Calibre 16 – 25 Jewels.
The TAG Heuer Calibre 16 automatic movement is based on the automatic chronograph ETA/Valjoux 7750 and it has a lever escapement, 25 jewels, mono-metallic balance, 28,800 BPH, Incabloc shock absorber. This is the one of the most popular chronograph movement the Swiss watch industry has on offer, with a unidirectional winder and a click spring construction, and you can find it in many other Swiss watches.
The key distinguishing features of the 7750 family are as follows:
Sub-dials at 6:00, 9:00, and 12:00 for chronograph hours, running seconds, and 30 minute chronograph counter, respectively
Conventional integrated center-mounted unidirectional automatic winding
Cam-controlled chronograph functions
Simple three-plate brass base:
– Calendar plate with modular components
– Main plate with off-center center wheel, hacking lever, and simple bent-spring ratchet
– Top plate with additional winding bridge
Etachron regulator and balance spring stud
The movement has overlapping circular patterns “œil-de-perdrix” finishing, the oscillating weight is decorated with “Cotes de Geneve” stripes and is engraved TAG Heuer | Calibre 16 | SWISS MADE. The movement is marked 25 JEWELS | TWENTY-FIVE | SWISS, 7750 and the ETA logo.
The dial layout is the standard 7750 Valjoux layout with small seconds at 9:00, chronograph seconds by central watch hand, 30 minutes at 12:00 and 12 hours at 6:00. The date opening is at 3:00, with black numbers on a white disc. This is an original day/date layout movement.
The movement works well and is keeping a pretty accurate time. As for any other vintage or unused movement, a basic revision is recommended.
The article is sold as is – any other parts that are not mentioned in the description or shown in the photos are not included with this movement.
All the movements in our offers are original service or replacement parts meant to be used by professionals for watch servicing. The movements are handled and stored in different boxes or containers, operations that may affect their accuracy. These movements are supposed to be cleaned, oiled, timed or adjusted by a professional before fully corresponding to the manufacturer specifications.