Heuer Monza

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The Heuer Monza is the beautiful, though far less famous sibling to the Heuer Monaco. It was originally released in 1975 to honour Ferrari’s Formula One World Championship win in 1975 with Niki Lauda and Clay Regazzoni, it was available for sale until the early ’80s but was discontinued before the merger between TAG and Heuer in 1985.

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Wood Watch by Slim Timber

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The Wood Watch by Slim Timber is an achievement tried by others in the past, but never to quite this degree of success. Each of the wooden creations is made from stabilised seven-ply maple skateboard wood, the stabilisation is achieved by placing the wood in a partial vacuum which sucks the air out of it, this air is then replaced by resin – making the wood water-resistant and very hard wearing.

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ARCHIMEDE Pilot Chronograph

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The ARCHIMEDE Pilot Chronograph is a modern take on the classic pilot’s chronograph, it’s powered by a Swiss automatic movement (Eta 7750 Elaboré) and the 3 piece stainless steel case is rated to a depth of 50 metres. From a design perspective, the watch has that timeless look about it and will remain entirely unaffected by fads in watchmaking over the coming decades.

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Monaco LS by TAG Heuer

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The TAG Heuer Monaco is one of those iconic timepieces that even casual fans of horology immediately recognise, the design was first introduced in 1969 to honour the Monaco Grand Prix but it wasn’t until 2 years later when Steve McQueen used one during the filming of the 1971 film “Le Mans” that the popularity of the watch began to take off.

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Bremont ALT1-Z Zulu

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Bremont is British watchmaker famous for creating timepieces that can handle staggering extremes in temperature, air pressure and water pressure, one of the models can even handle being ejected out of a U-2 spy plane at 100,000 feet into -40C at 600+mph. This capability becomes immediately useful the next time the mother-in-law comes to visit.

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