TAG HEUER The Super-Professional Diver 1000m “Deep Dive” 980.023L

Item Number: HEUER008

$1,412.16 AUD

タグ・ホイヤー社になった直後の1986年に登場したプロフェッショナル仕様のダイバーウォッチ。

ダイアルはタグ・ホイヤー銘ですが、リューズはホイヤーロゴとなっています。

1000m仕様の大きめで厚みのあるケース、回転ベゼル、マットダイアルに大きめのドットインデックス、ロリポップハンドの良い1本。

Brand: TAG HEUER
Model: The Super-Professional Diver 1000m “Deep Dive”
Ref: 980.023L
Year: Late 1980s
Movement: Quartz
Case: 42mm
Material: Stainless Steel
Strap: 20mm
Includes: Original Metal Bracelet

【Description】

タグ社とホイヤー社が合併した後の1986年に登場したプロフェッショナル仕様のダイバーウォッチ。

1000シリーズ/2000シリーズの通常モデルは200mですが、こちらは1000m仕様となっており海外ではDeep Diveと呼ばれています。

同じデザインでタグ・ホイヤー銘とホイヤー銘の2種類があり、ダイアルのロゴと裏蓋の刻印、リューズのマークなどが微妙に異なります。

合併直後に生産されたものは新たなロゴの部品と旧ロゴの部品が混ざったものがあり、この個体はダイアルにはタグ・ホイヤーロゴ、リューズにはホイヤー時代のロゴが入っています。

1000m仕様のため、デカ厚という感じのケースでリューズも4時位置にあり全体的にはスッキリとした印象。

全体的なデザインはSEIKOのTURTLEに非常に良く似ています。横から見るとラグ部分が腕に向かって曲がっているのでSEIKOよりもこちらの方がより亀っぽい見た目です。

マットのブラックダイアルに大きなドットのダイアルはダイバーウォッチらしいデザイン。

短針はメルセデス・ベンツのマークに似ているメルセデスハンド(日本ではベンツ針と呼ばれることが多いです)、
秒針はロリポップキャンディのような見た目からロリポップハンドと呼ばれ、中々珍しい組み合わせです。

【Warranty】

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OH後、6ヶ月保証となります。

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分解、点検、部品洗浄・交換、組み立て、注油、精度調整、最終検査


【Description】

This model was considered a top of the line tool watch by TAG Heuer, the catalogue describing it as…
“Super water-resistant – Model from the top of the TAG-Heuer’s range of professional diving watches. Water-resistance 1000 M (3300 ft), Quartz, date, stainless steel case, screw-in crown, uni-directional turning bezel 0-60 minute with ratchet. Mineral glass. Available with steel bracelet or rubber strap. Special: 1000m/quartz. Perfect perception of time to 1000m in depth” (Quoted)

Overall excellent condition with an only slight mark on crystal.
The case has not been polished, original condition.
Comes with original metal bracelet, not polished as well.

【Warranty】

The watch would be completely serviced by our watchmaker after your order.
It takes about 4 weeks to complete. Comes with 6 months warranty.

[Payment Method]
1. Credit Card (Visa/Master/Amex)
2 Wire/Bank Transfer
*We have U.S bank account and European bank account. So you don't need to transfer internationaly.

[Delivery]
Shipped via FedEx International Priority.
Normally,Item will be shipped in 1-2 working days after payment received.

Tracking number will be provided, and insurance will cover if the item is damaged or missing in the shipping process.

[Custom Duty]
International buyer has a responsibility to pay import duties, taxes or charges. (ex VAT/GST)

We do not accept to declare lower value on shipping label or invoice.We will declare full value of them.

If you would like to know how much it will be, please check approximate cost below.
Import Duty Calculator - SimplyDuty

These costs normally collected by courier when you pick up item or after your receive.

[Return]
We accept return in the case of shipping mistake or item defect in 14 days after your receive.

  1. Can I check the actual item at the store?
    -Yes, You can check it at the store.

  2. Can I ask reserve the watch?
    -No, we do not reserve a watch until payment completed because we also sell our products on online store.

  3. Can you adjust my bracelet? 
    -Yes,If you indicate your approximate arm circumference when you place an order, we will adjust it and send it to you.
    (*Riveted bracelets and Folded bracelets need to be adjusted by our watchmaker, so please allow a little time for this.)

  4. How long does it take for "delivery after service"?
    -Please allow approximately 1month to 1.5 months from the time of order.
    (*It may take a little longer depending on the schedule of the wacthmaker and the number of customers.)

  5. Is there a payment deadline? (Bank transfer)
    -If we cannot confirm your payment within 2 days of your order, we will cancel your order.

  6. Can I order by cash on delivery?
    -No, we do not accept cash on delivery.
  7. Do you accept installment payments or BNPL(Buy Now Pay Later)?
    -No, We do not support installment payments or BNPL.
  8. Do you ship internationally?
    -Yes, we ship via FedEx International Priority.
    (*Customs duties and import taxes are the responsibility of the customer, so please pay them upon or before receiving the package.)
About Service
Service(Overhaul) is the process of disassembling a mechanical product down to its component parts, cleaning, and reassembling it to bring it back to the state of performance when it was new.

The overhaul procedure is roughly explained as follows
Separate the case and movement.
Disassemble the movement
Inspect each part for wear and tear and perform a preliminary cleaning.
Cleaning by a special machine
Lubrication and assembly
6. Water-resistance inspection (water-resistance function guaranteed)
7. Adjustment and running test
This is the process of the watchmaking process.

Some movements consist of several hundred parts, which are disassembled piece by piece, inspected, cleaned, and reassembled in an extremely precise process.

Without overhaul, just like a car, the oil deteriorates and the risk of wear and tear on the parts increases, causing a loss of precision or, in serious cases, the inability to run.

We recommend an overhaul every two to three years to ensure economical and long-lasting use of your watch.


About new finishing (polishing)

Vintage watches have been used for decades, and even the stainless steel used in many watches has become rounded at the corners, or has many small scratches on the surface that should be beautiful with a mirror finish.

At Albitro, we believe that our watches should be purchased in beautiful condition and used for a long time, so we sell them with a new finish.

Especially for dress watches with gold cases, we finish them to bring out the best of the precious metal case.

The watches sold at Albitro that have been newly finished are photographed in very high resolution, so you can see the edges are sharp and the mirror finish reflects the light.

Some cases and bracelets have a mixture of mirror and hairline finishes, but not many craftsmen are able to distinguish between them and finish them at a high level.

The "thinning of the case" is another area that is highly dependent on the skill of the craftsman. A watch with skinny lugs is far from its original design, and its appearance is unbalanced.

It is a very meticulous process to reduce the thinness of the case as much as possible while eliminating scratches and dents to bring the watch closer to its original finish.

Of course, in some cases, it is better to leave the watch in its original condition as it is, as it is the history of the watch and the original condition is important.

We look at each watch individually and decide whether it is best to finish it before selling it.

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