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No longer in production, I consider the Kirium a TAG Heuer icon. It absolutely has the TAG Heuer spirit of the 90s, elevating the company's "Professional 200m Divers" to a new era in design.

It was the very first TAG HEUER that caught my attention to the brand back in the 90s, and it happened to be the model that I added last to my collection. (Last Week :))

If you own a Kirium, or simply enjoy this iconic model, welcome to the new Watchuseek's Official TAG HEUER KIRIUM CLUB b-)

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Love this model, though would hate to have to pay for a new movement if required as these are no cheap quartz.
I made a quite extensive research before buying my Kirium F1, and I didn't find a single owner who had a this movement going bad. And, if it ever occurs, it is still the same movement used by TAG Heuer on their Aquaracer digital version, and many other watch brands. So it should not be any hard to source this movement... I love the way the digital is so discrete and "floating" on it.
 

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Have the same F1. Love it and wore it extensively when first purchased (pre owned, but wore/performed like new). Still gets plenty of wrist time. Would love to someday acquire an auto chrono, or the WL5111 auto chronometer. Would also love to try out the original rubber strap on my F1, seems to give it a whole new look.
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Sometimes changing a bracelet / band my make you feel like you're wearing a whole new watch... I really like the Kirium range. The F1 version is quite something !



Have the same F1. Love it and wore it extensively when first purchased (pre owned, but wore/performed like new). Still gets plenty of wrist time. Would love to someday acquire an auto chrono, or the WL5111 auto chronometer. Would also love to try out the original rubber strap on my F1, seems to give it a whole new look.
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After over a week owning and wearing the Kirium, my first impressions and feelings are: This is a timeless design. It is chunky and delicate at the same time. After sizing the bracelet to my wrist, it feels absolutely wonderful. I am just in love with it.
 

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You know, it's not easy adjusting those bands. Since there are no micro adjustment holes on the clasp one is left to try to find half links ( I believe they're 8mm while the full link is 10mm ). I have a 7 in. wrist and lucked out with the F1, which had one half link, and is appreciably thicker in height, but have had to order 3 half links for each of my regular quartz models to make them fit properly! Don't know why watch companies manufacture without the micro/clasp option.
 

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My only Kirium is the F1 version, and I was able to make it fit nicely by using one half-link on the bracelet. You mentioned the watch's thickness.. I do love the way it wears bold on the wrist, without being a huge watch.



You know, it's not easy adjusting those bands. Since there are no micro adjustment holes on the clasp one is left to try to find half links ( I believe they're 8mm while the full link is 10mm ). I have a 7 in. wrist and lucked out with the F1, which had one half link, and is appreciably thicker in height, but have had to order 3 half links for each of my regular quartz models to make them fit properly! Don't know why watch companies manufacture without the micro/clasp option.
 

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Ahh.. the Kirium. Like enrico, it was the first watch that made me take notice of TH. Back then, I couldn't afford one. Now, I have collected 5 Kirium watches. Love the chronographs and the F1. Will share some photos in this thread later. :)
 

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Please do !!

I ALMOST bought the Kirium Chronometer back 12 years ago, but I saw the 2000 Classic automatic, and I felt it was a more "eternal design". And I was right. If I had only one TAG, that would have been it, as it was for so many years (until I had the expensive idea of joining this forum!)

But now that I do have a modest collection, a Kirium could not have been left out for sure :)



Ahh.. the Kirium. Like enrico, it was the first watch that made me take notice of TH. Back then, I couldn't afford one. Now, I have collected 5 Kirium watches. Love the chronographs and the F1. Will share some photos in this thread later. :)
 

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I bought my 6000 just before the Kirium was marketed and I saw it as a natural progression/amalgamation of ideas from the 6000 and S/EL ranges.
As I had bought a quartz 6000, when I first saw the Kirium Chronometer with the lovely blue dial, I instantly wanted one but could simply not afford one.

These days, the appeal of this watch has died down and there are many others that sit above it in the wish list. Right now, a 6000 Chronometer is higher on my agenda but of course, I do still want that blue dialed Chronometer; just not yet.
 

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I do have much respect for the 6000 series althogh there is not one in my collection. What I can say is: the Kirium is a very wearable watch with great fit.
 
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Mine is a regular quartz with the grey/gun metal dial and the Mercedes hands.

My daily wearer.. Sometimes I dont even feel I have a watch on my wrist: its that comfortable !
 

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made me wanna wear my Kirium F1 right now :)
 

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I just got my WL1114 in the mail last night! I have been looking for about a year and finally pulled the trigger on purchasing one that I trusted to be authentic. Today I hope to get it to an AD for a buff and battery. Watch Fashion accessory Jewellery
 

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The Kirium is an amazing watch to wear (and to look at!) Yours has a great color combi. Love the colored logo on the gray dial. Congrats :)
 

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almost off topic but someone just picked up a bargain Kirium Chronometer (assuming it's real of course...).
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anyone from here?
Although it's a great watch at a great price, they occasionally can be found at those prices, probably because the Kirium is no longer in production. Unless it is an F1 ana-digi versiin that is a bit rarer.

A few months ago I saw a silvered dial Kirium Chronometer in a pawn-shop in Las Vegas for around 500 bucks. But, they can be sold for twice that if complete with boxes and manuals.
 

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I just paid $600 for mine. Definitely on the higher scale for what the going rate is on eBay, but it came with all the links, boxes and papers. Normally if the deal is too good to be true, it probably is.

Has anyone found a rubber strap that works well with the Kirium?
 
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