Watches For Action Men

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Watches For Action Men

Words by Mr Alex Doak

10 December 2015

Mr Jo Siffert sported a white-dial Tag Heuer Autavia at the 1000 Kilometres of Monza, Italy, 1970. Photograph by Rainer W. Schlegelmilch/ Getty Images

Mr Louis Blériot

From left: Mr Louis Blériot crosses the English Channel, 25 July 1909; the Zenith Pilot Type 20 GMT. Photograph PVDE/ Bridgeman Images

Sir Edmund Hillary

From left: Sir Edmund Hillary in Nepal on his return from the summit, 25 June 1953; the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer. Photograph Ullsteinbild/ TopFoto

Mr Jacky Ickx

From left: Mr Jacky Ickx at the Italian F1 Grand Prix at Monza, 1969; the Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919. Photograph by Manou Zurini/ DPPI

Mr Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

From left: Mr Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in New York, 11 January 1938; the IWC Schaffhausen Pilot’s Watch. Photograph Corbis

Mr Gianni Agnelli

From left: Mr Gianni Agnelli at the Fiat test track in Turin, 1956; the Omega Seamaster PloProf. Photograph by Erich Lessing/ Magnum Photos

Mr Scott Carpenter

From left: astronaut Mr Scott Carpenter on the beach in Florida; the Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute. Photograph by Ralph Morse/ The LIFE Premium Collection/ Getty Images

Mr Jo Siffert

From left: Porsche driver Mr Jo Siffert, Monza, 25 April 1969; the TAG Heuer Autavia. Photograph by Rainer W Schlegelmilch/ Getty Images

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