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And what a dial: a throwback reverse panda in black with silver snailed subdials, and the date at 12? The whole thing is God-tier in my book. Despite Swiss movement replica TAG Heuer‘s striking appearance, no detail seems forced, not even the aged lume or the perforated black leather strap. It’s a time machine from an alternate universe.