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Agreed that we are seeing some great looking green and brown dials, in today's watches. [See photo below from Hodinkee]
But taking a Monaco re-edition, originally done in blue, and simply changing the blue to green, is a pitiful attempt at product development / design. Tastes may vary from one market to the next, but it is not surprising that TAG Heuer was unable to sell 100 of these, in Japan or anywhere else in the world.
: Sincerely, no TH Monaco re-edition has ever caught my eye, too far
: from the original: the lack of fluted pusher and especially of
: the 12-hr recorder has always made them non-starters for me.
: This is worse than most - it deserves to have sold little in my
: humble opinion.
: A green-dialled and ideally green PVD coated watch I'd be really
: keen on would be a 3-hand diver as we had in the original 1000
: series in the Eighties. And of course the green PVD Autavia -
: now that an Autavia is back in the line-up, this may not be such
: a far fetched idea, considering also how much better PVD
: technology has got since those early years. But we'd be talking
: olive green, not this forest green.